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  • 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

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

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

2023 WSOP Schedule Highlights

This week, the WSOP released a first look at the 2023 WSOP Schedule in Las Vegas. A high point of every poker player’s year is that day when they can start to plan their next trip to the WSOP. The WSOP itself helpfully points out that they have published the preliminary schedule this year in […]

By |December 15th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Best Poker Software for 2022

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 |April 14th, 2022|Uncategorized|3 Comments

Top 4 US Online Poker Sites in 2022

So you want to play online poker in the US? After Black Friday in 2011, accessible online poker in the US temporarily became a thing of the past. The going has been slow, but online poker is coming back, state by state and workaround by workaround. To be clear, we are not commenting on the […]

By |April 7th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Best Poker Training Sites for 2022

As poker continues to evolve, so do the poker training sites designed to improve your game and get you a poker education. Poker training sites offer videos, workbooks and quizzes, live poker play, and even software that allows high volume practice. The scope of existing poker training sites reflects the reality that poker players, like […]

By |March 15th, 2022|Uncategorized|2 Comments
  • WSOP 2023

The WSOP 2022 Schedule is Out!

After the successful return of the World Series of Poker in October, the WSOP announced that they would be returning to a summer schedule in 2022. This week, the WSOP published their 2022 schedule. As you might imagine, we have been studying it assiduously. Many favorite tournaments are returning, with a couple of new […]

By |March 1st, 2022|Uncategorized|3 Comments
  • 2021 A big year for APT

A Big Year for APT

2021 was a big year for poker and a big year for APT as well. Throughout the year, we kept you updated on developments in the poker world, kept you playing poker even when there were few venues open, expanded our extremely popular Madness Cup, and shared ground-breaking poker training packages such as Poker […]

By |January 11th, 2022|Uncategorized|3 Comments