WCOAP Day 8: Webber Wins Bracelet As Main Event Starts

Chris Webber won his second WCOAP bracelet, when talking down event #18 Pot Limit Omaha High Low.  The event drew a sold out 80 runners and following a very hard fought final table, it was Webber who took the Championship title and bracelet, beating Fr…

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WCOAP Day 5: Florian Calin Takes High Roller Title

Florian Calin won event #10 – High Roller Championship, beating Italian international Giuseppe Maggisano, with Spanish international Laura Ramallo taking the bronze medal. 69 players entered the event and the final payouts were as follows: Place …

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WCOAP Day 2: Paresh Doshi Retains PLO Title

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…

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WCOAP Day 1: First Bracelet Awarded

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 …

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Mark Sanders Lands Coral European Poker Title

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 a…

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Niki Raskin Wins First Leg of APAT Belgian Amateur Tour

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 …

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Legend Scott Gray Wins Coral Irish Amateur Championship

Over the weekend of 10th & 11th January, APAT continued their trendsetting performance with a successful Coral Irish Amateur Poker Championship taking place at Bewley’s Hotel, Dublin, in conjunction with LS Promotions. This was the first APAT…

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APAT Announce Details Of 2015 World Championship

The Amateur Poker Association & Tour (APAT) have today announced details of the seventh annual World Championship of Amateur Poker (WCOAP). The blue ribboned festival in APAT’s annual schedule will take place at Aspers Casino in Stratford, Lo…

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Scots rule Britannia in the Coral UK Team Championship

Manchester’s Grosvenor G Casino played host this weekend to 33 teams of 8 players each from throughout the UK to do battle to be crowned the Coral APAT UK Team Champions. On Saturday at 14:30 shuffle up and deal was called for the 264 runners in the 2 …

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Artan Harizaj Wins Belgian Amateur Title

From 19 to 21 September, the Casino de Namur hosted the very first APAT Belgian Amateur Poker Championship. With 271 players, from 18 different countries, the Main Event saw one of the biggest player fields in a debut APAT event. This created a €6,000 …

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Tristan Chaplin Wins Main Event; Pak To Wins Heads-Up Event On WCOAP Final Day

The APAT 2014 World Championship Of Amateur Poker (WCOAP) came to a thrilling conclusion on Monday when the Heads-Up event and the Main Event crowned their champions. Pak To is the new APAT Heads-Up World Champion, with Tristan Chaplin becoming the new…

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Paresh Mahendra Spoils Michael Perry’s PLO Party On Penultimate Day of WCOAP

It was another busy day at the Aspers Stratford Westfield casino as the APAT 2014 World Championship Of Amateur (WCOAP) continued its march towards a final. Two more champions were crowned and the Main Event saw its second and final starting flight wri…

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David Rudling-Smith Is Cash King; Derek Rowland in Split Pot Heaven, on Day Five

Once again the Aspers Stratford Westfield was teeming with some of the best amateur poker talent in the world as the 2014 APAT World Championship Of Amateur Poker (WCOAP) continued towards its glistening finale. Saturday saw two more champions crowned …

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Day Three Brings WCOAP Bracelets for Andrea Canli and Maxcel Verdugo

The APAT 2014 World Championship Of Amateur Poker (WCOAP) continued on Thursday with another two superbly structured tournaments, namely the Antes-Only and the H.O.R.S.E events. As the name suggests, the Antes-Only event featured a structure that was v…

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Nuno Duarte Crowned 2014 High Roller Champion On WCOAP Day Two

The second day of the APAT 2014 World Championship Of Amateur Poker (WCOAP) saw two event s completed at the Aspers Stratford Westfield and two more champions crowned. Nuno Duarte binked the High Roller event and Chris Webber the Mixed Game event. Even…

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Van Thang Nguyen Wins Opening WCOAP Event

The 2014 APAT World Championship Of Amateur Poker got under way at Aspers Stratford Westfield on Tuesday afternoon with the £55 No Limit Hold’em event and it if the rest of the week-long festival continues in the same vein it should be a fantastic seve…

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BlackBelt Win UK Team Poker Championship

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 deepstac…

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Warren Says Make Mine A Double Top!

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 …

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Your Poker Face

Your Poker Face

With the increasing amount of television face time and publicity that highly successful poker players are receiving it has become an unquestionably sound investment to sponsor a successful poker player. The perks are endless with the right player, ranging anywhere from widespread brand advertisement to notoriety in the poker world. But what makes a good […]

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