The Amateur Poker Association & Tour (APAT) have announced details for the sixth season of its highly acclaimed national tour for non-professional players and a partnership with William Hill Online, for the opening leg of the tour.
The opening weekend of season six will feature the two day William Hill English Amateur Poker Championship, with a capacity for 200 players, which will take place at the G Casino in Coventry over Easter Weekend; April 7th & 8th. Satellites will be available from 8pm on Monday February 27th, exclusively at William Hill Online.
- Monday February 27th - 8pm - £20 + £2
- Tuesday February 28th - 8pm - £10 +£1
- Wednesday February 29th - 8pm - £5 + 50p Rebuy
- Thursday March 1st - 8pm - £75 + £7.50 Direct Buy In
Across season six, APAT announced a total of eight live festival weekends, while new initiatives include the introduction of a series of side events called the Mixed Game Championship, a Cash Tour and the European Championship Of Amateur Poker; a 4 day festival which will take place at Dusk Till Dawn in late August. The hugely successful World Championship Of Amateur Poker will now take place at the end of the season.
The full Season Six Schedule is as follows:
|April 7-8||William Hill Amateur Poker Championship||G Casino, Coventry|
|May 26-27||Welsh Amateur Poker Championship||Les Croupiers Casino, Cardiff|
|July 7-8||Irish Amateur Poker Championship||Macau Sporting Club, Cork|
|August 24-27||European Championship of Amateur Poker||DTS, Nottingham|
|October 13-14||Scottish Amateur Poker Championship||Alea Casino, Glasgow|
|November 30||UK Home International Poker Championship||TBA|
|December 1-2||UK Amature Poker Championship||TBA|
|January 26-27, 2013||UK Team Poker Championship||G Casino, Luton|
|March 28-April 1, 2013||World Championship of Amateur Poker||DTD, Nottingham|
The events are always really well received and PokerNews are looking forward to bringing you all the reports from each tournament.
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