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WCOAP 2022 will run 19th Jun to 3rd Jul both online at Party Poker Sun 19th to Sun 26th Jun, and live at Dusk Till Dawn Wed 29th Jun to Sun 3rd Jul

DateLocation EventStackClockCapStart TimeEst EndBuyin
Sun 19 Junpartypoker#018-Max KO : $40K GTD [2-Day Event]20:05$50+$5
Sun 19 Junpartypoker#02PLO8 : $7.5K GTD [2-Day Event]20:05$50+$5
Mon 20 Junpartypoker#036-Max : $25K GTD [2-Day Event]20:05$50+$5
Tue 21 Junpartypoker#04FLHE : $2.5K GTD [2-Day Event]20:05$50+$5
Tue 21 Junpartypoker#05PLO8 KO : $7.5K GTD [2-Day Event]20:05$50+$5
Wed 22 Junpartypoker#066-Max KO : $40K GTD [2-Day Event]20:05$50+$5
Thu 23 Junpartypoker#07Mix-Max KO : $25K GTD [2-Day Event]20:05$50+$5
Thu 23 Junpartypoker#08PLO : $7.5K GTD [2-Day Event]20:05$50+$5
Fri 24 Junpartypoker#097-Max Turbo : $10K GTD [1-Day Event]20:05$50+$5
Sat 25 Junpartypoker#107-Max Turbo KO : $20K GTD [1-Day Event]20:05$50+$5
Sun 26 Junpartypoker#11WCOAP Online Championship : $75K GTD [2-Day Event] [1RE]20:05$100+$9
Sun 26 Junpartypoker#12PLO KO : $10K GTD [2-Day Event]20:05$50+$5
Sun 26 Junpartypoker & DTD#13WCOAP Main Event Day 1a Online [Day 2 at DTD]20:05£125+£25
Wed 29 JunDusk Till Dawn#14WCOAP International Team Championship Day 1.115:0018:30£100+£20
Wed 29 JunDusk Till Dawn#14WCOAP International Team Championship Day 1.219:0022:30-
Wed 29 JunDusk Till Dawn#15WCOAP Short Deck Championship50k2012020:0004:00£50+£10
Thu 30 JunDusk Till Dawn#14WCOAP International Team Championship Day 2.115:0018:30-
Thu 30 JunDusk Till Dawn#16WCOAP High Roller Championship (Open Event)50k304818:0004:00£300+£40
Thu 30 JunDusk Till Dawn#14WCOAP International Team Championship Day 2.219:0002:30-
Thu 30 JunDusk Till Dawn#17WCOAP ROE (NLHE/PLO) Championship50k2012020:0003:30£50+£10
Fri 1 JulDusk Till Dawn#13WCOAP Main Event Day 1b100k3018015:0000:30£125+£25
Fri 1 JulDusk Till Dawn#18WCOAP Bounty Championship50k2013519:0004:00£100+£20
Sat 2 JulDusk Till Dawn#13WCOAP Main Event Day 1c100k3022515:0000:30£125+£25
Sat 2 JulDusk Till Dawn#19WCOAP NLHE Tag Championship50k305417:0003:00£100+£20
Sat 2 JulDusk Till Dawn#20WCOAP NLHE Mix Max Championship50k207220:0003:30£100+£20
Sun 3 JulDusk Till Dawn#13WCOAP Main Event Day 24014:0023:00-
Sun 3 JulDusk Till Dawn#21WCOAP Shootout Championship50k2018015:0022:30£50+£10
Sun 3 JulDusk Till Dawn#22WCOAP PLO Championship50k2014419:0003:00£100+£20
Sun 3 JulDusk Till Dawn#23WCOAP Win The Button Championship50k207220:0003:30£50+£10

LIVE EVENT BUY-IN AND REGISTRATION

Pre-event buy-in and registration is available for all live events via Party Poker Holding Tanks, Luxon Pay and in-person at DTD.

 

*** ALL PAYOUTS FOR LIVE EVENTS WILL BE MADE VIA THE SAME METHOD THAT EACH PLAYER USED TO REGISTER EACH EVENT ***

 

Via Party Poker Holding Tanks, which will close at 9pm on Monday 27 Jun for all events, and the only option to withdraw from a Holding Tank registered event after this time will be in person at the DTD registration desk prior to the event start time.

Via Luxon Pay, with buy-in options closing for daily events at 9pm on the evening prior to each daily schedule, and the only option to withdraw from a Luxon registered event after this time will be in person at the DTD registration desk prior to the event start time.

If you are visiting Dusk Till Dawn in Nottingham, you can register for WCOAP live events at the cash desk.

 

Event Registration On The Day

Event registration will take place at the DTD registration desk on the day for all events.  Registration for all daily events will be open from 60 minutes prior to the first daily event.

