The APAT March Championship is a mini series following on from the incredible World Championships Of Amateur Poker. It runs over the course of this weekend, with the APAT March Main Event being the highlight of the schedule.

APAT March Turbo Championship Final Table Results

Two events took place on the evening of March 26; the $33 buy-in APAT March Turbo Championship being one of those tournament. Eighty-nine players bought in for $33 and it was Austria’s Sandro Zarriello who outlasted them all and who secured the $790.26 top prize.

Zarriello defeated German grinder Michael Kosmis heads-up, resigning the runner-up to a $509.86 consolation prize.

Earlier at the final table, Tony Meuer of Germany fell in seventh place and banked $123.99. Edi Paul Neascu and Simon Schmid followed suit, before Dean Pearson saw his tournament end in a fourth place finish. John Bonadies busted in third to leave Meuer and Zarriello heads-up, with the latter getting the job done and scooping the lion’s share of the prize pool.

Place Player Country Prize
1 Sandro Zarriello Austria $790.26
2 Michael Kosmis Germany $509.86
3 John Bonadies United Kingdom $351.06
4 Dean Pearson United Kingdom $251.18
5 Simon Schmid Austria $187.41
6 Edi Paul Neascu United Kingdom $148.35
7 Tony Meuer Germany $123.99

APAT March PLO8 Championship Final Table Results

Sixty-six players bought into the $33 APAT March PLO8 Championship, which had an added twist in that the tournament had a PKO format. PLO8 is a crazy game at the best of time, but with bounties in place it became something else.

Paul McTaggart was the last man standing in this event after he busted Brazilian sensation Bruno Arruda heads-up. McTaggart’s first-place prize was worth $231.39 with second-place weighing in at $231.13. The bounty payments made all the difference, however, because while Arruda’s haul was bolstered by $170.15, McTaggart’s haul increased by $339.19, more than he collected for winning the tournament!

Place Player Country Prize Bounties
1 Paul McTaggart United Kingdom $231.39 $339.19
2 Bruno Arruda Brazil $231.13 $170.15
3 Richard Rudling-Smith United Kingdom $143.30 $84.37
4 Marton Szederkenyi Hungary $91.33 $39.37
5 John Burberry United Kingdom $68.63 $22.74
6 John Murray United Kingdom $53.97 $7.50
7 David Paxton United Kingdom $44.09 $5.15

APAT March Championship Schedule

There are three APAT tournaments to get your teeth into on March 27, plus a plethora of satellites from only $0.55.

We expect the APAT March Main Event satellites to be brimming with players as they attempt to win their way into the $55 buy-in tournament. The Main Event has $20,000 guaranteed and some of APAT’s finest will be gunning for glory.

More than 40 players have already won their seats via the phased satellites, including Gary Jackson and Celimar Oliveira Da Silva who sit down with massive stacks of 174,416 and 164,530 respectively.

The Main Event runs across two days and has the famous APAT gold, silver, and bronze medals for the top three finishers.

Date Time (GMT) Tournament Buy-in
Sat 27 Mar 19:00 APAT March Championship: $5K Gtd $33
Sat 27 Mar 20:00 APAT March PLO Knockout Championship: $2.5K Gtd $33
Sat 27 Mar 21:00 APAT 7-Max Turbo: $500 Gtd $11
Sun 28 Mar 17:00 APAT March Deepstack Championship: $5K Gtd $33
Sun 28 Mar 19:00 APAT March Main Event: $20K Gtd $55
Sun 28 Mar 20:00 APAT March PLO Main Event: $5K Gtd $55
Sun 28 Mar 21:00 APAT March Closer: $2.5K Gtd $22

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