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New York South & Connecticut

Sunday, March 5th, 2023

Registration Opens:  12:00pm

Tournament Starts:  2:00pm

TD's: Cindy Moses, Mike Cassa

American Legion #488

532 Lakes Road

Monroe, NY 10950

(845) 783-3965


Brendan Sullivan

George Lopez

Roxanne Lopilato


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!

Important Note from Cindy!

It's our pleasure to have you at our Regional Championship at American Legion #488. Once the Qualified Player List has been updated, please email Cindy to inform her if you will be attending.


Please email Cindy by August 20th with your name and the words "YES TO LUNCH" so she knows you are committed to joining us for lunch.


This will greatly help your World Tavern Poker and American Legion 488 team provide you with a great day and more great events in the future!

Event Schedule



11:00am: TD Tournament

This event is for current and assistant TD's from Season 2 2022 at NY South/Conn bars only to reward their hard work all season long!

Defending Champion: JIM McKNIGHT

12:00pm: Registration Opens, T-Shirt Sales

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.

12:00pm to 1:30pm: Lunch (See Venue Info above)

Will be available to purchase!


1:30pm: Registration Closes, Players Seated, Awards

Regional Awards and brief announcements will take place here.


2:00pm: Regional Championship Tournament

14,900 starting chips and 25-min blinds. Who will be the new champ?


3:30pm: Single Table Side Games

Knocked out of the Regional Championship? Join us for single-table events with prizes up for grabs!



Regional Prizes

Prizes awarded at this Regional Championship include:




4th thru 6th PLACE: TBA


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

Venue Details

Have a wonderful day with your World Tavern Poker family. Fill up with a delicious lunch and hang out with your Poker friends at the covered outdoor Pavillion prior to the event.

The Lunch Buffet will be served to you by the wonderful American Legion helpers (price TBA). Included will be (items TBA).

Play your best poker in our fun, competitive Regional Championship Tournament. American Legion has reasonably priced drinks for your enjoyment.


Don't get knocked out early, but if you do, step out on the deck and take in the pretty lake view, or play in one of our single-table Sit-N-Go's and win a prize!


NOTE: All purchases are cash only. There is plenty of room for parking in the Upper Lot.


Food and Drink specials will be posted at the venue.

Interactive Map

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Participating WTP Bars


Previous Regional Champions

Season 2-2021/22:  JOHN JACKSON

Season 2-2019/20:  FRANK MESSINA

Season 1-2019:  JACK KELLEY

Season 2-2018/19:  ZSOLT VASS

Season 1-2018:  MAX DIEBER

Season 2-2017/18:  JON GREENFIELD

Season 1-2017:  MITCH McMILLEN

Season 2-2016/17:  BILLY CASSEL

Season 1-2016:  RALPH COSENZA

Season 2-2015/16:  RICH ARMATO

Season 1-2015:  WILL McGROTTY

Season 2-2014/15:  ADAM TRAVAN

Season 1-2022 Winners



2. George Lopez
3. Roxanne Lopilato
4. Kevin Felici
5. Russell Boyle
6. Valerie Jewell
7. Ed Esposito
8. Jackie Winter
9. Michal Lynch
10. Jimbo Nocito
11. Doug Vibbert

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