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The Amateur Poker Association & Tour (APAT) in partnership with Coral Poker, are proud to announce details of the 2016 World Championship of Amateur Poker (WCOAP). The eighth edition of the WCOAP will take place at Aspers Casino in Stratford, London, between March 19th and 28th (Easter Monday) and offer 22 bracelet events across a...
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The Casino de Spa hosted the very first APAT Benelux Championship, where the event also marked the Grand Final of the highly supported inaugural season of the APAT Belgian Amateur Poker Tour. With the classic €110 Main Event and no less than 9 Side Events, the 6-day festival was a feast for the recreational player!...
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Congratulations to former APAT main event winner Niall Farrell, who has just won the main event of the Malta leg of the European Poker Tour.  The Scot went one better than APAT Pro League winner Steve Warburton, who finished runner up at the previous leg of the EPT in Barcelona last month. Farrell; who took...
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141 players descended on the G Casino in Manchester for the ninth annual Coral European Amateur Poker Championship, the latest leg of the APAT tour. With 15,000 starting chips and a 45 minute clock, the £110 buy in event afforded keen amateur players plenty of play in the chase for over £14,000 in prize money,...
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Playing poker for 6 months…that is all the experience Massimo Di Perri needed to win a national APAT Championship! With an amazing performance he absolutely dominated the final stages of the Main Event en route to a €6.397 payday in his first ever casino tournament! With 317 players entering the Main Event of the Belgian...
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Congratulations to Steve Warburton for his runner up finish to John Juanda at the EPT Barcelona main event yesterday, winning €941k for his efforts. Steve is no stranger to APAT having competed in the APAT Pro League in season four, where he finished fourth in the Luton leg before taking a bronze medal in the...
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134 players braved the adverse Edinburgh weather on Saturday morning 4th July and made the decision that indoors was the place to be – and to fight it out for the title of Scottish Amateur Poker Champion. Despite the traditional APAT slow structured event, it was only 90 minutes into play before Gregory Barbour’s pocket...
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May 3rd 2015, London:  The Amateur Poker Association & Tour (APAT) is delighted to announce details for Season 9 of its popular tour for recreational poker players. Seasonal highlights include: Non-standard poker variants included in National Tour dates:   The year-on-year success of the WCOAP, with its huge variety of poker events, has given rise...
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The final day of the 7th annual World Championship of Amateur Poker saw three bracelets awarded in event #15 Cash Championship, event #17 World Amateur Poker Championship main event and event #20 Heads-Up Championship. While the majority of focus was undoubtedly on the 92 players who remained to fight for the main event title, the...
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Day 2 of the Coral World Championship of Amateur Poker saw three coveted WCOAP bracelets awarded, the highlight being Paresh Doshi’s successful defence of his 2014 PLO crown, in event #1.  Doshi outlasted 65 other entrants, beating Dorina Clochan heads up, with Shan Bhatia taking the Bronze medal. Elsewhere on day 2, Milena Langdale became the second woman...
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The World Championship Of Amateur Poker (WCOAP) has gone from strength to strength over the years and the 2015 offering kicked off on Saturday at Aspers Stratford Casino in East London starting a 10-day 20-event spectacular for amateur players to hone their skills, or even cut their teeth, in a plethora of events that includes...
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Coventry’s Ricoh Arena played host to the season 8 Coral European Amateur Poker Championship. With all seats sold out and a 30 player alternate list, players were competing for a prize pool of £16,300, on top of national Gold and the coveted European amateur title. The two day event started at 2.30pm on Saturday and...
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