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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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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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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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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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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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 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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