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COMPLETE! National Championship Coverage

It's all over! The NEW National Champion is STEVE MAUER from New Jersey!

Steven bested a field of nearly 460 players to take down the plaque, the trophy, the watch, and the $5,000 major event package! It was an INCREDIBLE event with tons of World Tavern Poker players...who made it an epic battle all the way down to the wire.

Full results are below.


2nd: Cynthia Bridgett, MD

3rd: Suzanne Piering, NY

4th: Christian Hardison, NC

5th: Robert Weick, VA

6th: Mike Viola, NJ

7th: Teresa Vilaro, NC

8th: Jess Salmon, NJ

9th: Alice Braniecki, NY

10th: Rollie Belles, MD

10 PLAYERS LEFT! Only 10 players remain in the National Championship Finals at OPEN 22 at Mohegan Sun Pocono. Here are the Top 20 results so far:

11 Andres Soto NJ

12 Carlos Diaz NJ

13 Terry Panser Jr MD

14 Amy Williams IN

15 John Main NC

16 Irene Capitulik PA

17 Ron Frost VA

18 Randy Young VA

19 Cathy Kubeny NC

20 Dreama Swank MD

The PIT UPDATE! We are down to our FINAL 24 PLAYERS in the National Championship! Once we get down to 16, we will have updates as players go out. Everyone is in The PIT and a solid crowd of onlookers has gathered to watch. Stay tuned and watch our Facebook page for live streaming.

THE FINALS CONTINUES! 181 players have taken their seat in the Ballroom at Mohegan Sun Pocono to compete for the National Championship at OPEN 22! Stay tuned for updates, including live streams and results from The PIT later today!

BOTH FLIGHTS COMPLETE! The National Championship FINALS flights are both in the books with 181 players making it to Day 2!

For those interested, you can check out the entire field in three different ways. Just click a link below for PDF's of chip counts, names, and table assignments for Day 2.

FLIGHT #2 IS ONGOING! The National Championship FINALS continue with 205 players in Flight #2. All of them are competing for the right to be the next World Tavern Poker National Champion.

Flight #2 also runs for 10 blind levels, with the remaining players from this flight and Flight #1 to reconvene Tuesday at 11am to play to a winner. We will have chip counts once Flight #2 has concluded tonight!

FINALS UNDERWAY! The National Championship FINALS are going on now as nearly 240 players in Flight #1 are competing for the right to be the next World Tavern Poker National Champion.

Flight #1 will run for 10 levels, with Flight #2 beginning at 3pm. All players left in both flights will resume play on Tuesday. Stay tuned for complete results, including chip counts after each flight!

SEMIFINALS IN THE BOOKS! The National Championship Semifinals are complete as 48 players advancing to the Finals on Monday. Congrats to everyone who moved on!

Stay tuned as we will have tons of coverage of the 2-day Finals, beginning with Flight #1 at 11am Monday.

QUARTERFINALS COMPLETE! The National Championship Quarterfinals are finished with 16 players advancing to the Semifinals, slated to begin at 4pm.

Stay tuned for more updates! :)

QUARTERFINALS UNDERWAY! The National Championship Quarterfinals are underway at OPEN 22 at Mohegan Sun Pocono! Stay tuned for more updates from this even and the Semi-Finals at 4pm.

From the Quarterfinals, Semifinals, the Finals on Monday, and the Top 100 on Tuesday, be sure to stay tuned for all the action from the National Championship event from OPEN 22 at Mohegan Sun Pocono.

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