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  • 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|2 Comments
  • Fun poker variants

4 Fun Poker Variants for Your Next Home Game

There are an almost infinite number of poker variants. Texas Hold ‘Em and Omaha are, of course, the most common forms of poker in the US. However, several other poker games are well-known, including Stud, Draw, and even the home game favorite Blind Man’s Bluff (or maybe that was only my college dorm). Recently, however, […]

By |October 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments
  • Chris Moneymaker

The Return of Moneymaker

The Moneymaker Effect.  Even the casual poker player or fan immediately knows the backstory and the impact of that phrase. One day a recreational player wins a $86 satellite into the WSOP Main Event, and ends up winning it all.  In the process, he defeats a couple of the biggest names in poker, and fuels […]

By |September 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments
  • Big Blind Ante

Bring on the Big Blind Ante

At the beginning of the year, I talked about my first experience playing a tournament with a Button Ante structure at the Playground Poker room. A mere 9 months ago was the first time I ever experienced a condensed ante structure. Boy, how things have changed. The big blind ante is rapidly taking the poker […]

By |August 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|4 Comments
  • WSOP Main Event Hand

WSOP Main Event Hand Analysis: To Fold KK or not to Fold KK?

The WSOP Main Event always provides intriguing hands that generate considerable discussion. In 2017, Vanessa Selbst nearly got away from an Aces full of 7s boat on Day 1. Selbst correctly assessed that Gaelle Baumann had quads, identifying the only other possible holding as A7 of hearts. Selbst struggled for a while, wanting to find […]

By |July 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|3 Comments
  • APT Meet N Greet

APT Vegas Meet N Greet Report

Last Saturday the APT Meet N Greet was held at the Gold Coast Casino next door to the Rio. Steve Blay, founder of APT hosted the event, and welcomed poker pros Jonathan Little and Young Phan, along with a brief appearance by 2016 World Series of Poker Main Event winner, Qui Nguyen. There were also […]

By |July 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Tour Through APT with Founder Steve Blay

This Thursday APT will be hosting the next webinar in our highly successful educational webinar series. This spring we have had Alex Fitzgerald share with us The Most Important Thing. James “SplitSuit” Sweeney talked to us about Brilliant Bluffing. And just last week, Jonathan Little taught us some key lessons he has learned from his […]

By |June 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|6 Comments
  • APT Las Vegas Meet N Greet

APT Las Vegas Meet N Greet

It’s that wonderful time of the year! APT is headed to Las Vegas to soak up some great WSOP action. And while we’re there, we’ll be hosting a Meet N Greet for our members. If you’ve ever wanted to meet Steve Blay, APT founder and co-author of From Vietnam to Vegas: How I Won the […]

By |June 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|1 Comment
  • PokerGo

PokerGo Has Upped Its Game

We reviewed PokerGo a year ago, shortly after its launch as the carrier of WSOP final table action. That original review was lukewarm. I resisted the live stream format, had issues with the quality of commentating, and had serious technical problems with the stream. At the time, I was unsure whether I would renew my […]

By |June 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|3 Comments
  • Johnathan Little

Jonathan Little Shares What He Has Learned

AdvancedPokerTraining.com is excited to offer yet another excellent webinar to our users next week. Jonathan Little has agreed to join us to share “What I Learned from Studying with the Best Players in the World”. If you were able to join us for our previous webinars with Alex Fitzgerald and James “SplitSuit” Sweeney, you know […]

By |May 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments