• 2023 WSOP Schedule

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
  • beaten tennis player

The players were so bad, I couldn’t beat them!

A few months ago, I did a blog post about the similarities between tennis and poker when it comes to the need for mental toughness.  Today I want to talk about beating “bad” poker players.

The more I play tennis, the more I realize that tennis and poker are one and the same.  It’s just […]

By |January 18th, 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

“Tight is Right” said the Rock!

by APT Featured Coach Kenna James

In tournaments and higher stakes cash games, oftentimes we need to adjust our regular baseline strategy and play the player. This psychological approach to the game is what gives us a significant edge and can make the difference between cashing a tournament and winning it. Between a break-even player and […]

By |December 30th, 2021|Uncategorized|2 Comments
  • WSOP in Las Vegas

Visiting Las Vegas During the WSOP

Paul and I were very fortunate this year to have the chance to spend a month in Las Vegas while the WSOP was in full swing. We arrived on October 1st and played The Reunion the very next day. Paul played the WSOP Senior Tournament on the 27th, and we were back on the road […]

By |November 21st, 2021|Uncategorized|1 Comment
  • Resorts World Vegas Tourneys

Vegas Tourneys to Play During the WSOP

Paul and I are in Las Vegas this month playing a number of events at the WSOP, along with other Vegas tourneys. We recently shared our experiences at the WSOP Reunion tournament and some tips we have learned about dealing with WSOP technicalities.

However, we are not playing just WSOP events all the time. We […]

By |October 26th, 2021|Uncategorized|9 Comments
  • WSOP

5 Things You May Not Realize About the WSOP

This is our third visit to the World Series of Poker (WSOP), but the first where we have played any bracelet events. Over time we have noticed a number of “glitches” that we would not have expected going into such a storied event. Today, we thought we would share some of them with you.

Many of […]

By |October 11th, 2021|Uncategorized|13 Comments
  • WSOP The Reunion

WSOP 2021 – The Reunion

Paul and I are very excited to be back in the thick of WSOP action after a two-year break. We are spending the month of October in Las Vegas playing a few WSOP events along with some tournaments at other card rooms around town. We arrived on Friday and immediately traveled to the Rio for […]

By |October 4th, 2021|Uncategorized|3 Comments
  • Specific Poker Hands

How Not To Fall in Love with Specific Poker Hands

by APT Poker Coach Kenna James

It’s so easy to become enamored with specific poker hands. I have a friend who just adores 10-7 suited. You probably know someone who likes to play their birthday or perhaps 6♥-2♣ because they won a big pot with it once upon a time. Everyone has their favorite hands.

On the […]

By |September 2nd, 2021|Uncategorized|1 Comment
  • Mental Toughness

Mental Toughness in Tennis and Poker

I’ve been playing a “little” tennis lately. (Editor’s Note: Steve is obsessed with tennis. He plays seven days a week. It’s all he ever talks about.  He never shuts up.)

I’m amazed how two seemingly unrelated sports (tennis and poker) have so much in common. I’ve been annihilating tennis opponents left and right lately. And no, it isn’t because […]

By |August 6th, 2021|Uncategorized|1 Comment