great poker.  great parties.  great people.

an amazing experience

If you've been to a World Tavern OPEN, then you know what it's all about: Great Poker, Great Parties, and Great People.

 

This time, World Tavern Poker is celebrating and saluting the brave men and women who run into harm's way when everyone else runs away. It's OPEN 27: SALUTE TO FIRST RESPONDERS at Mohegan Sun Pocono!

Nearly $100,000 in cash payouts and prizes will be on the line, including the National Championship and National TOC. Over a dozen other cash tournaments are available, along with the always fun Themed Main Party. It's 5 days and 5 nights of experiences you simply cannot miss.

We don't want to hear all the reasons you can't go...just make it happen! We will see you at Mohegan Sun Poconos this May 17-21 for one incredible time!

5 days of great poker

OPEN 27 will have 5 days of non-stop poker action, with a wide variety of buy-ins, fun tournaments, and of course, nearly $100,000 in cash and prize payouts!

If you love poker, then this is a can't miss event. Enjoy the action during the National Championship, National TOC, Tag Team, Bounty, a special Dream Team Event, and our third annual Patriot Poker Tournament!

 

Don't wait - get your Passes now!

parties every night

Not only do players get the opportunity to party with their WTP family all week long, but you will NOT want to miss our themed Main Party. It's sure to be an incredible experience!

 

- Full Dinner Buffet
- Great Drink Specials
- Awesome Entertainment
- Costume Contest

- and much more!

join the wtp family

As always, it's the PEOPLE that make these events so incredible. You simply cannot miss this - we'll see you there!

 

vip packages

get everything you need for open 27 in one awesome package!

4 or 5 Nights stay at Mohegan Sun Poconos
Two (2) VIP Access Passes
Two (2) Exclusive OPEN 27 Medallions
Two (2) Commemorative T-Shirts & Medallions
Two (2) Badges & Two (2) Welcome Guides
Access to All Cash Tournaments
VIP Line at Registration

 

PLUS: Two (2) Tickets and Front of the Line Access to the themed Main Party

4-NIGHT STAY

Includes Hotel Taxes & Fees (Sales Tax may apply when purchasing)

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5-NIGHT STAY

Includes Hotel Taxes & Fees (Sales Tax may apply when purchasing)

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nothing beats the convenience of staying on-property at mohegan sun pocono!

access passes

access passes give you "access" to buy into tournaments at open 27 and help keep them limited to wtp players.

 SPECIAL NOTICE:  Commemorative T-Shirts and Medallions are only guaranteed to those who purchase Access Passes BEFORE arriving at OPEN 27. Those purchasing Access Passes at the OPEN may be able to pick up commemorative T-Shirts and Medallions on Wednesday, May 20th as supplies last (first come, first-served basis).

POKER ACCESS PASS

$65

Commemorative T-shirt & Medallion
Badge and Welcome Guide
Access to All Cash Tournaments

PARTY & POKER ACCESS PASS

$95

Commemorative T-shirt & Medallion
Badge and Welcome Guide
Access to All Cash Tournaments
Main Themed Party Ticket (full buffet dinner, entertainment, and prizes!)

 

announcement

we are no longer offering moonshiner's upgrades for this event.

 BUT DO NOT WORRY!  All players with an Access Pass will be able to enjoy free drinks while playing in a tournament in the Ballroom at Mohegan Sun Pocono. The Moonshiner's Upgrade will return at our WLPC event in Las Vegas.

 

book your room

book now to reserve your room on-site at mohegan sun pocono! additional room options may be posted as available.

$99/night

Mohegan Sun Pocono

Plus Taxes and Fees

Fairfield Inn by Marriott

$104 - $119

Per Night, Plus Taxes and Fees

CLICK 'ATTENDEE' FROM THE MENU!!!

$99/night

The Woodlands Resort

Plus Taxes and Fees

CLICK 'ATTENDEE' FROM THE MENU!!!

 

event schedule

 note:  schedule is subject to approval by pa dept. of gaming

All structures, tournaments, and buy-ins are subject to PA Department of Gaming approval and can be modified without prior notice.

