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APAT 10th Anniversary Season - Announcement
« on: May 09, 2016, 12:14:44 PM »
May 9, 2016, London:  The Amateur Poker Association & Tour (APAT) is delighted to announce details of the tenth season of its critically acclaimed tour for recreational players.  The season will open with the English Amateur Poker Championship, being held at Grosvenor Casino, Newcastle on May 28th & 29th and run to the APAT North American Championship, which will take place in Las Vegas in June 2017.

Season highlights include:-

New headline partner:  APAT welcomes the UK"s largest casino chain, Grosvenor Casinos, as its headline sponsor in Season 10.  The partnership comes on the back of ten years of close cooperation between the parties and demonstrates a continuing increase in poker investment by Grosvenor.

Viva Las Vegas:  To celebrate our tenth year anniversary, APAT is awarding thousands of pounds worth of added and guaranteed Las Vegas packages.  The anniversary packages, which will include a seat at the WSOP Colossus* event in summer 2017 - in addition to travel and accommodation, will be awarded to the following:-

  -   9 x APAT National Amateur Champions
  -   WCOAP Main Event Champion
  -   APAT #1 Ranked Player
  -   Live Pub Poker League National Champion
  -   APAT live event Vegas satellite winners, with guaranteed seats
  -   APAT online satellite winners, with guaranteed seats

Online:  Grosvenor Poker will host APAT's online Championship events and the winner of each will receive an added value seat at a GUKPT £550 main event.

All*Stars:  Close to 2,000 players have achieved an APAT All*Stars ranking over the past ten years and these players will now be able to opt in and earn the highest level of rewards possible at Grosvenor Poker.

WCOAP:  The extremely popular World Championship of Amateur Poker will be hosted at Grosvenor Casino, Manchester, between April 8th & 17th, 2017.  The festival will feature 18 bracelet events, including the prestigious 8 Game Players Championship, World Amateur Team Championship and World Amateur Poker Championship main event.

Live Stream:  APAT will broadcast live from National Amateur Championship events in Season 10, in addition to providing a live update blog.  The streams will be recorded for future playback on APAT's video channel.  APAT viewers will be able to enjoy a whole new level of engagement with the live stream, with APAT's soon to be released Staker game.

APAT Season 10 Schedule

Dates   Venue   
28-29 May 2016   English Amateur Poker Championship, Grosvenor Newcastle
9-10 Jul 2016   European Amateur Poker Championship, Grosvenor Luton
12-15 Aug 2016   Belgian Amateur Poker Championship, Spa Belgium
16-18 Sep 2016   Welsh Amateur Poker Championship, Grosvenor Cardiff
30-31 Oct 2016   Irish Amateur Poker Championship, Regency Hotel Dublin
10-13 Nov 2016   Benelux Amateur Poker Championship, Namur Belgium
26-27 Nov 2016   UK Amateur Poker Championship, Grosvenor Portsmouth
4-5 Feb 2017   Scottish Amateur Poker Championship, Grosvenor Edinburgh
11-12 Mar 2017   UK Team Poker Championship, Grosvenor Blackpool
8-17 Apr 2017   World Championship Of Amateur Poker (WCOAP), Grosvenor BNR Manchester
Jun 2017           North American Poker Championship, Las Vegas

Further details can be found on the APAT website, alongside entry details for the upcoming English Amateur Poker Championship and full WCOAP and Online Tour schedules.

APAT Season 10 Discussion Thread can be found HERE
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