Congratulations to Steve Warburton for his runner up finish to John Juanda at the EPT Barcelona main event yesterday, winning €941k for his efforts. Steve is no stranger to APAT having competed in the APAT Pro League in season four, where he finished fourth in the...

134 players braved the adverse Edinburgh weather on Saturday morning 4th July and made the decision that indoors was the place to be – and to fight it out for the title of Scottish Amateur Poker Champion. Despite the traditional APAT slow structured event, it was...

Friday 29th May saw action get under way for the first stop of APAT’s Season 9 Tour at Grosvenor’s G Casino at Ricoh Arena in Coventry, and following a reduction of the field to 27 players, play resumed for Day 2 at noon on Sunday. First...

May 3rd 2015, London:  The Amateur Poker Association & Tour (APAT) is delighted to announce details for Season 9 of its popular tour for recreational poker players. Seasonal highlights include: Non-standard poker variants included in National Tour dates:   The year-on-year success of the WCOAP, with its...

The final day of the 7th annual World Championship of Amateur Poker saw three bracelets awarded in event #15 Cash Championship, event #17 World Amateur Poker Championship main event and event #20 Heads-Up Championship. While the majority of focus was undoubtedly on the 92 players who...

Day 9 of the World Championship of Amateur Poker proved memorable for long term APAT favourite Don Roberts, who took his first title, winning gold in event #19 HORSE Championship.  Roberts, who had taken the silver medal in event #9 Stud Championship earlier in the week, showed...

Chris Webber won his second WCOAP bracelet, when talking down event #18 Pot Limit Omaha High Low.  The event drew a sold out 80 runners and following a very hard fought final table, it was Webber who took the Championship title and bracelet, beating Frenchman...

Day 7 at the World Championship of Amateur Poker saw bracelets awarded in event #11 World Amateur Team Championship, event #14 Shootout Championship and event #15 Crazy Pineapple Championship.  In addition, day 1a of the Cash Championship was played. Event #11 World Amateur Team Championship was a...

Day 6 of the World Championship of Amateur Poker brought a bracelet for Joe Craig in event #12 Six-Max Championship and David Sherman in event #13 Razz Championship. Joe Craig overcame a field of 148 runners to win the Six-Max Championship, beating Darren Smith heads up, with...

Florian Calin won event #10 - High Roller Championship, beating Italian international Giuseppe Maggisano, with Spanish international Laura Ramallo taking the bronze medal. 69 players entered the event and the final payouts were as follows: Place Player Prize 1st Florian Calin £4,145 2nd Maggisano Giuseppe £2,900 3rd Laura Ramallo £1,860 4th...

The fourth day of the APAT World Championship of Amateur Poker brought Bracelets for Stewart Kirby and Balasz Somodi. Kirby took down event #7 No Limit Hold'em, beating Mark Nelson (Silver) and Benjamin Naylor (Bronze).  The £55 buy in event had 158 runners. Somodi (pictured below) won...

Day 3 of the WCOAP saw two bracelets awarded. Italian team player Gabriel Iemmeto took the honours in event #5 Mix Max Championship, beating Adam Watkins heads up, with Grant Gardener taking the bronze.  Remarkably for Iemmeto, it was his second bracelet win in 24 hours having captured...