Click Here for the Mohegan Sun Pocono Poker Guide (Rules, House Policies, and more)

sunday, may 17

5:00pm: National Champ Semifinals ($0+$20)

Shootout event; Top 2 at each table advance to the Finals on Monday.

 

7:00pm: Ultimate Bounty Tournament ($55+$20)

Earn $25 Casino chips for each KO in this first cash event at OPEN 27!

monday, may 18

10:00am: National Champ Finals *FLIGHT #1* ($0+$25)

Play continues through at least 12 levels until roughly 50 players remain. Play resumes on Tuesday.

10:00am: Early Strikers Tournament ($45+$15)

Wake up early. Take tables by storm. Earn a nice cash payout!

2:00pm: National Champ Finals *FLIGHT #2* ($0+$25)

Play continues through at least 12 levels until roughly 50 players remain. Play resumes on Tuesday.

3:00pm: Single-Table Shootouts ($50+$10)

Every table is its own event - top 2 players at each table win the cash!

7:00pm: Tag Team Survivor ($55+$20 per person)

Grab a partner and switch during play - always a favorite at the OPEN! Those who earn payouts get equal shares of the prize pool.

9:00pm: WELCOME PARTY at BREAKERS!

Enjoy a few drinks, karaoke, and great music with your WTP family.

other notes

You must have a valid and unexpired ID in order to get your Players Card, which is required to participate in all tournaments at Mohegan Sun Pocono.

 

All buy-ins are listed as 'buy-in+casino fee'. This means a $35+$15 event costs $50 to enter (add-ons are separate).

 

All dealer add-ons are optional; however, this money goes directly to the dealers.

 

Unlimited re-entry is available for the first 4 levels, excluding National Championship events (no re-entry).

 

Breaks are scheduled every 4 levels.

tuesday, may 19

9:00am: 2020 Tournament Director Summit

A great refresher course from WTP Staff: TD's and those interested are welcome to attend. Ask Q's, get A's, and learn how to improve your skills!

10:00am: Ultimate Bounty Tournament ($55+$20)

Collect a $25 Casino chip for each player you KO from the tournament.

11:00am: National Champ Finals *Top 100*

The final 100 players compete for prizes including a $5,000 Major Event package, limited-edition watch, and the title of National Champion!

2:00pm: Speed Poker Survivor ($45+$15)

You only have five seconds to act; those who earn payouts get equal shares of the prize pool.

7:30pm: FIRST RESPONDERS PARTY!

The main-themed party of OPEN 27 - you won't want to miss this!

10:00pm: Super Turbo Poker Tournament ($40+$10)

10-minute blinds means quick and fast action after the Party!

wednesday, may 20

10:00am: National TOC Semifinals ($0+$20)

Shootout event; Top 2 at each table advance to the Finals on Thursday.

 

12:00pm: Patriot Poker Tournament ($60+$20)

Celebrate our amazing Veterans with this great event; all Access Pass holders can buy into this event.

7:00pm: Dream Team Poker Tournament ($55+$20)

Grab 3 of your friends and form a team to compete for $1,000 taken from the prize pool. The team with the most points wins! (Individual winners are still paid per normal payout structure)

thursday, may 21

10:00am: National TOC Finals ($0+$25)

Compete for a $10,000 Main Event seat and title of TOC Champion!

2:00pm: BiggerCrowds.com Tournament ($50+$15)

Didn't make it in the TOC? Grab a seat and compete for cash payouts.

5:00pm: Last Chance Tournament ($35+$15)

This is your final opportunity to win a great cash prize at the OPEN.

tournament structures

Please remember that the National Quarterfinals now take place ONLINE before the OPEN! Click here for more details.

All Semi-Final events at OPEN 27 have a $20 Fee, while the Finals will have a $25 Fee with 25,000 in starting chips. This $5 increase will help out our AMAZING dealers at Mohegan Sun Pocono during the OPEN!

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5611 NC Hwy 55, Suite 102, Durham, NC 27713   (919) 544-0700

 

Changes to the League can be made at anytime and without prior notice, including but not limited to: Prizes, Schedules, Structures and Qualifications.