APAT Goes Fully International During 2023; Full Schedule Released
Table Of Contents
- Irish Championships are Part of the 2023 Irish Open
- Dates are Set for the 2023 WCOAP
- 2023 Amateur Poker Association & Tour (APAT) Live Schedule
- Did You Know APAT Runs Daily Tournaments Online at PartyPoker?
- $2,135 of Added Value in the PokerNews-Exclusive Tournaments
- Help Yourself to a PartyPoker Welcome Package
The Amateur Poker Association & Tour (APAT) has announced a bustling schedule of ten stops for 2023 coming off the back of a hugely successful APAT UK Team Championships event at Dusk Till Dawn, Nottingham. Not for the first time in APAT's long and illustrious history, the amateur-focussed poker tour heads out of the United Kingdom during 2023, including trips to Ireland, Malta, and the Czech Republic.
APAT fans do not have long to wait to get their teeth into the next event because the APAT UK & Ireland Amateur Poker Championships takes place at Aspers Casino Stratford in London from March 24-26. Last year, 429 players turned out in force for the £120 buy-in Main Event, which ended in a three-way deal. When the dust had settled, Martin Kalinov was the last player standing, and he walked away with £5,000 of the £42,900 prize pool, plus a coveted APAT gold medal.
Irish Championships are Part of the 2023 Irish Open
A €250 buy-in APAT Irish National Championship event runs April 5-6, which should be massive, thanks to the tournament being slap-bang in the middle of the 2023 Irish Open festivities.
Players wanting a more international flavor should keep April 29-30 free because that is when the APAT Maltese Championship takes place. Again, all APAT events are popular, but this one is part of the 2023 Malta Poker Festival Spring Edition, meaning it is likely to draw in an even larger crowd than usual.
APAT returns to the Grand Casino Asch in the Czech Republic From September 27 to October 2 in what is likely to be the richest prize pool of the tour. The 2022 edition of the APAT German Amateur Poker Championship saw 624 players create a €65,520 prize pool, with €11,121 going to the eventual champion.
Dates are Set for the 2023 WCOAP
Every APAT player dreams of becoming a world champion in their field, and they have the chance to realize that dream in the 2023 World Championship Of Amateur Poker (WCOAP). Seen as the World Series of Poker (WSOP) for amateur players, the WCOAP is a must-play festival on the recreational player-friendly tour.
APAT is putting together the finishing touches to the 2023 WCOAP, which runs from August 23-28 at Dusk Till Dawn in Nottingham, but it will be phenomenal if past WCOAPs are anything to base judgment on. Dan Owston is the reigning champion, having topped a 423-strong field in 2022, an impressive result that came with £10,000 in prize money.
2023 Amateur Poker Association & Tour (APAT) Live Schedule
|Mar. 24-26||APAT UK & Ireland Amateur Poker Championships||Aspers, London|
|Apr. 5-6||APAT Irish Championship 2023||Royal Dublin Society, Ireland|
|Apr. 14-16||APAT English Championship 2023||Grosvenor Casino, Blackpool|
|Apr. 29-30||APAT Mediterranean Championship 2023||Portomaso Casino, Malta|
|May. 17-21||APAT UK Championship of Amateur Poker||Dusk Till Dawn, Nottingham|
|Jun. 9-11||APAT Scottish Amateur Poker Championship||Grosvenor Casino, Edinburgh|
|Aug. 23-28||World Championship of Amateur Poker – WCOAP||Dusk Till Dawn, Nottingham|
|Sep. 15-17||APAT Welsh Amateur Poker Championship||Les Croupiers, Cardiff|
|Sep. 27-Oct. 2||APAT German Amateur Poker Championship||Grand Casino Asch, Czech Republic|
|Nov. 16-19||APAT Poker Squads Live 2023||Dusk Till Dawn, Nottingham|
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|8:00 p.m.||APAT Monday PLO8 Turbo Knockout||$5.50|
|Tuesday||7:00 p.m.||APAT Tuesday Knockout||$11|
|8:00 p.m.||APAT Tuesday Turbo 6-Max||$5.50|
|Wednesday||7:00 p.m.||APAT Wednesday PLO8||$11|
|8:00 p.m.||APAT Wednesday FLHE||$5.50|
|Thursday||7:00 p.m.||APAT Thursday Mix-Max Knockout||$11|
|8:00 p.m.||APAT Thursday Limit Omaha Hi/Lo||$5.50|
|Friday||7:00 p.m.||APAT Friday PLO Knockout||$11|
|8:00 p.m.||APAT Friday 7-Max||$5.50|
|Saturday||7:00 p.m.||APAT Saturday Knockout||$11|
|8:00 p.m.||APAT Saturday PLO 6-Max||$5.50|
|Sunday||6:00 p.m.||APAT Deepstack||$11|
|7:00 p.m.||APAT Sunday Main Event||$33|
|8:00 p.m.||APAT Sunday PLO Main Event||$33|
|9:00 p.m.||APAT Show Turbo Knockout||$11|
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