Author Topic: January 11, 2009 - APAT UK Amateur Championship - Entry Opens This Week  (Read 2387 times)

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Dear Member,

Welcome to the latest edition of the APAT Newsletter, which features the result of the UK Online Championship and entry details for the first live event of 2009 - the UK Amateur Poker Championship. 


Congratulations to Matthew Roberts from Cheltenham, who has won the APAT United Kingdom Online Championship, beating a field of 236 runners, to take down a first prize of $3,186, National Gold Medal and entry to a GUKPT main event. 

Bob Ballou from Bexhill-On-Sea took the Silver Medal while Brian Martin from Middlewich took Bronze.

Detailed tournament report:


The week ahead sees three days of satellites on Blue Square for the United Kingdom Amateur Poker Championship, which takes place at the Grosvenor Casino in Walsall, on February 7th & 8th, with play starting at 2.30pm on both days.

This event is a two day, No limit Texas Hold Em tournament, where players will start with 10,000 chips, on 45 minute levels. 

The winner will receive a National Title, Championship Trophy & Gold Medal, significant cash prize and an entry to the prestigious GUKPT Champion Of Champions tournament later this year.

The satellite schedule is as follows:  Monday features a $20 + $2 freezeout, Tuesday a $10 + $1 freezeout, with a $5 + $0.50 rebuy taking place on Wednesday.  All satellites start at 8pm. 

All remaining seats will be sold via the APAT home page at 9pm sharp on Thursday.  The entry fee for the event is £75 and no registration fee will be charged.

Link to the APAT home page:


Join over 250 players who have already registered to compete for thirty Poker Clubs in the online National League, which starts on February 1st at 8pm. 

Clubs participating include Aberdeen Poker Club, Blackpool Poker Club, Carlisle Poker Club, Sunderland Poker Club, Stoke Poker Club and many others, so click through and join like minded players for a low buy in competitive online league, with match days every fortnight. 

Four members of the Championship winning Club will win GUKPT main event entries.

Link to National League details:

We look forward to your participation at an APAT event in Season Three and hope to meet many of you in Walsall.


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