NC-East Option #1

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Registration Opens:  11:00am

Tournament Starts:  1:00pm

 TD's:  Dick & Charlotte Macartney

**Date changed due to delay from Hurricane Dorian**

Beach Tavern

413 W. Fort Macon Rd

Atlantic Beach, NC 28512

(252) 247-4466


John White, Sr.

Keith Fick

Dana Matthews


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

Beach Tavern is a great location with plenty of space for the eastern NC Regionals. There will be plenty of food and drink selections, big-screen TV's, pool tables, and even a TouchTunes jukebox!


Plus, Beach Tavern has dedicated staff that takes pride in having a relaxed, fun atmosphere to hang out with your WTP Family.


Food and Drink specials will be posted at the venue.

Event Schedule



7:30pm & 10:00pm: Regional Warm Up

This is the last chance to get your warm-up in before the NC East Option 1 Regionals! Join us at Diamonds Grill & Billiards in Wilmington for two great tournaments to get yourself ready for the big event on Sunday.





11:00am: TD Smackdown Tournament

This event is for current and assistant TD's from Season 1 2019 at NC East 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: CEDRIC SCARLETT (2x champ!)


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.


12:45pm: Registration Closes


1:00pm: 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 Party & Poker Access Passes to the WLPC.


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


3rd, 4th 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.

Interactive Map

Use this map for directional assistance.

Participating WTP Bars

Beach Bum's Grill & Bar
Beach Tavern (B T's)
Beach Tavern (Monday)
Breaktime Billiards - Wilmington
Breaktime Billiards II (Thurs)
Coach's Grill Tuesday
Coach's Neighborhood Grill
Diamonds Grill and Billiards
Diamonds Grille & Billiards(Friday)
Flying Shamrock
Kickback Jacks Wilm
Local's Tavern
Marina Cafe
Oceans Edge St Regis Onslow Room
Planet Fun
Professor O'Cools
River Bend Country Club
Sandspur Farm
Smokers Post
Tie Breakers Sports Bar
White Oak River Bistro


NOTE FROM MR. DICK MACARTNEY: Continuing our policy of accommodating as many championship caliber players as possible, NC East will have two options to advance.


Please note: qualified players can pick from Option #1 OR from Option #2 when deciding which Regional Championship to play. You cannot play in both Regional Championship games.

Season 1-2019 Qualifiers



2.  Keith Fick
3.  Dana Matthews
4.  Albert Jackson
5.  Robert Cleary
6.  Eric Wallace
7.  Cedric Scarlette
8.  James Allmand

Previous Regional Champions

Season 1-2019:  JOHN WHITE, SR.

Season 2-2018/19:  BOB WALASIN

Season 1-2018:  ERIC WALLACE

Season 2-2017/18:  KEITH FICK

Season 1-2017:  JAMES ARNOLD

Season 2-2016/17:  JUDY DeCICCO

Season 1-2016:  RICH PELLEU

Season 2-2015/16:  ADRIAN ALLEN

Season 1-2015:  SHERRY SCHAEFTER

Season 2-2014/15:  ROGER LEACH

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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.