• Paul G and TJ Cloutier

What I Learned About Poker from TJ Cloutier

Paul and I have been traveling through Texas this month, visiting card rooms across the state. Recently we visited the Texas Card House in Dallas to play a Tuesday afternoon $130 tournament which drew 435 players, including one road gambler and Poker Hall of famer from Richardson, Texas by the name of TJ Cloutier. Not […]

By |February 21st, 2024|Uncategorized|4 Comments
  • WSOP 2024

Get Ready for the 2024 WSOP

Yesterday the WSOP organizing body finally released the schedule for the 2024 World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. The 2024 WSOP will run from May 28th to July 17th and will include a full 99 bracelet events. For the third year in a row the series will be split between the Horseshoe Las Vegas […]

By |February 17th, 2024|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Relax: You’re Going to Make Some Poker Mistakes

I’ve played a LOT of poker in my day.  And yet, I still play a hand sub-optimally from time to time. Who am I kidding? It’s worse than that – I occasionally make catastrophic errors. Poker mistakes that cost me my entire stack.

How can this be for the great Steamin’ Steve, regarded as one of the […]

By |February 1st, 2024|Uncategorized|1 Comment

What you’re not being told about GTO and Limping

Let me start by saying this: there are many exceptional poker players out there these day who own training sites, and I have no desire to challenge them all heads-up. Many of their lessons rely heavily on Game-Theory Optimal (GTO) play. But there are some things they are just dead wrong about when it comes […]

By |January 8th, 2024|Uncategorized|3 Comments
  • 400 Million Hands!

Celebrating 400 Million Hands Against Our AI Bots

For 14 years (starting in 2009) Advanced Poker Training has been abuzz, with users playing a staggering 400 million hands against our AI virtual opponents. Our players hail from 175 different countries, and all walks of life. The achievement of 400 million hands played stands as a testament to the universal appeal and enduring fascination […]

By |November 14th, 2023|Uncategorized|6 Comments

GTO-Style MTT Bots Arrive at APT!

After months of development, testing, and refinement, GTO-style (Game Theory Optimal) bots for multi-table tournament play have arrived at Advanced Poker Training. Today, the beta version of these bots is live on APT. Now you can choose between playing “human-like” bots or GTO-style MTT bots with the click of a button. The addition of […]

By |September 27th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Catching Up with Linda Swears, APT Lifetime Member

When we last spoke with Linda Swears, we learned how her observational skills and career in law enforcement helped to support her poker game. We recently caught up with Linda again to speak with her about the incredible run she is on this year. Linda has 18 cashes on Hendon Mob in 2023 so far, […]

By |September 13th, 2023|Uncategorized|6 Comments
  • Ireland Poker

Ireland Poker AND HURLING Report

One of the things I enjoy most about traveling is finding new poker rooms. I collect a poker chip from each cardroom I visit (I haven’t counted recently, but I’ve got about 125 in my collection).  Poker is a game that unites people from all corners of the globe, and serves as a universal language […]

By |August 11th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

WSOP 2023 Wrap Up

It’s hard to believe that the WSOP 2023 has come to an end. After almost eight weeks of top-level tournament poker, Paris Las Vegas and Horseshoe Las Vegas have taken down the tables and torn down the banners. Here at APT, we thought we would take a few minutes to remember the highlights of the […]

By |July 25th, 2023|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Hellmuth Wins His 17th WSOP Bracelet

This week, Phil Hellmuth did what he does better than anyone else: he won a World Series of Poker bracelet. Hellmuth raked in his 17th bracelet in Event #72 – a Super Turbo Bounty No-Limit Hold’em event. Again, Hellmuth has 17 bracelets – more than anyone else in WSOP history. There is a 3-way tie […]

By |July 6th, 2023|Uncategorized|2 Comments