WCOAP Day 10: Heads Up, Irish and Cash Tournament Championships

In addition to the WCOAP Main Event concluding on the final day, the WCOAP also played host to the Irish Championship, Heads Up Championship and the Cash Tournament Championship. Irish Championship: 1st Jason Cooper £1,135, Gold Medal, WCOAP Bracelet 2nd Ian Thompson £785, Silver Medal 3rd Neville Scott £505, Bronze Medal 4th Jenny Sherman £375 […]

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WCOAP PLO Championship sells out…

The WCOAP PLO Championship was another sell out field with the event capping at 96 players. 9 players made it to the final table: Philip Heinze 383k Jolijn Vandersmisson 262k Dorina Clocan 137k Richard Edwards 135k Millen Ivanov 128k Metodi Shopov 125k Matt Carter 98k Richard Breen 98k Stefan Roder 74k Millan Ivanov was the […]

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WCOAP: World Amateur Poker Champion

Saturday 28th March was the first of two Day 1s for the WCOAP Main Event, with a sell out affair with 155 sitting down at the beginning of the event and the cap of 200 being hit with time to spare in the 3 hour late registration period. Play was fairly standard, 13 levels were […]

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WCOAP Day 10: Heads Up, Irish and Cash Tournament Championships

In addition to the WCOAP Main Event concluding on the final day, the WCOAP also played host to the Irish Championship, Heads Up Championship and the Cash Tournament Championship. Irish Championship: 1st Jason Cooper £1,135, Gold Medal, WCOAP Bracelet 2nd Ian Thompson £785, Silver Medal 3rd Neville Scott £505, Bronze Medal 4th Jenny Sherman £375 […]

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WCOAP PLO Championship sells out…

The WCOAP PLO Championship was another sell out field with the event capping at 96 players. 9 players made it to the final table: Philip Heinze 383k Jolijn Vandersmisson 262k Dorina Clocan 137k Richard Edwards 135k Millen Ivanov 128k Metodi Shopov 125k Matt Carter 98k Richard Breen 98k Stefan Roder 74k Millan Ivanov was the […]

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WCOAP High Roller & Crazy Pineapple

The WCOAP High Rolle was a sell out event with the 96 player cap being hit almost before the event began, with a healthy Alternates list quickly established. Day 1 was active and only 15 players returning for the final day, when it was swiftly cut to a final table of 9: Denas Benevicius 460k […]

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WCOAP: Scotland rule the world…

9 Countries of 4 players each were represented at the International Team Championship during WCOAP 2016 – with one heck of a lot of noise! This year’s team event was an enthusiastic and passionate affair, with Scots arriving draped in the Scottish flag and sporting kilts, and with the Irish with their hair bows and […]

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WCOAP Six Max

144 players sat down to the WCOAP Six Max on Thusday 24th March at Aspers Casino, with the original cap of 120 set for this event able to be extended to please the players waiting on the Alternates list. Final table of 7: Luke Evans 380k Marius Wouters 361k Tristan Chaplin 237.5k Daniel Villarroel-Hanley 226.5k […]

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HORSE and PLO8 Champions crowned…

The much talked about WCOAP HORSE attracted 38 players who were reduced to a Final Table of 8 after circa 7 hours play: 55k Andrew Murrie 51k Richard Breen 50k John Kent 38k Jozsef Erdos 33k Antony Price 26k Edward Jackson-Spivack 25k Jonathan Dugdall 16k Chris Webber and after the elimination of Richard Breen in […]

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7-card Stud and Mixed (ROE) Bracelets at WCOAP 2016

Attracting an excited field for 7-card Stud, they were slowly reduced to a Final Table 8 when in Level 12 with an Ante/Bring In of 500 with limits 1500/3000 Kev O’Hanlon 90k Rikky Wingate 37k Ananda Maharjah 8.5k Vince Eley 22k Warren Coleman 35.5k Stefan Roder 12k Alex Polnarev 68k Jonathan Dugdan 16k Outlasting all […]

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Italy’s incredible WCOAP 2016 performance continues

WCOAP Day 3 yielded Bracelets for Antes Only, Turbo and OFC, with the latter Championship Bronze going to Simon Brooke, Silver to John Black and Gold Medal and Bracelet to Italy’s Gabriel Iemmito, his 4th WCOAP Bracelet following his incredible run in the WCOAP 2015 where he helped his fellow Italian team mates take the […]

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WCOAP bracelets for 8-Game Players Championship, NLHE 3X and Mix Max

