North Carolina Central West

Fri-Sat, August 23-24, 2019

Registration Opens:  12:00pm

Tournament Starts:  2:00pm

TD's: Scott Booth, Johnny Nicodeme

Victory Lanes

125 Morlake Drive

Mooresville, NC 28117

(704) 663-5300


Robert Spake

Frank Whitenack

Ricki Neff


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

Victory Lanes is a huge bowling venue with spacious areas for the Regional weekend. Tons of food and drink selections, big-screen TV's in the lounge, 40 regulation bowling lanes, and more!


Plus, Victory Lanes has top-notch staff to make this one of the best destinations 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: Big Points Tournament #1

Tons of players will compete for bragging rights and big points in this first event of the Regional weekend.


10:30pm: Big Points Tournament #2

Another opportunity at some big points on the eve of Regionals.





10:00am: TD Smackdown Tournament

This event is for current and assistant TD's from Season 1 2019 at NC Central West 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: PAT SULLIVAN


10:00am: Big Points Tournament #3

The third and final chance to earn some big points and plenty of bragging rights before Regionals.


11:00am: Last Chance Tournament

The Top 10% move on to the Regional Championships. Only those who have yet to qualify can play.


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.


1:45pm: Registration Closes


2:00pm: Regional Championship Tournament

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



Play in all three of the Big Points Tournaments and the player with the most combined points earns the title of Player's Champion AND wins a free Party & Poker Access Pass to the WLPC!

Defending Champion: STEPHANIE WALTERS



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, $200 travel money, 2 Party & Poker Access Passes to the WLPC.


2nd place: 3 Nights Hotel, 2 Party & Poker Access Passes to the WLPC.


3rd place: 3 Nights Hotel, 1 Party & Poker Access Pass to the WLPC.

4th place: 2 Party & Poker Access Passes to the WLPC.

5th, 6th, 7th, 8th 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.


NOTES: 3 Nights Hotel is redeemable only by contacting John Martin after Regionals, and only by the winning player. Travel money is payable only at WLPC registration, and only to the winning player.

Interactive Map

Use this map for directional assistance.

Participating WTP Bars

Al's Bar & Grill

Big Woody's

Buffalo Wild Wings - Gastonia

Buffalo Wild Wings - Hickory

Buffalo Wild Wings - High Point

Buffalo Wild Wings - Monroe

Buffalo Wild Wings - Mooresville

Buffalo Wild Wings - Morganton

Buffalo Wild Wings - NASCAR HOF

Buffalo Wild Wings - Northlake

Buffalo Wild Wings - Salisbury

Buffalo Wild Wings - Steele Creek

Bulldogs Sports Bar & Grill

Carolina Tap House

Club Orion

Commoners Brewing Company

Dreamchaser's Brewery

Fox & Hound (Pineville)

Fusion Lounge

Gate City Billiards Club

Harvey's in Huntersville

Hotshots - CM (Saturday)

Hotshots - Mooresville

Hotshots - Mooresville (Saturday)

Hotshots Sports Bar - Concord Mills

Jackalope Jack

Lake Town Tavern

Pour Taproom - Charlotte

Russell's Pub & Grill

Scores - Sunday

Scores - Thursday

The Brass Tap

The Finish Line @ Victory Lanes

The Kilted Buffalo - Langtree

The Mens Club - Charlotte

The Pub At Gateway

The Treasure Club

The Treasure Club - Asheville

The Treasure Club - Hickory

VFW Post 9157

Victory Lanes - Mooresville

Season 1-2019 Qualifiers



2.  Frank Whitenack
3.  Ricki Neff
4.  Lona Whetstone
5.  Brian Joyner
6.  Elan Schacter
7.  Eric Griggs
8.  Kaye Blake
9.  Eric Scott
10.  Michael Sardella
11.  Alan Brodman
12.  Roberta Mack
13.  Eric Walker
14.  Angelo Germano
15.  Mark Lewis
16.  Jim Hilton
17.  Mike Dong
18.  Charles Hutson
19.  Anthony Saur
20.  Michael Farris
21.  Charles Harris
22.  Sean Brewer
23.  Tim Sink
24.  David Parks
25.  Maurice Mayer

Previous Regional Champions

Season 1-2019:  ROBERT SPAKE

Season 2-2018/19:  HARRY BRYANT

Season 1-2018:  ELAN SCHACTER

Season 2-2017/18:  RICKY TILLMAN

Season 1-2017:  JOHN McINTYRE

Season 2-2016/17:  JESSE VICENTY

Season 1-2016:  LARRY MILLER

Season 2-2015/16:  KEITH WILLIAMS

Season 1-2015:  WENDELL DAVIS

Season 2-2014/15:  BOB STANTON

Season 1-2014:  BOBBY BRYANT

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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.