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BetFair Poker Announces APAT Season 4 Schedule

Posted by David Cowell on July 21, 2010 at 12:03 BST

BetFair Poker, sponsor and host of the annual Amateur Poker Association and Tour (APAT) has just released the schedule for Season 4 of the running series.

This years series will be comprised of 31 stops in all, with 28 taking place in either the UK or Ireland and the other 3 taking lace in Europe.

Season 4 of the BetFair APAT kicks off on March 20 with the Welsh Amateur Championship in Aspers, Swansea. Other stops on the schedule include London, Austria, Estonia, Dublin, and Spain, among others.

Among the major poker events on the docket are the United Kingdom Amatuer Championship and the Amateur Championships for Central Europe, Scotland, Northern Europe, Ireland, England, and Southern Europe. The last APAT Season 4 event of 2010 is the European Amateur Championship on November 11, but it is not the last event on the APAT Season 4 schedule. The APAT 4 season actually concludes on January 29 of next year, 2011, with the United Kingdom Team Championship.

In August there are a bevy of World Amateur Championships in Nottingham in practically every poker variant, including Stud, Omaha, Six-Max, HORSE, Heads-Up, and Team poker.

BetFair Poker will be hosting online poker qualifiers for all of the events on the APAT schedule, along with the online championships for the APAT and the fixtures of the league. That includes the 7 scheduled Professional League Events, 1-day Pot Limit Hold’em events with buy-ins of £250 and the 6 scheduled Specialist Series events, also 1-day events but this time with £25 buy-ins and a mixed structure of game play.

Direct buy-in for most of the other APAT Season 4 events are £75.