WCOAP bracelets for 8-Game Players Championship, NLHE 3X and Mix Max

The second day of the WCOAP saw the conclusion of the 8-Game Players Championship when the Final Table of 7 resumed for the 2 Day event, with 3 APAT regulars holding the top 3 chip stacks: 1  168k  Jen Yue Chiang 2  251k  Gianluca Farabella 3  349k  Ady Lovelock 4  219k  Alex Kiy 5  275k […]

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Italy’s Dorina Clocan Wins Opening Bracelet Event

Italy’s Dorina Clocan Wins Opening Bracelet Event

Italy’s Dorina Clocan has won the first bracelet of the 2016 World Championship of Amateur Poker.  Clocan; partner of three times bracelet winner Gabriel Iemmito, struck Gold in event #3 Shootout, the first to complete on day one of this year’s WCOAP. Elsewhere, Ibraham ‘JJ’ Abashei took a bracelet in event #1 No Limit Hold’em, while […]

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WCOAP Live Updates

The 8th annual World Championship of Amateur Poker has started at Aspers Casino, Stratford, London and you can follow all of the action live here at APAT.com.  We will be bringing you key hand and leaderboard updates throughout the festival via our live update blog while our live stream will come online on Friday, to […]

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Blonde’s Have More Fun At APAT’s Coral UK Team Championship

G Casino Luton was the setting for APAT’s Coral UK Team Championship on 30th/31ST January when 240 players representing 30 teams sat down at the tables to battle it out, and having been a hive of excitement and anticipation in the run up, the spectacular new poker room fell suddenly quiet and things got serious […]

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APAT Announce Details of 2016 World Championship

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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Andy Dodson is UK Amateur Poker Champion

Aspers Casino, Newcastle played host this weekend for the APAT UK Amateur Poker Championship, and with over 50 players bought in 2 hours before kick-off, it was set to be a great event and didn’t disappoint with a healthy 148 entries by the end of late registration generating a prize pool of £11,100. Players sat […]

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INAUGURAL BENELUX AMATEUR POKER CHAMPIONSHIP

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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Niall Farrell Wins EPT Malta Main Event

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. Niall; who took […]

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Dutch Rule Over International Field In Irish Amateur Championship  

The Regency Hotel, Dublin 25th-26th October 2015 saw no less than 13 nationalities fight it out to be crowned the APAT Irish Amateur Poker Champion.  This included a strong Irish and UK contingent joined by players from France, Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, Czech Republic, China, Lithuania, Sweden, Hungary and Ukraine, but it was the Dutch […]

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Dutch Rule Over International Field In Irish Amateur Championship  

The Regency Hotel, Dublin 25th-26th October 2015 saw no less than 13 nationalities fight it out to be crowned the APAT Irish Amateur Poker Champion.  This included a strong Irish and UK contingent joined by players from France, Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, Czech Republic, China, Lithuania, Sweden, Hungary and Ukraine, but it was the Dutch […]

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Norwegian wins Coral European Amateur Title

Norwegian wins Coral European Amateur Title

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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Massimo Di Perri Wins Belgian Championship

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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Dave Burt wins the Welsh Amateur Poker Championship

138 players descended on Cardiff for the triumphant return to the city of the Welsh Amateur Poker Championship. A couple of changes from previous seasons saw an improved blind structure, and two opening days to cater for the big demand for seats. A fast-paced Day 1a ended with Rob Thomas, who is best known as […]

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Steve Warburton wins €941k at EPT Barcelona

Steve Warburton wins €941k at EPT Barcelona

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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Tom Noble is Scottish Amateur Poker Champion

Tom Noble is Scottish Amateur Poker Champion

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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APAT Announce Season Nine Dates

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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Play Poker In Dublin

Play Poker In Dublin

There are three ways to play live with the Amateur Poker Association & Tour. Satellite or buy directly into our next live event utilising our online partner – Coral Poker.   Select ‘Online’ in the above navigation to download the Coral Poker software. Subject to seat availability, buy directly into the event at the casino […]

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Play Our Next Event

Play Our Next Event

There are two ways to compete for Gold in this National Amateur Championship event. Satellite or buy directly into our next live event through our online partner’s poker lobby. To secure your seat please use this link to download Coral Poker.   The option to enter an event via this route will close approximately two weeks prior to […]

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WCOAP Day 10: Daniel Lewis Becomes World Champion

WCOAP Day 10:  Daniel Lewis Becomes World Champion

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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WCOAP Day 9: Don Roberts Takes HORSE Bracelet

WCOAP Day 9:  Don Roberts Takes HORSE Bracelet

Day 9 of the World Championship of Amateur Poker proved memorable for long term APAT favourite Don Roberts, who took his first title, winning gold in event #19 HORSE Championship.  Roberts, who had taken the silver medal in event #9 Stud Championship earlier in the week, showed incredible prowess across five poker disciplines to best a sold […]

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