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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
  • Kevin Pollak

5 Favorite Celebrity Poker Players

We are smack in the middle of the WSOP this week. What better time to talk about our favorite celebrities who play poker? These are not the poker players who have become celebrities that we discussed a few months ago, but rather those players we hear about due to their celebrity status who happen to play […]

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

The World Series of Poker is Underway!

Today the World Series of Poker (WSOP) launches Event #1, the Casino Employee No Limit Hold’em event at the Rio All Suites Hotel in Las Vegas. As is always true at this time of year, Twitter is abuzz with members announcing their WSOP plans and with early predictions for various events. The WSOP action actually […]

By |May 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|2 Comments
  • Nick Petrangelo

The Global Poker Index Revealed.

You may be aware that Nick Petrangelo is currently sitting at the top of the Global Poker Index (GPI) ratings, but do you know why? Or what that means? Until recently the GPI was just an acronym for me.  I knew that whoever was at the top of the ratings was a good player, but good […]

By |May 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments
  • WSOP Money Pile

Secrets of the World Champions Seminar

Advanced Poker Training has just announced that we will be hosting a full-day, intensive poker training seminar featuring Qui “Tommygun” Nguyen, Jonathan Little, Scotty Nguyen, and Scott Clements at the Rio this summer during the WSOP. These four players have over $33 Million in combined lifetime winnings, along with numerous WSOP bracelets and cashes. Qui […]

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

Why Should I Care About the Rake?

There has been a lot of talk recently about Poker Stars’ rake increase, and particularly Daniel Negreanu’s controversial stance that the increase is a good thing for the game (spoiler: he says it will keep the pros away, which is good for the recreational player). So, what is the rake anyway? And what does it […]

By |April 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Top 10 iPhone Poker Training Apps for 2017

One of Advanced Poker Training’s most popular posts covers the Top 10 iPhone Poker Training apps.  This week, we have reviewed and refreshed the information for those apps that still exist from that list and included three new apps that weren’t around in 2015 when the post was first written.

Top 10 iPhone Poker Training Apps for […]

By |April 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments