• Johnathan Little

Bad Habits in the Face of Good Advice

A good poker book is always a gift. While I have read many that cover theory, math, and hand analysis, the ones I have found potentially most useful focus on enhancing the physical and mental approach to the game.

Recently I found myself nodding my head in hearty agreement with numerous excellent points made by Patricia Cardner and […]

By |January 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment
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The Current State of Online Poker

Any poker player over the age of 25 (and some younger) remembers poker’s Black Friday.

On April 15, 2011 the lights went out on online poker as we knew and loved it. Some of us lost not only our in-home access to 24/7 poker, we also lost whatever money we had earned or invested in our […]

By |January 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|9 Comments
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To Speak or Forever Hold Your Tongue? Table Talk in Poker

Will Kassouf was a lightning rod at the WSOP Main Event this year due to a variety of tactics he employed, including his often painful slow and deliberate play. But what really got under the skin of some players, and many viewers, was his habit of talking to opponents during hands. While some, like his […]

By |December 19th, 2016|Intermediate|9 Comments

Welcome Our New Ambassadors

Hello. We are Heather Allen and Paul Gearan and we are very pleased to introduce ourselves…drum roll please…as your new Advanced Poker Training Ambassadors.   We’ll be posting on this blog, helping with outreach to members and partners, and doing any number of odd jobs that the APT hierarchy deem worthy of our pay grade. We […]

By |December 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment
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A Common Man’s Brush with Poker Royalty

Destiny.  Can one really be destined to be a poker champion?  As if somehow the universe requires it to be so, and free will or bad luck cannot interfere?  I know it seems overly dramatic to say this, but somehow deep down, I don’t think any of us had any real doubts that Qui “Tommygun” […]

By |November 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|3 Comments
  • Qui Nguyen after his WSOP Victory

APT Helps Qui Nguyen Win WSOP Main Event

More than a month before the World Series of Poker Main Event Final Table, (APT) was already predicting Qui “TommyGun” Nguyen to be the winner.  In a series of articles published on, we harnessed the power of our patented software to write computerized representations of the remaining nine players, using artificial intelligence and […]

By |November 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments
  • Qui "TommyGun" Nguyen

Welcome Qui “TommyGun” Nguyen to Advanced Poker Training!

Welcome Qui “TommyGun” Nguyen to Advanced Poker Training! If you follow poker news, you know that TommyGun is playing for $8,000,000 next week in the WSOP Main Event Championship Final Table. The “November Nine” as they are called, have been training for 3 months to prepare for this big event.

A recent article published on […]

By |October 21st, 2016|Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate|2 Comments
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We predict who will win the 2016 WSOP Main Event!

The November Nine will soon be battling it out in Las Vegas.  Who will win the 2016 WSOP Main Event?  Advanced Poker Training decided to run 100 simulations and see who came out on top.
The Process
We started by consulting with the folks at, who had personally interviewed each of the remaining players.  Using what […]

By |October 11th, 2016|Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate|2 Comments
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Top 100 Poker Books for Learning Texas No-Limit Holdem: Places 91 to 100

Top 100 poker books, places 91 to 100 reviews more books about learning Texas Holdem. Learn from the best and become a poker pro in no time.
By |May 27th, 2016|Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate|0 Comments
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Top 100 Poker Books for Learning Texas No-Limit Holdem: Places 81 to 90

Top 100 poker books, places 81 to 90 talks about new and old topics about Texas No-Limit Holdem. You learn about new training resources to improve your game.
By |April 27th, 2016|Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate|0 Comments