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Maryland Regional Championship

MD-Central, MD-North East, MD-South, PA-South Central

Sunday, September 3rd, 2023

Registration Opens:  11:00am

Tournament Starts:  12:00pm

TD: Josh Bardwell

Sidelines Sports Bar & Grill

105 Chesapeake Center Ct.

Glen Burnie, MD 21060

(410) 768-7790


Dewey Collins

Karen Moore

Donald Coleman


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

Sidelines Sports Bar is a great WTP venue with spacious areas for the Regional weekend. Conveniently located just off Highway 10 in Glen Burnie, this venue will be a great place to compete for Regional dominance.


Plus, Sidelines has an amazing, top-notch staff to make this one of the best destinations with a great atmosphere to hang out with your WTP Family.

Food/drink specials will be posted at the venue.

Event Schedule



11:00am: 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: Registration Closes

12:00pm: Regional Championship Tournament

There will be Regional Awards and some brief announcements prior to start time.


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 & 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.

Season 1-2023 Winners


2. Karen Moore
3. Donald Coleman
4. Bill Young
5. William Smith
6. Ron Linder
7. Lee France
8. Joe Johnson
9. Antoine McDaniels
10. Georgetta Fincher
11. David Maroney
12. Jim Francovitch
13. Timothy Jackson
14. Al Harris

Season 2-2022/23 Winners


2. Lucas Miller
3. Mel Lowers
4. Gordon Haraway
5. John Fonterosa
6. James Lamrouex
7. Roger Lewis
8. Cedric McCoy
9. Paul Godwin
10. Sherri Campbell
11. Kenneth Rehak

12. Godwin Kennedy
13. April Cohen
14. Lemuel Taylor
15. Shanay Gregory

16. Dwight Claiborne

17. Lee France

Interactive Map

Use this map for directional assistance.

Participating WTP Bars

Alley Oops/Suburban Bowl
Babes Boys Tavern
Belles' Sports Bar & Grill

Center Pocket Billiards
Crofton Cantina Saturday
Crofton Cantina Wednesday
D&M's Tiki Bar & Crab Deck
Levi's Restaurant
Main Street Tower Restaurant & Lounge
Naughty Dogs Pub
O'Brien's Oyster Bar & Restaurant
Shannon's Pub & Grille
Sidelines Sports Bar & Grill
Sylvesters Saloon
The Corner Stable - Columbia
The Cut Bar & Restaurant
The Hamilton Sports Bar
The Hamilton Sports Bar - Sun
The Hangar Bar & Grill
The Hangar Bar & Grill - Sunday

The Hangar Bar & Grill - Sunday 2
The Landing Strip
VFW Post 160

Previous Regional Champions

Season 1-2023:  DEWEY COLLINS

Season 2-2022/23:  SUSAN SPIESS

Season 1-2022:  TYRONE NUTTER

Season 2-2021/22:  JOHN FONTEROSA

Season 2-2019/20:  DONALD COLEMAN

Season 1-2019:  LOGAN LOWERS

Season 2-2018/19:  DONALD COLEMAN

Season 1-2018:  DWIGHT CLAIBORNE

Season 2-2017/18:  FELITA PHILLIPS

Season 1-2017:  KAREN BROWN

Season 2-2016/17:  DEIRDRE HARDY

Season 1-2016:  CHRIS BYAS

Season 2-2015/16:  MICHAEL SICHETTE


Season 2-2014/15:  ROGER STARK

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