Where events hit capacity then an Alternates List will run, with names added to the list up until the end of late registration, with players offered a seat as one becomes available.

Any registered player late to take their seat in an event will have their chips put in play after 60 mins, except for the Main Event which will be at the first break.

Team entry to the Team Championship on Wed/Thu is controlled by APAT and entry is available by APAT INVITATION ONLY.

Date & TimeEventBuy-inCapPPHTLuxonDTD
Wed 29 Jun 2022WCOAP International Team Championship£100+£206406464
Wed 29 Jun 2022WCOAP Short Deck Championship£50+£10120484824
Thu 30 Jun 2022WCOAP High Roller Championship (Open Event)£300+£4048191910
Thu 30 Jun 2022WCOAP ROE (NLHE/PLO) Championship£50+£10120484824
Fri 1 Jul 2022WCOAP Main Event Day 1B£125+£25180727236
Fri 1 Jul 2022WCOAP Bounty Championship£100+£20135545427
Sat 2 Jul 2022WCOAP Main Event Day 1C£125+£25225909045
Sat 2 Jul 2022WCOAP NLHE Tag Championship£100+£2054202014
Sat 2 Jul 2022WCOAP NLHE Mix Max Championship£100+£2072282816
Sun 3 Jul 2022WCOAP Shootout Championship£50+£10180727236
Sun 3 Jul 2022WCOAP PLO Championship£100+£20144565632
Sun 3 Jul 2022WCOAP Win The Button Championship£50+£1072282816

PLAYERS WHO HAVE BOUGHT-IN FOR MULTIPLE OVERLAPPING EVENTS

Whilst not wishing to restrict event choices and enjoyment throughout the week, WCOAP 2022 players will be allowed to multi-table, HOWEVER, where a player reaches any Final Table, then the player MUST play that Final Table and only able to play any other event when the Final Table is on a break.

TRAVELLING TO DUSK TILL DAWN

By Car: Dusk Till Dawn, Redfield Way, Nottingham, NG72UW
 
By Tram: The closest tram stop is the QMC. Alight at the QMC and Dusk Till Dawn is around a 10 minute walk away.
 
By Train: The closest mainline train station is Nottingham which offers direct services to and from: London, Manchester & Liverpool.
 
By Plane: East Midlands airport is approximately 25 minutes by taxi away from Dusk Till Dawn.
 
ACCOMMODATION POPULAR WITH POKER PLAYERS

Holiday Inn Castle Marina– Approx 8 minutes drive from Dusk Till Dawn

Premier Inn Castle Marina – Approx 8 minutes drive from Dusk Till Dawn

Village Hotel – Approx 15 minutes drive from Dusk Till Dawn

Travelodge Riverside – Approx 5 minutes drive from Dusk Till Dawn

EVENT STRUCTURES

All live event entries at DTD will play as Freezeouts.

Shot Clocks will be in play for all DTD events – event start will be 30 secs with 4 x 30 secs timebanks, which will be reset at 2-tables out and FT draw, and for the Main Event Day 2.

MAIN EVENT

The Main Event will play as below (online clock 15 mins), with each Day 1 playing down to 15% with all stacks that are ‘put in play’ for Day 2 in the money for at least a min cash.  Any player entering the Main Event online Day 1A may fire a further bullet in either of the Main Event live Day 1B or Day 1C, but automatically and immediately on entry forfeit any qualifying Day 2 stack from the online Day 1A.  Day 2 will start at the level after the earliest Day 1 completed, or at least with an average 33 x BBs (expected level 17), with the Day 2 Dinner Break planned to coincide with the Final Table, and with all breaks tbc.  

Main Event Day 1B & 1C Structure

StartEndLevelSBBBAnteDuration
15:0015:30120050000:30
15:3016:00230060000:30
16:0016:303400800BB00:30
16:3017:0045001,000BB00:30
17:0017:20Break (end of late reg)(chips in play)00:20
17:2017:5056001,200BB00:30
17:5018:2068001,600BB00:30
18:2018:5071,0002,000BB00:30
18:5019:2081,2002,500BB00:30
19:2019:40Break00:20
19:4020:1091,5003,000BB00:30
20:1020:40102,0004,000BB00:30
20:4021:10112,5005,000BB00:30
21:1021:40123,0006,000BB00:30
21:4022:00Break00:20
22:0022:30134,0008,000BB00:30
22:3023:00145,00010,000BB00:30
23:0023:30156,00012,000BB00:30
23:3000:00168,00016,000BB00:30
00:0000:301710,00020,000BB00:30

