The G Casino, Cardiff held the 2013 Welsh Amateur Poker Championship over the weekend of August 3rd. With a £75 buy in and a 15,000 starting stack running to a 45 minute clock the field, made up of APAT members from around the U.K. 114 runners battled it out to see who would become the new Welsh Champion – with a prize pool just over £8,500. Added to this were APAT Gold, Silver and Bronze medals to the first three players, as well as an added seat in the Main Event of the 2014 World Championships of Amateur Poker The Welsh Championship was the Main Event of the weekend – but also part of the weekend were two side events – Leg 2 of the Cash Tour Championship, played on the Friday evening and Leg 2 of the Pot Limit Omaha Championship – played on Sunday afternoon. Both these events, along with the Main Event, held APAT Ranking Points for the top placed finishers – these points, won at events throughout Season 7 – both live and online – will result in an overall Ranking Points Leaderboard – the eventual winner of which will receive a once-in-a-lifetime package to Las Vegas with APAT in 2014.

Easter Monday saw the conclusion of the 5 day APAT WCOAP festival, 5 days which saw over 900 entries into the range of events across poker disciplines from Hold Em to HORSE and Razz. 64 players returned from the 451 starters over two days of the...

With three APAT WCOAP events, plus a regular evening tournament place taking place, Sunday at DTD saw every table in use, in a packed club. For Day1b of the Main Event, 212 players joined the 239 who played 1a to create a 451 runner field and...

The third day of the five day APAT WCOAP festival saw another two bracelets awarded, and the first day one of the main event where 239 players took to the felt and by the close only 33 remained led by Scunthorpe player, Natalia Breviglieri. The chip...

On another busy day at the APAT World Championship of Amateur Poker at Dusk Till Dawn three Bracelet events were concluded. At the end of the two day World Amateur Team Championship England beat Italy in the final stage; the Heads Up matches, to secure the...

Over the years, the team from England have arrived at APAT International Team Events as one of the favourites, with the expectations of a nation on their shoulders.  Some England squads have come close, but ultimately, all have failed to live up to that top...

Twenty year old Kieran Plater from Walsall has won the first bracelet event of the 2013 APAT World Championship of Amateur Poker at Dusk Till Dawn, the WCOAP Stud Championship. Kieran, the youngest player in the field, beat 42 other competitiors to take down the...

A great summer of sport will shortly conclude with the London 2012 Paralympics; and it seems strangely fitting that long term APAT member and wheelchair user, Carl Pilgrim, chose this of all weeks to take down the main event at the APAT European Championship of...

Wayne Smith took the Gold Medal in the opening event of the European Championship Of Amateur Poker. Taking place at Nottingham's Dusk Till Dawn poker club, Stud specialist Smith outlasted a tough field to take the title, and an early lead in the ECOAP Player...

The APAT European Championship of Amateur Poker will take place at Nottingham's Dusk Till Dawn between August 24th and 27th.  The ECOAP will feature Championship events Stud, Omaha and Six-Max in addition to the European Amateur Team Championship and the European Amateur Poker Championship main...

The centrepiece of the five day APAT WCOAP festival at Nottingham's Dusk Till Dawn Club was the No Limit Hold’em World Amateur Poker Championship main event, which attracted 405 runners over two starting days, creating a £42,900 prize pool with a first prize of £12,900. The event was run in partnership with www.DTDPoker.com who provided several added value seats to Dusk Till Dawn events for WCOAP Champions. 199 players took part in Day 1a, each starting with 15,000 chips and a deepstack structure affording bountiful play. After 14 levels and 12 hours play 26 players made it through to the final day. On Day1b 206 players began and, with somewhat tighter play to the fore, 38 players made it through.
114 runners participated in the WCOAP Omaha Championship, the concluding event of the 2011 World Championship Of Amateur Poker festival at Dusk Till Dawn in Nottingham. Players began with 10,000 chips and a 30 minute clock providing ample scope for play in this ever popular game. Chris Peers the Heads Up WCOAP made a determined attempt to follow up in this event but exited with two tables remaining. APAT National Champion Steve Redfern unfortunately bubbled the final table, his second bubble finish of this WCOAP, although on this occasion he secured a minor cash. The final table line up, which included international team players from Spain and Italy was as follows: 1    Daniel Partridge 2    Neil Dobney 3    Juan De Diego 4    Henry Griffiths 5    John Valentine 6    Ritesh Chauhan 7    Ian Thompson 8    Andrea Lombardi 9    Joanna Sharp Finishing 9th, in his second WCOAP final table of the year was Dan Partridge, being eliminated by Andrea Lombardi. Chip leader Henry Griffiths then accounted for Jo Sharp, Aces cracked by King-Queen-Jack-Nine.