Lukas Dasynski Wins APAT Welsh Amateur Poker Championships
Over the weekend of 28th-29th May 2011 APAT held the third event in it's fifth season, sponsored by 888.com, with the Welsh Amateur Poker Championships held at the Les Croupiers Casino, Cardiff and 168 runners playing to win over £4,000 as part of a £12,600 prize pool.
Courtesy of 888.com the winner of the Championship wins an entry to a UKIPT main event as part of an overall sponsorship package where APAT members have the chance to win added value throughout a packed season of Live and Online National Championships and leagues. In addition, each of the season’s seventy five amateur, professional and online tournaments are run completely registration free for players.
Lukas Dasynski from London became the APAT Welsh Amateur Poker Champion 2011 winning £4,032 and a UKIPT Main Event seat. He defeated Alan Vaughan heads-up after a battle that lasted several hours, until a key hand where Vaughan flopped the nut flush, Dasynski two pair, and Dasynski rivered the full house to win the title.
|1st Lukas Dasynski £4032|
|2nd Alan Vaughan £2520|
|3rd Dave Howard £1512|
|4th Bob Bulman £1008|
|5th Anthony Johnson £756|
|6th Jon O'Neill £504|
|7th Paul Williams £378|
|8th Darren Moore £315|
|9th Gavin Morgans £252|
APAT now moves to the APAT UK Pub Poker Championship in Blackpool in June and the fifth National Championship of Season Five with the APAT Scottish Amateur Poker Championship in July. You can win your seat or buy in direct at 888 Poker (Also good for an exclusive 100% up to $888 sign up bonus when you join via PokerNews).