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Maryland Regional Championship

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

Saturday, February 17th, 2024

Registration Opens:  12:00pm

Tournament Starts:  1:00pm

TD: Josh Bardwell

Sidelines Sports Bar & Grill

105 Chesapeake Center Ct.

Glen Burnie, MD 21060

(410) 768-7790


Deirdre Hardy

Rashaad Carter

Karen Moore

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



10:00am: Big Points Game

Earn points toward National Rankings and warm up for Regionals!

10:00am: TD Smackdown Tournament

This event is for current and assistant TD's from Season 2 2023 at Maryland bars only to reward their hard work all season long!

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.


12:45pm: Registration Closes

1:00pm: Regional Championship Tournament

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

7:00pm: Big Points Game

Earn points toward National Rankings after Regionals!


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 31

2nd PLACE: 3 Nights Hotel & 1 Access Pass to OPEN 31

3rd PLACE: 2 Access Passes to OPEN 31

4th thru 6th PLACE: 1 Access Pass to OPEN 31


The Top 10% of the player field earn seats to the National Championship Finals at OPEN 31 this November.

Season 2-2023 Winners


2. Rashaad Carter
3. Karen Moore
4. Bob Bandzwolek
5. Jamie Tsottles
6. Darla Young
7. Heather Paul
8. Andrew Milto
9. Michael Patrick
10. Gail Webb
11. Bradford Jones
12. Jacqueline Pinnix
13. Lucas Miller
14. Kellie Wilkinson
15. Erinna Sheppard
16. Mel Lowers
17. Mark Fabi
18. Russ Raynor
19. Ron Linder

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 Franco
13. Timothy Jackson
14. Al Harris

Interactive Map

Use this map for directional assistance.

Participating WTP Bars

Alley Oops/Suburban Bowl
Babes Boys Tavern
Brewers Landing
Crofton Cantina Saturday
Crofton Cantina Sunday
Crofton Cantina Wednesday
Main Street Tower Restaurant & Lounge
Moonlight Pool and Pub
Naughty Dogs Pub
O'Brien's Oyster Bar & Restaurant
Shannon's Pub & Grille
Sidelines Sports Bar & Grill
Sidelines Sports Bar & Grill - Saturday
Silk's Sports Bar & Grill
Sylvesters Saloon
The Cut Bar & Restaurant
The Hamilton Sports Bar
The Hamilton Sports Bar - Sun
The Hangar Bar & Grill
The Landing Strip
VFW Post 160

Previous Regional Champions

Season 2-2023/24:  DEIRDRE HARDY

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

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

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