Jonathan Van Fleet ‘Apestyles’

Jonathan Van Fleet ‘Apestyles’
Name Jonathan Van Fleet
Nickname Apestyles
Nationality Canadian
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Jonathan Van Fleet, also known as Apestyles, is a successful online poker player, who has achieved more than he expected. He became part of the ACR pro team in 2021 and joined BBZ Poker as a partner and coach in 2020. With a strong online presence, he has 49.8K Twitch followers and 9.2K YouTube subscribers. His video, ‘A LIFE CHANGING Poker Final Table! $2,650 Venom Final Table!,’ has over 82k views. He was nominated for Best Poker Streamer in 2023 and now joins the WPT Global ambassador team.

Jonathan Van Fleet: Early Life

Growing up in Texas, Van Fleet later earned a degree in psychology from Texas Tech University in Lubbock. Collaborating with Eric Lynch and Jon Turner, he co-authored three poker books from 2008 to 2012 titled “Winning Poker Tournaments One Hand at a Time.”

Apestyles’ Dominance in Online Poker

Since 2006, he’s consistently excelled in high-stakes online tournaments. With a lifetime total exceeding $22 million. He’s ranked number 1 in Canada and 52 worldwide, mainly winning big on PokerStars and GGPoker. As of now, he’s in 6th place for All-Time winnings.

Jonathan Van Fleet’s first sizable online win occurred on June 20th, 2006, at Full Tilt. It was a $109 buy-in where he managed to win a total prize of $14,611.

Fleet reached a noteworthy milestone during the MILLIONS Online Day 2/Final Day on December 6th, 2017, hosted by Party Poker. The tournament featured a considerable guaranteed prize pool of $5 million, Apestyles’ finished the tournament in 1st place, taking home an incredible prize of $1,027,000.

In the High Rollers Super MILLION$ $10K, $2M GTD [2-day event] on August 25th, 2020, organized by GGNetwork, Van Fleet showcased exceptional performance. The event boasted a total payout of $2,589,900. Jon secured a noteworthy cash prize of $493,894.

Jonathan Van Fleet Joins WPT Global Ambassador Team

On December 1st, 2023, WPT announced on Twitter that Jonathan Van Fleet is the newest brand ambassador for WPT. This significant development aligns him with distinguished poker personalities like Brad Owen, Andrew Neeme, Ethan ‘Rampage’ Yau, and the legendary Phil Ivey, all part of the ambassador team for WPT Global, a renowned online poker room.

He expresses great excitement in announcing that he is joining @wpt_global as a WPT Global Ambassador. He acknowledges the privilege of being sponsored by such an incredible group and looks forward to undertaking collaborative efforts together.

Jonathan Van Fleet’s Live Tournament Participation

Van Fleet has won a total of $868,064 from live poker, with his largest win being $238,546.

Jon Cashed for the first time on October 27th, 2006, at the WSOP Circuit, WSOPC Southern Indiana, Elizabeth. He placed 6th in the $1,000 + $60 No-Limit Hold’em event and earned $8,439.

He achieved another milestone in France at the Partouche Poker Tour, PPT La Grande Finale, Cannes on September 6th, 2008. Fleet took down the €450 + €50 No-Limit Hold’em event, winning $34,398 and the trophy.

Another significant win for him occurred on August 7, 2019, in Canada at the WSOP International Circuit, WSOPC Montreal, Kahnawake. He secured 1st place in the C$5,000 + C$300 No-Limit Hold’em-Super High Roller event, earning a prize of $82,798.

On May 18, 2020, he achieved his best live cash in a poker tournament in the International arena. He placed 2nd in the $1,000 + $50 No-Limit Hold’em-WPTDeepStacks Online event, part of the World Poker Tour-WPT Online Championship by PartyPoker. This great play won him a big prize of $392,717.

His most recent live tournament was on July 17, 2023, at the 54th World Series of Poker (WSOP 2023) in Las Vegas. He played in the $5,000 No-Limit Hold’em (Bracelet Event 94) and finished 85th, cashing $8,815.