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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Today I want to talk about the difference between positive thinking and wishful thinking.
Positive thinking is beneficial, in life and in poker, as it helps cultivate confidence. When you approach the game with a positive attitude, it can enhance your decision-making abilities and overall performance.
Confidence in poker is important because it allows you to make […]
I’m just getting word that the one and only “Godfather of Poker” passed away at 89 years old. I don’t think there is anyone in the poker world who doesn’t owe a tremendous debt to this man. Whether you are in the poker business like I am, or just someone who enjoys the game, where […]
Last month I successfully topped a 1,314 player field of a Wynn Las Vegas $600 Mystery Bounty Event, taking home the trophy, $51,566 in prize money, and $10,200 in bounties for a total of $61,766! APT founder Steve Blay asked me to share my thoughts about the Mystery Bounty format with our members. Below are […]
Lets jump into Day 2 of the tournament. If you missed my discussion of Day 1 of my recent big win at the LAPC, you can read it here.
LAPC Day 2
I came in to Day 2 of the LAPC with 33 big blinds. I think I was 82nd out of 132 returning players. Again, I […]