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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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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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After the success of the very first Belgian APAT event back in September, 2015 promises to be bigger and grander with no less than four APAT weekends on the calendar. The tournament series, dubbed the APAT Belgian Amateur Poker Tour, kicked off in the beautiful ‘Casino de Spa’ last Friday with a Belgian premier: the...
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The Amateur Poker Association & Tour (APAT) stage-managed their most recent event – the Coral-sponsored UK Team Championship, at the Genting Club, Stoke with 30 teams of 8 members each from around the UK combining into the 240-player 2-day deepstack MTT.  With a £12,000 prize pool paid out on a 50/50 basis to the top...
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Glasgow’s Alea Casino played host to the APAT Scottish National Poker Championship weekend where a sell-out crowd gathered to play the 2-day deepstack Main Event, the Scottish Amateur Poker Championship, in the latest from the APAT Season 7 Calendar.  With a strong Scottish contingent, from both the APAT faithful and new players alike, they mixed...
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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...
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London, May 16th, 2013  The Amateur Poker Association & Tour has today announced that it has acquired one of the UK’s leading pub poker chains; the Live Pub Poker League, in a deal designed to offer high quality poker experiences to amateur players of all levels. APAT Managing Director, Des Duffy, explains “APAT is synonymous...
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The final table of this weekend’s Genting APAT United Kingdom Amateur Poker Championship brought with it a strong sense of deja vu, as familiar names took their seats in front of a large rail at Stoke’s Genting Casino. Amongst them were Manchester Pro Am Champion George Downey, recently crowed European Amateur Champion Carl Pilgrim and...
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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 Amateur Poker (ECOAP) at Nottingham’s Dusk Till Dawn poker club....
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The Republic of Ireland; captained by Dublin’s Frank Bailie, have won the two day APAT European Amateur Team Championship.  Leading from the outset, the Irish held their nerve under tremendous pressure to run out comfortable winners in the end; repeating their European title win of 2009. Bailie selected a very experienced team for the Championship;...
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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 Of The Series competition; where a ISPT Wembley seat awaits...
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The Amateur Poker Association & Tour (APAT) have today announced a partnership with the International Stadiums Poker Tour (ISPT), which will cover four APAT Championship festivals in season six. The partnership will start with this weekend’s APAT European Championship of Amateur Poker (ECOAP) which takes place at Dusk Till Dawn. ISPT UK representative Stephen McLean...
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