Southern New York Regional Championship
Sunday, August 27th, 2023
Registration Opens: 12:00pm
Tournament Starts: 2:00pm
TD: Cindy Moses
American Legion #488
532 Lakes Road
Monroe, NY 10950
DEFENDING TOP 3
QUALIFIED PLAYER LIST
CT-West, PA-East, PA-North East, NY-South
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!
Message From Cindy!
Come enjoy a fun day of competitive poker with your World Tavern Poker Family! American Legion 488 provides a fantastic space for us to play, a well-stocked, reasonably priced bar, and a welcoming staff.
Players are strongly encouraged to take part in the Lunch Buffet described in the Venue Details section. This will greatly help the American Legion team provide us with a great day and assure more events in the future.
Seats are limited for the 11am BIG Points game described in the Event Schedule below. You can register for this event soon (details to come) on the WTP website under Championship Events to guarantee your seat.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 27th
10:15am: Doors Open, T-Shirt Sales Begin
Get in early for your best shot at t-shirts and seating for the big points game at 11am!
11:00am: NO LIMP BIG Points Game
This should be fun! Must come in 3x the big blind pre-flop. Points count toward National Rankings and prizes will be available!
12:00pm: 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.
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!
Prizes awarded at this Regional Championship include:
1st PLACE: 3 Nights Hotel & 2 Access Passes to OPEN 30
2nd PLACE: 3 Nights Hotel & 1 Access Pass to OPEN 30
3rd PLACE: 2 Access Passes to OPEN 30
4th thru 6th PLACE: 1 Access Pass to OPEN 30
The Top 10% of the player field earn seats to National Championship Finals at OPEN 30.
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 $25 Lunch Buffet will be served to you by the wonderful American Legion helpers. Included in the buffet is: Penne Vodka, meatballs, sausage & peppers, chicken marsala, Caesar salad, plus coffee, a soda or water, and dessert!
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.
Use this map for directional assistance.
Participating WTP Bars
American Legion 488
Blarney Stone Publik House
Blue Plate Tavern
Chicago Sams Sports Bar
Elks Lodge 2067
Fusion @ Union
King Pinz Grill @ Blue Valley Lanes
McCarthy's Grill House
Michael's Tap Room
Murty's Publick House
Scooters Bar & Grill - CT
SideStreet Bar & Grill
South Gate Tavern
Tapville Social of Westbrook
VFW Post 8858
West Hills Country Club
Season 1-2023 Winners
CHAMPION: KEN CALITRI
2. Rob DeGroat
3. Gerald Karelus
4. Jen Politi
5. Franklin Exkorn
6. Irma Ludwig
7. Keith Sweitzer
8. John Geloemino
9. Bill Lee
10. Jennifer Cecchini
11. Mikhail Maltcev
12. Julie Pryor-Bennett
13. Christine Watson
Previous Regional Champions
Season 1-2023: KEN CALITRI
Season 2-2022/23: SEAN HUBERTY
Season 1-2022: BRENDAN SULLIVAN
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 2-2022/23 Winners
CHAMPION: SEAN HUBERTY
2. Dale Hipkins
3. Sam Wixon
4. Sean Kinsley
5. Tony Vela
6. Tom Gallo
7. Michael Hattley
8. Richard Dobbins
9. Brian Rhodes
10. Sal Pontillo
11. Peter Volkert
12. Danesh Ram
13. Jack Aprilante
14. Rebecca Jacobsen