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Player Briefing

888poker.com APAT Welsh Amateur Poker Championships


DATE

Saturday 28th May to Sunday 29th May


VENUE

Unit 8
Capital Retail Park
Leckwith Road
Cardiff
CF11 8EG

Telephone: 02920 382810

http://www.les-croupiers.co.uk/

DIRECTIONS

Can be found at http://www.les-croupiers.co.uk/index-4.html

CAR PARKING

Car parking is widely available outside Les Croupiers and the venue will give you a ticket to display.

DRESS CODE


The dress code in the casino is smart casual.

REGISTRATION

Memebership to the casino is free. All you will need to do is come to the casino with some form of identification for instant membership. A current valid Driving License or Passport is the easiest way to provide identification. If you do not have one of these, then a Debit/Credit Card along with a proof of your address is required (i.e. Bank Statement, recent Utility Bill etc).


ENTRY FEE

888poker.com APAT Welsh Amateur Poker Championships: £75 per person, a registration fee will not be charged. A Player List will be on this thread. Capacity is 150 runners and any remaining seats will go on sale at the venue at midday on Saturday 28th May.

The buy in for the Specialist Series Pot Limit Omaha Hi-Lo event on Sunday 29th May is £25+£5.  Seats for this event will be allocated on a first come first served basis to players from Saturday evening via the Cash Desk at the venue.

SCHEDULE


This event will run over two days.  Play commences at 2.30pm on Saturday.

Play is expected to finish at around 2.00am on day one.  Players left in will return for a 2.30pm start on Sunday, with the final expected to finish around 10.00pm that evening.

Due to the nature of tournament Poker, end of day timings are estimated.

Please note that for Season Five APAT has adjusted the Tournament Structure and Payouts. Details are contained on this thread: http://www.apat.com/forum/index.php?topic=8045.0

Specialist Series - Pot Limit Omaha- Hi Lo

This event will run on Sunday from 3.30pm, to a finish.

FIELD


The Amateur Championship field will consist of up to 150 players plus alternates during the first two levels.

The Specialist Series event will be capped at a maximum of 50 players.


PRIZES

The prize pool breakdown for the UK Amateur National Championship event will be confirmed at the Casino when the final number of runners in each event is reached.

The winner of the Amateur Championship will win an entry to a UKIPT main event and the top three finishers in the Amateur Championship Gold, Silver and Bronze medals.

The Winner of the Amateur Championship event will also win the Welsh Amateur Championship trophy.

The Specialist Series Event will be paid in accordance with the venue"s standard payout for a 50 runner event

ALTERNATES


Alternates will be allowed the opportunity to take part during the first two levels of the Amateur Championship event, should it reach 150 runners.

Please note that all entrance fees will be paid out in prize money.  APAT will not retain any fee for running this event for our members.

BUFFET

There will be a buffet for players on the Saturday evening at this event, from the Chinese restaurant contained within Les Cropiers.  See http://www.les-croupiers.co.uk/index-6.html


PRESS

Journalists from a number of Poker magazines and a photographer will be present on both days.  We hope to feature a number of images from the tournament on our website and in APAT Magazine after the event.

By entering this tournament you accept that your image may be used in APAT TV, press and marketing campaigns.

LIVE UPDATE

Technology allowing, APAT intend to run a live update on the event and we will be posting player pictures and chip counts throughout the weekend.  Feel free to tell your friends and family, who can follow your progress on the forum.  Guests will need to register on the forum to see pictures from the event.  Registration is free.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS


Please note the event is subject to the terms & conditions of the Amateur Poker Association & Tour.

CANCELLATIONS


Once a seat has been sold, refunds will not be made.

Players will be able to utilise the APAT Seat Exchange board to trade their seat at the face value.

Seat Exchange Guidelines apply.

FINALLY

As a member of the Amateur Poker Association, we would like you to be aware of your role in our collective responsibility to ensure that the weekend is memorable for every participant, and not just the winner at the end.  We would appreciate you doing your bit to ensure that every player comes away having had the best possible tournament experience.

It only remains for all of us at APAT to wish every player the best of luck in the event.


Richard Prew, APAT Live Events Director
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PLAYER LIST


AllysonJames
AndrewJones
AndrewOverton
AndrewEdwards
AnthonyWilliams
AnthonyJohnson
AnthonyScourfield
AntonyRoss
AshleyMatthews
BenYoung
BenThomas
BobBulman
BrianYates
CeriJones
CharkesMason
CharlesOverton
ChenTam
ChrisFilus
ChrisBurton
ChristianO"hara
Christopher        Retallick
ChristopherMoore
ColinShattock
CraigJones
CraigDawson
CraigThompson
MarkMarchant
DanOwston
DanielBurton
DarrenStanley
DarrenColeman
DarrenUnderhill
DarrenShallis
DarrenMoore
DarrenSherwood
DaveButler
DavidLlewellyn
DavidHoward
DavidRudling-smith
DeanMardon
DeanSaunders
DebbieKimm
DerekGamlin
DionneGlen
DonLogan
DonCleaver
DonRoberts
DylanHerbert
FrankMoszkal
FraserMaclennan
GarethAcreman
GarethOwer
GarethJohns
GaryCox
GarySmolinski
GavinJones
GavinMorgans
GavinPriestley
GerardSmyth
GethinThomas
GianlucaRagusi
GrahamWills
HenryGriffiths
ShugCairnie
IanBosley
JackThompson
JamesStarkey
JasonKemp
JasonStephens
JeldonFernandes
JohnMurray
JPRound
JonFitzmaurice
JonWoodfield
KennethMcbride
KevinDawson
LeeHook
LeeWyatt
LesleyCopley
LeslieFenton
LukaszDaszynski
LynneEtches
MalcolmVince
MarcBrown
MarieSherwood
MarkPorter
MarkWoolmington
MarkRedshaw
MarkCook
MarkLassman
MarkHill
MartynPrime
MattMcKinlay
MatthewPadfield
MaxineMckinlay
MichaelJohns
MichaelPerry
MikeSlee
MikeGale
NeilSillick
NigelLee
PaulWilliams
PaulDavis
PaulMccarthy
PaulHardwidge
PeteSykes
PeterHire
PeterEasy
PeterLuscombe
PeterWinter
RayHolder
RhysClose
RichardRudling-smith
RichardBaker
RichardCowley
RobynOneile
SandyCurrie
StephenJohn
StephenRoderick
SteveRedfern
SteveWintersgill
SteveHarrison
SteveParry
StevenBayliff
StuartPillinger
StuartBlack
SusanPearson
SuzanneHayward
TimMagnus
TodWood
TomPage
TonyThorne
TonyTrippier
VivienneBarber
WarrenJones
WayneThomas
DanielCawley
MarkEagles
DaleTillings
JamesBarber
PaulMcGuinness

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I see Hugh & John-Paul have made the list once again.

Our Mothers will be so proud!
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I see Hugh & John-Paul have made the list once again.

Our Mother"s will be so proud!


Updated it, but clearly your mothers must have been the ones that signed you up to 888poker.   ;D

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I see Hugh & John-Paul have made the list once again.

Our Mother"s will be so proud!


Thanks for the change of name again! I wish I could correct all my mistakes as quickly as that.
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