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  • Alex Fitzgerald

Alex Fitzgerald Shares “Poker’s Most Important Thing”!

Have you ever wanted to know what is truly critical to tournament poker success? I know I could use that!

Do some people just have more “talent” than others or can anyone be a successful poker player with enough practice? Once again, I’m rooting for the practice side of the fence.

We can all learn some of […]

By |February 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments
  • button ante

The Brilliance of the Button Ante

When visiting the Playground Poker Club  outside Montreal last week, I played in a tournament which employed a button ante. The button ante has appeared on the radar recently, so I thought I would share my experience with it.
What is a Button Ante?
When a button ante is used, the player on the button pays the […]

By |January 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|6 Comments
  • PokerGo

The Ups and the Downs of PokerGo

Last summer, hoping to see more of the WSOP Main Event, I signed up for a year of PokerGo. I want to love it. I really do. But I have to admit that my experience thus far with PokerGo has been mixed. The necessity of an outlet such as PokerGo is obvious. Ever since Black […]

By |December 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments
  • tavern poker

Tavern Poker Leagues

If you live far from a card room in a state without legal online poker, you may still have access to a tavern poker league. Tavern poker leagues allow you to fit in poker practice at little cost (there is no entry fee, but generally purchase of food or alcohol is expected by the host tavern). […]

By |November 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|2 Comments
  • Poker bookshelf

5 Best Poker Books of 2017

As 2017 draws to a close (and Christmas comes up fast), we thought that we would share our 5 best poker books to be published this year.
From Vietnam to Vegas!: How I Won the World Series of Poker Main Event by Qui Nguyen and Steve Blay worked together to write an incredible account of the 2016 Main […]

By |November 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Top 4 US Online Poker Sites in 2017

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 |September 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Finding Focus for Your Poker Game

Last month I was watching the WSOP Main Event final table and noticed at one point that at least four of the remaining players were chatting, had eyes glued to their phones, or were otherwise dividing their attention. These guys were playing the game of their lives and were not focused on the game!

This made me think […]

By |August 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Five Thoughts on the 2017 WSOP Main Event

Now that the dust has settled on the Main Event, I wanted to share a few thoughts about the things that 2017 brought. Some I loved, some I loathed, but, as always, I was glad to be a fly on the wall for another great poker tournament!

The Phoenix Rises – As you heard numerous times […]

By |August 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Secrets of the World Champions Event Report

We are very excited to report back on our “Secrets of the World Champions” Seminar, held on July 1st at the Rio Hotel and Casino. This inaugural APT meet-up and educational event was timed to coincide with the World Series of Poker and sold out. In fact, a few extra chairs had to be located to […]

By |July 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

APT Announces Our New Community Forum

We would like to introduce you to our new Community Forum!  You can find it HERE.  Links to the forum can also be found  under the Social menu (in the banner) and in the drop down menu next to the “LOG OUT” button (top right).  In this forum we hope to bring together our members to share […]

By |July 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments