NC East


Sunday, September 9th, 2018


Registration Opens:  11:00am

Tournament Starts:  1:00pm

Beach Tavern

413 W Fort Macon Road

Atlantic Beach, NC 28512

(252) 247-4466

Regionals Overview


The Regional Championship brings together players from across your area for the shot at becoming the Next Regional Champion.


This event is what you have been playing for all season! Enjoy great poker, party with your friends, and earn the opportunity to play in the ultimate World Tavern Poker tournament, the National Championships.


See you at the tables!

Event Schedule



7:30pm & 10:00pm: Regional Warm Up Events

This is the last chance to get your warm-up in before the NC East Option 1 Regionals! Join us at Diamonds Grill & Billiards in Wilmington for two great tournaments to get yourself ready for the big event on Sunday.





11:00am: TD Smackdown Tournament

This event is for current and assistant TD's from Season 1 2018 at NC East bars only (2 max per bar) to reward their hard work all season long! The winner receives the TD Smackdown trophy and a Party & Poker Access Pass to the World League Poker Championships this November! Defending Champion: BREANNA STEPPENHAGEN


11:00am: Registration Opens

Regional Championships are for qualified players only. You must be 21 years of age or older to play. Please have your photo ID with you at registration.


12:45pm: Registration Closes


1:00pm: Regional Championship Tournament

The event begins with Regional Awards and brief announcements with cards in the air shortly after.


Side games may be available during the afternoon. Check with your TD if you are knocked out.


Prizes up for grabs at your Regional Championships:

1st place: 3 nights hotel and two Party & Poker Access Passes to the WLPC.


2nd place: Two Party & Poker Access Passes to the WLPC.

3rd place: One Party & Poker Access Pass to the WLPC.

4th place: One Party & Poker Access Pass to the WLPC.


The Top 10% of the player field earn seats to National Championship Finals at the WLPC.

Event Information

Tournament Director: 

Dick and Charlotte Macartney


Venue Info:

Beach Tavern is located in a convenient location for the NC East Regionals. Enjoy some great shrimp and fish while competing for the Regional Champion title overlooking the Atlantic ocean!


Food & Drink Specials

Will be posted at the venue.


Beach Tavern

413 W Fort Macon Road

Atlantic Beach, NC 28512

(252) 247-4466

Beach Tavern on Facebook


Use the map below for assistance.

Bars Invited To Regionals

Beach Bum's Grill and Bar

Beach Tavern (B T's)

Beach Tavern (Monday)

Blossoms at Magnolia Greens

Breaktime Billiards - Wilmington

Breaktime Billiards II (Thurs)

Circa 1810 at the Harvey Mansion

Diamonds Grill and Billiards

Diamonds Grille & Billiards (Friday)

Doc's 10-8 Bar & Nightclub

Docs Bar & Bistro WED

Duck's Grille and Bar

Flying Shamrock

Kickback Jacks Wilmington

Kickback Jacks-Greenville

Marina Cafe

Professor O'Cools


Sandspur Farm

Smokers Post

Tie Breakers Sports Bar


White Oak River Bistro

White Oak River Bistro Sun



NOTE FROM MR. DICK MACARTNEY: Continuing our policy of accommodating as many championship caliber poker players as possible, NC East will have two options to advance.


Please note that qualified players can pick from Option #1 OR from Option #2 when deciding on which Regional Championship to play. You cannot play in both Regional Championship games.

Photo Gallery
Results from Season 1 - 2018

2.  Daniel Sinkuc
3.  Robert Webber
4.  LaRetta Wager
5.  David Scott
6.  Edward Johnson
7.  Peter Laak
8.  James Arnold

Photo Gallery
Results from Season 2 - 2017/18

2.  Lee Bradbury
3.  Dave Jasper
4.  Walter Westbrook
5.  James Norman
6.  Kenneth DePlanche Jr
7.  Derek Drewry
8.  Eric Hilyard
9.  Cedric Scarlette

Photo Gallery
Results from Season 1 - 2017

2.  Marie Sheehan Boljen
3.  Bob Marshall
4.  Joseph Melanson
5.  Jeremy Hebb
6.  John Main
7.  Matt Cowan
8.  Carl Sutton Jr
9.  Sherry Cowan

Photo Gallery
Results from Season 2 - 2016/17

2.  Karen Holden
3.  Sean Smith
4.  Kenneth Merck
5.  Edward Johnson
6.  Sam Davis
7.  Ryan Edwards
8.  Suzanne Hentz
9.  Rich Busse
10.  Drew Amburgey
11.  Sherry Schaeffer

Photo Gallery
Results from Season 1 - 2016

 2.  Bruce Migliarese
 3.  Jeffrey deRonde
 4.  Adam Shannon
 5.  Donna Owens
 6.  Andrew Pollard
 7.  Ricky Leary
 8.  Shane McCarroll
 9.  Jonathan Runyon
10.  Carrie Beauchamp

Photo Gallery
Results from Season 2 - 2015/16


  2.  Robert Webber

  3.  Carole Smart

  4.  James Canoni

  5.  Jerry Poston

  6.  Michael Cook

  7.  Treca Blevins

  8.  Curtis Boyer

  9.  Joseph Melanson

10.  Pat Morris

11.  Stephen Bridgers

12.  Michael Barlitz

13.  Bruce Migliarese

Photo Gallery
Results from Season 1 - 2015


  2.  Alex Vinson

  3.  Gene Kidd

  4.  Rob Capps

  5.  Gary Ohbersay

  6.  Deby Jedrey

  7.  Larry Blackwell

  8.  Mike Dove

  9.  Michael Riedy

10.  Robert Copeland

11.  Treca Blevins

12.  Charlie Sargent

13.  Thomas Hudson

Results from Season 2 - 2014/15

  1.  Roger Leach

  2.  Nancy Creekmore

  3.  Bill Harris

  4.  Bruce Migliarese

  5.  Richard Cascone

  6.  Pearl Walker

  7.  Rob Capps

  8.  Star Reid

  9.  Tony Snodgrass

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