The Fitzwilliam Card Club, Dublin, Ireland hosted the APAT 2013 Irish National Poker Championship, where almost 100 runners gathered to play the 2-day deepstack spectacular in the latest event of the APAT Season 7 Calendar. APAT National Championships always attracts players from far and wide and this event was no exception, as players from the UK travelled to the Emerald Isle to take on the Irish contingent – mainland Europe was also well represented, as players from France, Germany, Poland and even Latvia were in attendance, truly emphasizing APAT’s ever-growing reputation across Europe.
Dusk till Dawn, Nottingham hosted the 2013 APAT United Kingdom Championship of Amateur Poker, held over the August bank holiday weekend. This annual festival is one of the most anticipated on the APAT Calendar as it incorporates several poker disciplines, including the UK Amateur Poker Championship - a two day deepstack with a great structure which attracts amateur players from far and wide. 189 runners took part in this year’s event, a great turnout on a very busy weekend for poker across the UK, generating a prize pool of nearly £20,000.
The G Casino, Cardiff held the 2013 Welsh Amateur Poker Championship over the weekend of August 3rd. With a £75 buy in and a 15,000 starting stack running to a 45 minute clock the field, made up of APAT members from around the U.K. 114 runners battled it out to see who would become the new Welsh Champion – with a prize pool just over £8,500. Added to this were APAT Gold, Silver and Bronze medals to the first three players, as well as an added seat in the Main Event of the 2014 World Championships of Amateur Poker The Welsh Championship was the Main Event of the weekend – but also part of the weekend were two side events – Leg 2 of the Cash Tour Championship, played on the Friday evening and Leg 2 of the Pot Limit Omaha Championship – played on Sunday afternoon. Both these events, along with the Main Event, held APAT Ranking Points for the top placed finishers – these points, won at events throughout Season 7 – both live and online – will result in an overall Ranking Points Leaderboard – the eventual winner of which will receive a once-in-a-lifetime package to Las Vegas with APAT in 2014.
APAT held its English Championship event at the splendid G Casino, Coventry over the weekend of June 29/30. With a £75 buy in and a 15,000 starting stack running to a 45 minute clock the field, made up of APAT members from around the U.K. battled it out to see who would become the new English Champion, with 2012 winner Mike Hudson not among the 147 runners who built up a prize pool just over £11,000. Added to this were APAT Gold, Silver and Bronze medals to the first three players, as well as an added seat in the Main Event of the 2014 World Championships of Amateur Poker The English Championship was the Main Event of the weekend – but also part of the weekend were two side events – Leg 1 of the Cash Tour Championship, played on the Friday evening and Leg 1 of the Pot Limit Omaha Championship – played on Sunday afternoon. Both these events, along with the Main Event, held APAT Ranking Points for the top placed finishers – these points, won at events throughout Season 7 – both live and online – will result in an overall Ranking Points Leaderboard – the eventual winner of which will receive a once-in-a-lifetime package to Las Vegas with APAT in 2014.

French player Christophe Charlet took the honours at the APAT Masters, winning £4,500 and the prestigious Gold Medal.  The event, ran on the pitch of the iconic Wembley Stadium as part of the International Stadiums Poker Tour featured a mixture of amateur and professional players. The final result...

London, May 16th, 2013  The Amateur Poker Association & Tour has today announced that it has acquired one of the UK’s leading pub poker chains; the Live Pub Poker League, in a deal designed to offer high quality poker experiences to amateur players of all...

The Amateur Poker Association & Tour (APAT) are pleased to announce it's support for the upcoming UK Deaf Poker Main Event to be held at Star City, Birmingham on 15th June 2013. The winner of this annual event will receive entry into the National Main Event...

Easter Monday saw the conclusion of the 5 day APAT WCOAP festival, 5 days which saw over 900 entries into the range of events across poker disciplines from Hold Em to HORSE and Razz. 64 players returned from the 451 starters over two days of the...

With three APAT WCOAP events, plus a regular evening tournament place taking place, Sunday at DTD saw every table in use, in a packed club. For Day1b of the Main Event, 212 players joined the 239 who played 1a to create a 451 runner field and...

A crowd of over 200 people watched the presentation of APAT's Annual Awards at Dusk Till Dawn last night. Popular member and travel guru Paul Davis was inducted into the 'Hall of Fame' for his service to APAT and its community. Elsewhere, double National Amateur Champion Carl...

The third day of the five day APAT WCOAP festival saw another two bracelets awarded, and the first day one of the main event where 239 players took to the felt and by the close only 33 remained led by Scunthorpe player, Natalia Breviglieri. The chip...

On another busy day at the APAT World Championship of Amateur Poker at Dusk Till Dawn three Bracelet events were concluded. At the end of the two day World Amateur Team Championship England beat Italy in the final stage; the Heads Up matches, to secure the...