Sunday, August 25th, 2019

Registration Opens:  11:00am

Tournament Starts:  12:00pm

TD's: Debbie DiDio, Carolyn Drew

Riverfront Grille

128 North Front Street

Chesaning, MI 48616

(989) 845-1622


James Young

Carolyn McCray

Tim Weisenberger


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

Riverfront Grille is a great location for the Michigan Regional Championship. There's plenty of room and it sits in a convenient location in downtown Chesaning overlooking the Shiawassee River. 


Get knocked out early? Stick around! Riverfront Grille is a great place with a great atmosphere to hang out with your WTP Family.


Food and Drink specials will be posted at the venue.

Event Schedule



7:00pm & 9:30pm: Regional Warm-Ups

This is the last chance to get your warm-up in before the Michigan Regionals! Join us at VFW Post #2144 in Holland for two great tournaments to get yourself ready for the big event on Sunday.





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.


11:45am: Registration Closes


12:00pm: Regional Championship Tournament

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


TBA: TD Smackdown Tournament

This event is for current and assistant TD's from Season 1 2019 at Michigan bars only (2 max per bar) to reward their hard work all season long! The winner receives the TD Smackdown trophy and all the bragging rights of being the best TD in the region!
Defending Champion: 



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

Regional Prizes

The Top 10% will receive Plaques and winner certificates. No prizes of value can be awarded at this event due to Michigan state regulations.

Interactive Map

Use this map for directional assistance.

Participating WTP Bars

Backroads Bar and Grill

Boat Bar

Breakers Topinabee


Club 11 Bar

Decker's Lounge

Family Tavern

Johnnie's Bar & Grill

Paddywhack's Pub

Riverfront Grille

Riverside Lounge

Shorty's Bar & Grill

The Wayland Hotel

Trail Bar & Grill

VFW Post 2144

Waterford Lanes (Monday)

Waterford Lanes (Sunday)

Season 1-2019 Qualifiers



2.  Carolyn McCray
3.  Tim Weisenberger
4.  Anthony Simmon
5.  Kevin Jajo
6.  Angela Marshall
7.  Bill Wertz
8.  Timmy Allard

Previous Regional Champions

Season 1-2019:  JAMES YOUNG

Season 2-2018/19:  ANN HUGHES

Season 1-2018:  JOHN COPENHAGEN

Season 2-2017/18:  DELONIO SYKES


Season 2-2016/17:  RANDALL STRONG

Season 1-2016:  MICHAEL VANSAW

Season 2-2015/16:  LINDA SMITH

Season 1-2015:  KEN CORINO

Season 2-2014/15:  DUANE HUGHES

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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.