The Amateur Poker Association & Tour (APAT) announced its annual tournament, which would take place online this year and be hosted by the partypoker website. The championship starts on January 23 and includes the widened pool of events' buy-ins this time. Login Casino follows the latest poker news and informs readers about the format and tournament details.
The annual poker tournament among the amateur players, the 2021 World Championship of Amateur Poker (WCOAP), will be held online this year. The organization that is responsible for the competition, APAT, announced that the partypoker platform would host the tournament. The race for real money starts in a week - on January 23, and will go until February 8.
Changes to traditional conditions
As the coronavirus outbreak brought changes to the APAT plans, the organization also made its own one concerning the number of events in the tournament. Thus, to the traditional buy-ins of $55 and $530, the organizer added mediatory ones like $5.5, $11, $27.5, $109, and $265. The biggest number of events will be played with the $55 buy-ins.
What relates to the prize pool, its overall amount is set on a minimum of the $750 000 level. The guaranteed rewards will differ significantly, starting with the $1000 Mini-Heads Up event and up to the $150K Main Event #16, which will be played the last day on February 7.
Except for the cash prizes, the organizers guarantee 16 bracelets for the winners of the primary events. Simultaneously, the best-performing person during the tournament will take the $5.3K entry place for the MILLIONS Online Main Event planned for February 21 by partypoker. At the same time, participation in the WCOAP is available only after the free registration on APAT.