Main Event Day 2 Structure

StartEndLevelSBBBAnteDuration
14:0014:401710,00020,000BB00:40
14:4015:201810,00025,000BB00:40
15:2016:001915,00030,000BB00:40
16:0016:20Break00:20
16:2017:002020,00040,000BB00:40
17:0017:402125,00050,000BB00:40
17:4018:202230,00060,000BB00:40
18:2018:40Break00:20
18:4019:202340,00080,000BB00:40
19:2020:002460,000120,000BB00:40
20:0020:402580,000160,000BB00:40
20:4021:2026100,000200,000BB00:40
21:2022:0027150,000300,000BB00:40
22:0022:4028200,000400,000BB00:40
22:4023:2029300,000600,000BB00:40
23:2000:0030400,000800,000BB00:40
00:0000:4031500,0001,000,000BB00:40
00:4001:2032600,0001,200,000BB00:40

HIGH ROLLER / TAG 

The High Roller is the only OPEN EVENT at DTD, meaning it is open for ANY PLAYER to play.  The Tag Championship is £100+£20 per team of 2 (an individual may register) and team partners may tag each other in and out of the event at any time that they are not involved in a hand, with no conferring at any time when involved in a hand.  

High Roller / Tag

LevelSBBBAnteDuration
1200500BB00:30
2300600BB00:30
(end of late reg)(chips in play)
3400800BB00:30
45001,000BB00:30
Break 00:20
56001,200BB00:30
68001,600BB00:30
71,0002,000BB00:30
81,5003,000BB00:30
Break00:20
92,0004,000BB00:30
103,0006,000BB00:30
114,0008,000BB00:30
125,00010,000BB00:30
Break00:20
136,00012,000BB00:30
148,00016,000BB00:30
1510,00020,000BB00:30
1615,00030,000BB00:30
1720,00040,000BB00:30
1830,00060,000BB00:30
1940,00080,000BB00:30
2060,000120,000BB00:30
2180,000160,000BB00:30
22100,000200,000BB00:30
23150,000300,000BB00:30

SHORT DECK

Short Deck will play as a ‘Double Chance’ with all players starting with a 50k stack and they may take an additional, and final, 50k stack at any time before the first hand and when not involved in a hand up to the first break, with those not having taken it by the break then automatically receiving it at the break.  SEE FURTHER SHORT DECK INFORMATION AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE.

Short Deck

StartEndLevelAnteBtn AnteDuration
20:0020:20120050000:20
20:2020:402500100000:20
20:4021:003700150000:20
(late reg closes)(1st 50k in play)
21:0021:2041000200000:20
21:2021:4051500300000:20
21:4022:0062000400000:20
22:0022:20Break (2nd 50k in play)00:20
22:2022:4072000500000:20
22:4023:0083000600000:20
23:0023:2094000800000:20
23:2023:401050001000000:20
23:4000:001160001200000:20
00:0000:201280001600000:20
00:2000:40Break00:20
00:4001:0013100002000000:20
01:0001:2014100002500000:20
01:2001:4015150003000000:20
01:4002:0016200004000000:20
02:0002:2017250005000000:20
02:2002:4018300006000000:20
02:4003:0019400008000000:20
03:0003:20205000010000000:20
03:2003:40216000012000000:20
03:4004:00228000016000000:20
04:0004:202310000020000000:20
04:2004:402412500025000000:20
04:4005:002515000030000000:20

ROE (NLHE/PLO) / BOUNTY / MIX MAX / PLO / WIN THE BUTTON

The ROE will play a ’round of each’ starting with NLHE, then PLO.  The Bounty Championship is £50+£50+£20.  The NLHE Mix Max will start as 8-max, then move to 7-max at 49 players and 6-max at 18 players.  PLO is 4-card.  Win The Button is where the winner of the hand will ‘win the button’ for the next hand.

ROE / Bounty / Mix Max / PLO / Win The Button

LevelSBBBAnteDuration
1200500BB00:20
2300600BB00:20
3400800BB00:20
(end of late reg)(chips in play)
45001,000BB00:20
56001,200BB00:20
68001,600BB00:20
Break 00:20
71,0002,000BB00:20
81,5003,000BB00:20
92,0004,000BB00:20
103,0006,000BB00:20
114,0008,000BB00:20
125,00010,000BB00:20
Break00:20
136,00012,000BB00:20
148,00016,000BB00:20
1510,00020,000BB00:20
1615,00030,000BB00:20
1720,00040,000BB00:20
1830,00060,000BB00:20
Break00:20
1940,00080,000BB00:20
2060,000120,000BB00:20
2180,000160,000BB00:20
22100,000200,000BB00:20
23150,000300,000BB00:20

SHOOTOUT

The Shootout Round 1 will play as STTs, with the winner of each STT progressing to the next and final round which will play out as 1 x STT or a 2-table MTT (depending on entries).

