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Player Briefing APAT Scottish Amateur Poker Championships


Saturday 30th July to Sunday 31st July


Gala Casino
Merchant City,
16-18 Glassford Street,
G1 1UL
Telephone: 0141 553 5410


Multi storey parking above the casino with direct access to reception. Free after 6.00pm discounted before 6.00pm    


Smart casual, no sportswear.


This club operates a Think 21 Policy and new members who are or appear to be under 21 years of age are required to produce official photographic I.D.

ENTRY FEE APAT UK Scottish Amateur Poker Championship: £75 per person, a registration fee will not be charged. A Player List will be on this thread shortly. Capacity is 120 players plus Alternates.


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. Details are contained on this thread:

On Sunday 31st July there will be a side event, £25+£5 No Limit Hold-em: Six Max beginning at 3pm. Entries for this will open not before 4pm on Saturday afternoon.


Some seats remain for this tournament. They will be put on sale on Saturday 30th July, not before midday. First come first served. Payments on the day will be cash only, for £75


The prize pool breakdown for the Scottish Amateur Championship event will be finalised once numbers of Alternates are known

As an indication with 120 runners and a total Prize Pool of £9,000, first prize will be in the region of £3,000

The winning player will receive the Championship trophy and the top individual finishers will win Gold, Silver and Bronze medals.

The individual winner of the event will also win a UKIPT seat courtesy of

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.


There will not be a buffet for players at this event. The venue has both a restaurant and a bar menu to order from throughout the day


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.


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.


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


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
« Last Edit: July 25, 2011, 11:33:17 AM by TightEnd »


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Player list so far (updated with a bit of JB sorting magic ;) )

Ross   Aitken
Francis Bailie
Richard Baker
Jonathan Bannerman
Kellie   Barn
David   Blacklaw
Andrew Blackwood
David   Blane
S Boll
Stephen Brown
David andrew Brown
Craig   Brown
Ben   Burnhill
Hugh   Cairnie
Euan   Cameron
Robert Campbell
Joe   Carr-hill
Rod   Copeland
Alan   Cunningham
Jude   Davidson
Duncan Davies
Chris   Davies
Paul   Davis
Kevin   Dawson
Allan   Deuchars
Peter   Dick
Stephen Donnelly
Jon paul Dorrian
Debjani Duncan
Andrew Duncan
George Eaves
James Eccles
Grant   Ferguson
Kevin   Frame
Mike   Gale
Nirmal   Gidda
Steven Gray
Tom   Hall
Stephen   Hall
Gordon   Happer
Caroline   Hayward
Suzanne   Hayward
Lee   Heggie
Mark   Hendry
Jeanette   Hunt
Paul   Irvine
David bryan   Johnstone
Charles Kearns
Jamie   Kearns
Christopher   Kelly
Blair Kirkland
Gregor Langan
Derek   Liddle
Matthew Lind
John   Little
Mark   Lockhart
Steph   Maccallum
Alisdair Macrae
Andrew Mccullagh
Paul   Mcmenemy
Russell Mcmillan
Scott  Millar
Matthew Milne
Alan Moodie
Christopher   Morrison
Colin Morrison
Cheryl Murphy
John   Murray
Kevin   O hanlon
Andrew Overton
Michael Paterson
Daniel Paterson
Michael Paterson
Nicholas Paterson
Craig   Rattray
Michael Reilly
Don Roberts
Sean Rowe
Paul Sefton
Ian Selkirk
Gerard Smyth
Frank   Soutar
Grant   Speirs
Raymond Steven
Aaron Stewart
Ian Thompson
Martin Turner
David   Watson
David   Whiteford
Andy   Whiteford
Scott   Wilson
Tod Wood
Nazar Wrigley
Gordon Young
« Last Edit: July 25, 2011, 12:15:10 PM by jbworldwide »


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