New York South & Connecticut

Sunday, September 8th, 2019

Registration Opens:  11:30am

Tournament Starts:  2:00pm

TD's: Cindy Moses, Mike Cassa

Knights of Columbus

150 Erie St W

Blauvelt, NY 10913

(845) 359-2059


Jack Kelley

John Heneghan

Julie Pryor-Bennett


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!

Venue Details

The Knights of Columbus building offers spacious areas for the NY South/Conn Regional Championship. Plus, it's located in a highly convenient area in downtown Blauvelt just off the Palisades Parkway.


NOTE: All purchases are cash only. There is no ATM on site. Please allow time for parking, which is available in the main lot, side lawn, and if necessary, the surrounding streets.


Food and Drink specials will be posted at the venue.

Event Schedule


1:00pm: Luncheon & TD Smackdown

Location: 125Fifty

Address: 151 N Plank Rd, Newburgh, NY

This event is for current and assistant TD's from Season 1 2019 at NY South/Conn 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 WLPC this November!
Defending Champion: JEANNETTE PREVIDI

NOTE: Please RSVP for this event by August 4th to Cindy Moses or 914-629-9856



10:30am: Big Points Tournament Check-In

Check-in for the big points game at 11:00am.


PLEASE REGISTER ONLINE FOR THIS EVENT UNDER "CHAMPIONSHIP EVENTS" - this will be located in the drop-down menu on the same page where you normally register for tournaments.


10:30am: Light Breakfast Fare

Will be available to purchase!


11:00am: Big Points No Limp Tournament

Top 3 earn great prizes! Players are dealt two cards as normal. The first person that wants to come in has to make it at least 3x the big blind. Players can either call, raise, or fold. After the flop, all betting is just like a regular game.

11:30am: 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.


1:30pm: Registration Closes


1:30pm: Players Seated, Regional 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?


3:45pm to 4:45pm: Dinner Break

A great selection of amazing food! includes Caesar Salad, Dinner Rolls, Chicken Francaise, Roast Potatoes, Cavatelli with Sausage and Broccoli Rabe, Vegetables, and Shephard’s Pie. The chef here is really top-notch! ($17 per person - CASH ONLY!)


5:00pm: Single Table Side Games

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


Side games may take place when enough players are available. Check with your TD if you get knocked out.

Regional Prizes

Prizes awarded at this Regional Championship include:


1st place: 3 Nights Hotel, $200 travel money, 2 Party & Poker Access Passes to the WLPC.


2nd place: 3 Nights Hotel, 2 Party & Poker Access Passes to the WLPC.


3rd place: 3 Nights Hotel, 1 Party & Poker Access Pass to the WLPC.

4th place: 2 Party & Poker Access Passes to the WLPC.

5th, 6th, 7th, 8th place: 1 Party & Poker Access Pass to the WLPC.


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


NOTE: 3 Nights Hotel is redeemable only by contacting John Martin after Regionals, and only by the winning player. Travel money is payable only at WLPC registration, and only to the winning player.

Interactive Map

Use this map for directional assistance.

Participating WTP Bars

American Legion 488
Back Nine
Blarney Station

Boulevard Bar & Grill**
Bourbon Street Bar & Grill
Characters Bar & Restaurant

City Lounge**
D & D'S
Doc's Pizza & Steak
Elks Lodge 2067
Fireside Bar & Restaurant
Foggy Bottom Tavern
Foley's Bar
Holly's Place Cafe

Lazy Lanigans**
Leo Laders American Legion Post 130
McCarthy's Grill House
Middletown Cabaret
Murty's Publick House
Our House SoNo
PJ's Restaurant
Plan B

Plank Pizza Co**
Redline Roadhouse
Rick's ClubAmerican

Southbound (formerly O'Malley's)

TGI Fridays - Clifton**
TGI Fridays - Hamden
TGI Fridays - Newington
The Alley Kat

The Cornerstone**
Tom & Jerry's Irish House
Union House Inn
Whiskey Creek
Whiskey Shack @Still The One



PLEASE NOTE: Players who qualified in **Bergen County venues** have the option of participating in this regional OR the New Jersey Mega regional. You cannot participate in both unless you qualified in both!

Season 1-2019 Qualifiers



2.  John Heneghan
3.  Julie Pryor-Bennett
4.  Dylan Greaige
5.  Mitch McMillen
6.  Timothy Todriff
7.  Janet Cornetto
8.  Justin Mikowski
9.  Caroline Harris
10.  Barbara Hunter
11.  Carmine Castaldo
12.  Steve Maron
13.  Kim Giambalvo
14.  Frank Mulzet
15.  Joe Favia

Previous Regional Champions

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

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