Established in 2006, The Beginner Poker Affiliation & Tour (APAT) is thought for offering a poker platform for beginner gamers to compete, each stay and on-line, versus each other and is recognised because the breeding floor for among the high poker skills which have emerged from the UK.
Family names resembling Liv Boeree (seventh – APAT Welsh Beginner Championships 2008), Roberto Romanello (eighth – APAT Welsh Beginner Championships 2007) and Niall Farrell (1st – UK Staff Championships 2011) all recorded early profession cashes on the APAT felt. Furthermore, the tour can be recognized for its sensible group, which may be seen as APAT enters their seventeenth yr within the business.
Beginner Poker Affiliation Tour (APAT) Accomplice with GGPoker
APAT’s CEO, Leigh Wiltshire, said, “We’re excited to companion with GGPoker, the world’s main poker web site. This collaboration will assist enhance the general expertise for our members and appeal to new gamers to the beginner poker group. Our shared dedication to supporting grassroots poker makes this partnership a superb match.”
By means of this partnership, APAT and GGPoker will work collectively to assist the expansion of beginner poker at a grassroots degree. GGPoker’s superior platform and intensive participant base will provide APAT members alternatives to develop their abilities, compete in prestigious occasions, and join with poker fans worldwide.
GGPoker’s UK Advertising and marketing Director, Angela Martin, added, “GGPoker is thrilled to companion with APAT and assist the UK grassroots poker motion. Providing gamers an inexpensive route into stay poker by way of GGPoker will additional unite the worlds of on-line and stay poker, making occasions much more accessible, including additional worth, and creating a house for gamers to reinforce their abilities in a enjoyable surroundings.”
As a part of the collaboration, GGPoker will host unique on-line occasions for APAT members, together with Championship tournaments and qualifiers for stay occasions. Moreover, APAT’s World Championship of Beginner Poker (WCOAP) might be performed solely on-line at GGPoker. This partnership will permit APAT members and GGPoker gamers to compete for prestigious Nationwide Beginner Championship titles, Medals, and Bracelets, in addition to earn a Nationwide Beginner Rating.
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Debut On-line Occasion
You gained’t have to attend lengthy till the primary on-line occasion of the brand new partnership, with the date pencilled in for April 27 at 8.p.m BST. The “Welcome Celebration” event has an inexpensive buy-in of $5. It boasts a $1,000 Added Prizepool plus particular prizes resembling GGPoker branded merchandise and event tickets.
Not solely that, however motion from the occasion might be live-streamed from APATs varied social media platforms, which may be discovered on their web site, and it guarantees to be loads of enjoyable.
The Progress of APAT
A stalwart within the UK poker scene, the expansion of the APAT model hasn’t slowed down through the years. Debuting in 2006 with six occasions throughout UK & Eire, APAT held occasions in nations resembling Austria, Estonia, Malta, and Spain and even noticed them cross the pond to Caesars Palace in 2011 for his or her North American debut.
Not solely does the model host occasions all over the world, however the World Championship of Beginner Poker (WCOAP) Worldwide Staff Occasion has seen groups of poker gamers from Portugal, USA, Italy, Germany, Canada and the Netherlands journey to characterize their nations and battle out for the coveted Gold APAT Medal and Bracelet.
With APAT visiting the Portomaso On line casino, Malta on April 29-30 as a part of their relationship with the Malta Poker Competition and a number of different stops, there’s nonetheless time to get your arms on their sought-after Gold Medal on the following places.
APAT Goes Absolutely Worldwide Throughout 2023; Full Schedule Launched
2023 Amatuer Poker Affiliation & Tour (APAT) Reside Schedule
|Apr. 29-30||APAT Mediterranean Championship 2023||Portomaso On line casino, Malta|
|Could. 17-21||APAT UK Championship of Beginner Poker||Nightfall Until Daybreak, Nottingham|
|Jun. September 11||APAT Scottish Beginner Poker Championship||Grosvenor On line casino, Edinburgh|
|Aug. 23-28||World Championship of Beginner Poker – WCOAP||Nightfall Until Daybreak, Nottingham|
|Sep. 15-17||APAT Welsh Beginner Poker Championship||Les Croupiers, Cardiff|
|Sep. 27-Oct. 2||APAT German Beginner Poker Championship||Grand On line casino Asch, Czech Republic|
|Nov. 16-19||APAT Poker Squads Reside 2023||Nightfall Until Daybreak, Nottingham|
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