Shootout

LevelSBBBAnteDuration
15001,000BB00:20
26001,200BB00:20
38001,600BB00:20
41,0002,000BB00:20
51,5003,000BB00:20
62,0004,000BB00:20
73,0006,000BB00:20
84,0008,000BB00:20
95,00010,000BB00:20
106,00012,000BB00:20
118,00016,000BB00:20
1210,00020,000BB00:20
1315,00030,000BB00:20
1420,00040,000BB00:20

PRIZES

Each exact event prize pool breakdown will be confirmed at the venue after the event has closed for further entries.

Winnings from WCOAP live events at DTD will be paid via the same method as pre-registration for the event – so into your Party Poker Player Account (timescale unknown), your LuxonPay account (immediately on winning, and available to use immediately or withdraw cash in DTD), or paid as cash at DTD for those who register / buy-in at DTD.

ADDED VALUE

We’re delighted to confirm that WCOAP 2022 will award the following Added Value Prizes:

The online #11 $109 8-Max $75k GTD Championship and all live Championship event winners (including the 4 members of the winning team from the International Team Championship, and both members from the Tag Championship) will be awarded a coveted WCOAP Bracelet, with the top 3 players in those individual events and the top 3 teams in team events along with all online event winners awarded APAT Gold, Silver and Bronze medals.

WCOAP Main Event Champion will win a PartypokerLIVE MILLIONS £3,300 buy-in.

WCOAP International Team Champions – each member of the Champions Team will win a PartypokerLIVE MILLIONS £330 online / live Phase buy-in.

WCOAP Player Of The Series (POTS) will win a PartypokerLIVE MILLIONS £330 online / live Phase buy-in.

WCOAP #11 online 8-Max ($75k Gtd) and all DTD live events – Championship Bracelets

WCOAP all online and live events – Championship Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals

PLAYER OF THE SERIES

The Player Of The Series (POTS) will be identified as the player in the WCOAP 2022 who scores the most ranking points from all BRACELET ranking events – these are #11 Online and all live events at DTD (and will include points won in the International Team Championship from the individual player leaderboard over the 2 days based on 1st = 9 pts, 9th = 1 pt).  Points will be awarded to the final 9 players in reverse position, so 1st = 9 pts and 9th = 1 pt.  If 2 or more players top the POTS Leaderboard then it will be decided on most cashes, and thereafter, the highest finishing position in the Main Event.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Please note the event is subject to the terms & conditions of the Amateur Poker Association & Tour, Party Poker, Party Poker Live and Dusk Till Dawn.

PLEASE DIRECT RELEVANT QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS TO THE WCOAP PINNED POST ON THE APAT FACEBOOK GROUP, OR TO MYSELF VIA FACEBOOK OR VIA EMAIL TO tombrady[at]hotmail.co.uk

SHORT DECK FURTHER INFO

DIFFERENCE IN PACK SIZE

All of the 2’s, 3’s, 4’s and 5’s are removed from the standard 52-card pack leaving a game where only 36 cards are used. This means the 6 is the lowest card…. Unless you use an Ace as low.

AN ACE HAS ADDED VALUE

As in traditional Hold’em the Ace can be used as either a High or Low, but in the Short Deck version of the game it can also make up the low and high ends of a straight. As in:

• A 6 7 8 9 is classed as a straight (In this example the Ace is classed as a ‘5’)

HAND RANKING DIFFERENCES – LET THE SIGNIFICANCE SINK IN!

While there are only a few differences in the value of a hand between the 2 formats of Hold’em these are very significant and will prove expensive if forgotten.

In Short Deck Hold’em A Flush beats a Full House – This is because mathematically it is harder to make a flush than a full house from the reduced deck.

FLUSH POSSIBILITIES

In regular Hold’em, players with suited hole cards and two community cards of the same suit have nine cards in the deck from which to make a Flush. Playing the Short Deck game reduces this to five cards. This means a Flush is far harder to hit.

EASIER TO HIT A SET

Playing short deck Hold’em makes it easier to hit a set than when playing the regular game. Short deck players holding a pocket pair have 2 cards remaining from the 34 to give them a set as opposed to 2 cards out of 50 in the regular game.

SHORT DECK HOLD’EM STRATEGY

Players who are used to the regular version of Hold’em should be aware of strategy considerations during a traditional game.

Playing the Short Deck game brings a number of changes. Here are just 5 you need to bear in mind:

• The rule of 4 and 2 turns into the rule of 3 and 6
• Stronger Post-Flop hands are needed
• The chance of being dealt pocket Aces are twice as high
• Hands such as top pair and top kicker have a much lower value
• Single pair hands rarely win a pot

SHORT DECK HAND RANKINGS

 

 

Tom Brady

APAT Live Events Director

 

 

Member Only Added Value

Please note added value will only be available to APAT members. This includes WCOAP Bracelets, Medals and the highest ranked player of the WCOAP prize.

The terms & conditions of the WCOAP can be found here.

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