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6 Top Poker YouTube Channels

If you are like us, you spend a lot of time looking for good poker content. Fortunately, there are a wealth of options out there these days. From PokerGo, to Twitch, to YouTube, you can watch some type of poker content 24 hours a day if you like.

So what are some of the best YouTube […]

By |August 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments
  • Meet-N-Greet

2019 Advanced Poker Training WSOP Meet-N-Greet

The APT team has recently returned from our annual sojourn to the WSOP in the dry heat of Las Vegas.  The highlight of our trip was the APT Meet-N-Greet held at Tommy Rocker’s located near the Rio, the WSOP host casino.  APT members from all over the country attended. In fact, we even had international representation, […]

By |July 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|3 Comments

Kenna James Guides You Through Bubble Play

Tournament poker is full of tense and highly charged moments. And no stage of tournament play is more tense than the bubble. Playing for hours only to bust just short of cashing is profoundly frustrating. Conversely, the mental and physical relief felt after surviving a tournament bubble is rewarding in and of itself. Importantly, there […]

By |May 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Best Poker Software for 2019

With both poker and technology continually evolving, poker software offerings are also continually changing. Ten years ago, there were few software options for the serious poker player. Today,  poker software packages do everything from helping with hand selection and analysis, to training with sophisticated bot simulations, to watching pros play their game. Below we share […]

By |May 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|3 Comments
  • Crazy Pineapple

The Lure of Crazy Pineapple

A few months ago, I shared some of the fun poker variants that we have been playing around the kitchen table. One of the variants I described was Crazy Pineapple. In Crazy Pineapple, each player is dealt three cards rather than two. After the flop, each player throws out one card and play continues like regular […]

By |April 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|2 Comments
  • 2019 WSOP

Time to Start Planning for the 2019 WSOP

It’s official! The tournament schedule has been finalized for the 2019 World Series of Poker this summer in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 50th anniversary of the WSOP will be held at the Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino. The fun will start with the traditional Casino Employee’s tournament on May 29th and end six weeks later […]

By |February 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|8 Comments
  • Kenna James

Advanced Poker Training Welcomes Kenna James

This week, Advanced Poker Training welcomes poker coach Kenna James to our group of poker pros.  Kenna brings a wealth of poker knowledge and experience to APT.  He is passionate about helping those who love poker improve their game in a way that brings them greater satisfaction. Kenna has extensive experience playing poker (with over $4 […]

By |January 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|3 Comments

Best Poker Books of 2018

As 2018 draws to a close we share the best poker books to be published this year. 2018 was a bit thin on new poker books, but we can vouch for these four.

The Pursuit of Poker Success: Learn from 50 of the World’s Best Poker Players by Lance Bradley. Bradley is the Editor-in-Chief of PocketFives.com […]

By |December 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|3 Comments
  • Early Poker Tournament Stages

Early Tournament Poker Stages: What Are They Good For?

Absolutely nothing?

Does this paraphrase of Edwin Starr’s classic song War apply to tournament poker? Let’s see if you can relate to this experience. You’re in the first level of a 30 minute blind tournament where everyone starts with 200+ big blinds. In early position, you look down at AA, and raise 5x. You get 5 […]

By |December 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|5 Comments
  • Linda Swears Foxwoods

APT Member Profile: Linda Swears

Advanced Poker Training has a wonderful variety of members enriching our community. Recently we spoke with APT member Linda Swears, a retired police officer who uses APT to work on her game. Linda started playing poker in 2003 following Chris Moneymaker’s WSOP Main Event victory. She started with $120 Sit-n-Gos at Foxwoods in Connecticut and […]

By |November 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|4 Comments