As of May 12, 2007, over 125,000 members of the Amateur Poker League in the U.S. have been competing with one another over the past year for the chance to win a seat at the 2007 WSOP Main Event.
The players can also win a High Definition television, swimming pools, digital cameras and a whole lot more.
Representing the league at the 2007 WSOP Main Event will be APL National Champion Dave Michaud from Debary, Florida, Dennis Woodcox from Wichita, Kansas, Gary Bailey and Mark Bumgardiner of Carrollton, Texas and Kevin Artman of Plano, Texas.
Michaud has been a member of the APL since October 2005. He has won in 10 different APL tournaments and has placed in the top 16 in 100 different competitions. He was able to defeat 185 of the best poker players in the country to win the $10,000 seat at the 2007 WSOP Main Event.
Bailey, Bumgardner and Artman will be participating in the No Limit Hold'em tournament with a $1,500 buy-in cost in the 2007 WSOP. Woodcox will be representing the Amateur Poker League on the No Limit Hold'em poker event with a $1,000 buy-in cost.
Members of the League can participate in poker tournaments in restaurants and bars in the country. APL Member, Dan Dutcher, said that all of the members really like to play poker with one another at the many poker tournaments of the Amateur Poker League.
June 03, 2007