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APAT Announce The William Hill English Amateur Poker Championship

APAT Season Six

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.

Satellite Schedule

  • 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:

DateEventVenue
April 7-8William Hill Amateur Poker ChampionshipG Casino, Coventry
May 26-27Welsh Amateur Poker ChampionshipLes Croupiers Casino, Cardiff
July 7-8Irish Amateur Poker ChampionshipMacau Sporting Club, Cork
August 24-27European Championship of Amateur PokerDTS, Nottingham
October 13-14Scottish Amateur Poker ChampionshipAlea Casino, Glasgow
November 30UK Home International Poker ChampionshipTBA
December 1-2UK Amature Poker ChampionshipTBA
January 26-27, 2013UK Team Poker ChampionshipG Casino, Luton
March 28-April 1, 2013World Championship of Amateur PokerDTD, 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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