Cates, Griffin Reveal PLO, Heads-Up Secrets at BOM Boot Camp

Dan "Jungleman12" Cates

With over $12m in online profits between them Dan "Jungleman12" Cates and Ashton Griffin are two of the biggest winners ever in online poker, bar none.

They're about to share a few of the secrets that got them there to attending players at the upcoming Battle of Malta Boot Camp.

Running three days from next Monday, Sept. 23 to Wednesday, Sept. 25, it's the equivalent of $35,000 USD in coaching at just a fraction of the cost and it's guaranteed to take your game places it's never been before.

World-Class Coaching, Amazing Setting

Johannes Strassmann
Johannes Strassmann

Joining Cates and Griffin as coaches for the seminar are Germans Johannes "Psier" Strassmann and Max "AltiFC" Altergott, both equally talented players in their own right.

Strassmann is 10th on the all-time EPT money list and rising star Altergott won $2.2m at the EPT Grand Final High Roller last year in his first major live tournament.

Along with the A-list caliber coaching comes an expertly crafted curriculum designed by some of the best thinkers in the game.

Each day is broken up into two main coaching blocks with specialized training in each session. Day 1 is focused on Pot-Limit Omaha fundamentals including how to transition from No-Limit Hold'em, optimal pre-flop and post-flop play and more.

Days 2 and 3 move on to heads-up play in both PLO and NLH, spearheaded by Cates who is considered one of the best heads-up players in the world.

On top of the standard coaching blocks special events like gourmet dinners, video reviews, challenges and one-on-one question sessions are also on the agenda. To cap it off one attendeee will win a €550 buy-in to the weekend's Battle of Malta live tournament.


Ashton Griffin
Ashton "theASHMAN103" Griffin
  • Monday Sept 23: Day 1 PLO Fundamentals
  • Tuesday Sept 24: Day 2 PLO Heads Up
  • Wednesday Sept 25: Day 3 NLH Heads Up

Full BOM Boot Camp Package Includes:

  • Four nights accommodation at Corinthia Hotel in an Ocean-view deluxe room with daily breakfast and free internet
  • One daily gourmet dinner with trainers, guests and hosts
  • Guaranteed 24 hours of coaching plus uncounted hours of strategy discussion
  • Transportation to and from airport/hotel
  • Real-time feedback on your strategy and play
  • Capped attendance so personal, first-hand instruction
  • Three-month trial license for PokerSnowie
  • much more!


  • Cost of Entire 3-Day Camp: €3200
  • 2-Day PLO Training: €2300
  • 1-Day Heads-Up Seminar: €1500

For more information or to book a package for the Boot Camp, contact For more on Malta and the 2013 Battle of Malta, check our BOM page here.

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