• Ireland Poker

Ireland Poker AND HURLING Report

One of the things I enjoy most about traveling is finding new poker rooms. I collect a poker chip from each cardroom I visit (I haven’t counted recently, but I’ve got about 125 in my collection).  Poker is a game that unites people from all corners of the globe, and serves as a universal language […]

By |August 11th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 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

Hellmuth Wins His 17th WSOP Bracelet

This week, Phil Hellmuth did what he does better than anyone else: he won a World Series of Poker bracelet. Hellmuth raked in his 17th bracelet in Event #72 – a Super Turbo Bounty No-Limit Hold’em event. Again, Hellmuth has 17 bracelets – more than anyone else in WSOP history. There is a 3-way tie […]

By |July 6th, 2023|Uncategorized|2 Comments
  • Wishful Thinking

The Danger of Wishful Thinking

Today I want to talk about the difference between positive thinking and wishful thinking.

Positive thinking is beneficial, in life and in poker, as it helps cultivate confidence. When you approach the game with a positive attitude, it can enhance your decision-making abilities and overall performance.

Confidence in poker is important because it allows you to make […]

By |June 20th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

In Memory of Doyle Brunson

I’m just getting word that the one and only “Godfather of Poker” passed away at 89 years old.  I don’t think there is anyone in the poker world who doesn’t owe a tremendous debt to this man. Whether you are in the poker business like I am, or just someone who enjoys the game, where […]

By |May 14th, 2023|Uncategorized|5 Comments

Kenna’s Mystery Bounty Strategy Tips

Last month I successfully topped a 1,314 player field of a Wynn Las Vegas $600 Mystery Bounty Event, taking home the trophy, $51,566 in prize money, and $10,200 in bounties for a total of $61,766! APT founder Steve Blay asked me to share my thoughts about the Mystery Bounty format with our members. Below are […]

By |May 3rd, 2023|Uncategorized|1 Comment
  • Mike Wasserman

How I Won Big at the LAPC – Part 2

Lets jump into Day 2 of the tournament. If you missed my discussion of Day 1 of my recent big win at the LAPC, you can read it here.

LAPC Day 2

I came in to Day 2 of the LAPC with 33 big blinds.  I think I was 82nd out of 132 returning players. Again, I […]

By |April 9th, 2023|Uncategorized|3 Comments
  • Mike Wasserman

How I Won Big at the LAPC – Part 1

I recently topped a field of more than 1300 entries at Commerce Casino in Los Angeles to win their LAPC Classic Event for just over $241,000. This is now my biggest score in over a decade of playing professionally. When you see big wins like this, you think what it’s like to win that amount of money. The […]

By |March 23rd, 2023|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Spin-N-Go Training Has Arrived

The Spin-N-Go is a relatively recent phenomenon in the online poker world. Combining both the strategic elements of short-stack poker and the randomized luck of slot machines, Spin-N-Gos have many fans. However, there are very few players who actually have a handle on a good strategy for these games. Steve Blay, founder and designer […]

By |March 7th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments
  • bad beat

You’re acting like a little entitled…

“You’re acting like a little entitled bitch right now.”

People ask me how to be mentally tough. People ask me how to keep sane while paying your bills from a gambling game.

But no one wants to hear the line I started this article with.

That is legitimately how I talk to myself when I’m getting heated. It’s […]

By |January 30th, 2023|Uncategorized|1 Comment