The tourney will be the association’s fifth live event
Monday 30th April 2007
The Amateur Poker Association & Tour (APAT), in association with PokerStars.com, has announced details of the fifth live event in its tour for non-professional players.
APAT is the world’s first combined Poker Association and Tour, and will hold the Irish Amateur Poker Championship, at the Fitzwilliam Card Club in Dublin, on 2 and 3 June 2007.
The entry fee will be £75.00 and the winner will take home an expenses paid entry to a season four European Poker Tour event, in addition to the Irish Amateur title and a substantial cash prize. Players will not be required to pay a registration fee for the event and APAT standardised rules will be in operation at the Fitzwilliam.
In addition, players will start the event with 10,000 in chips, and a structure designed to encourage creative play throughout.
150 seats are available and these will be allocated via live satellites at the Fitzwilliam, online satellites at Pokerstars.com (taking place today, 30 April, and tomorrow, 1 May) and a new email entry process this Friday, 4 May.
“APAT is the affordable proving ground for players wanting to realise their potential in high quality live events, and a guaranteed added value prize pool is great news for our players,” said Tony Kendall, APAT chairman. “I look forward to welcoming existing and new APAT members to Dublin and am confident of giving them an outstanding experience.”