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North Carolina Central East

Sunday, August 28th, 2022

Registration Opens:  11:30pm

Tournament Starts:  1:00pm


Gizmo Brewworks

157 East Franklin Street

Chapel Hill, NC 27514

(919) 636-4410


Michael Gadson

Robert Webber

Jeremy Leggett


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!

Event Schedule


11:30am: Last Chance Tournament

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

11:30am: TD SmackDown Tournament

This tournament is open to NC-Central East TD's from the previous and current seasons to say thank you for all that you do! The winner earns the TD Smackdown framed print!


11:30am: 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 at registration.

12:45pm: Registration Closes


1:00pm: Regional Championship Tournament

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

TBA: Sit-N-Go Tournaments

Get knocked out of Regionals? Stick around for single-table events!

Regional Prizes

Prizes awarded at this Regional Championship include:

1st PLACE: 3 Nights Hotel and 2 Access Passes to the WLPC

2nd PLACE: 3 Nights Hotel and 1 Access Pass to the WLPC

3rd PLACE: 2 Access Passes to the WLPC

4th thru 6th PLACE: 1 Access Pass to the WLPC


The Top 10% of the player field earn seats to National Championship Finals at the 2022 World League Poker Championships.

Season 1-2022 Winners



2. Robert Webber
3. Jeremy Leggett
4. Bennie Fiol
5. Jeremy Camp
6. Chad Hooks
7. Teri Brown
8. Joe Walton
9. Wes Hyman
10. Janet Camp

Venue Details

Conveniently located right off Highway 86 in the heart of downtown Chapel Hill, Gizmo Brewworks offers a great and friendly place to play for the Regional Championship.


Plus, Gizmo has an amazing, top-notch staff to make this one of the best destinations to hang out with your WTP Family. You don't want to miss this event!

Food from Four Corners will be available, with tons of great drink specials, including select IPA's and speciality beers for $5, a "Royal Flush shot for $6, and a White Tea drink (vodka, peach liquor, sour mix) for $6.

Interactive Map

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Participating WTP Bars

Big Apple
BottleDog Bites & Brews
Buster's Bar & Billiards
Capital Cabaret
Champions Bar
County Seat Sports Grille
Gizmo Brew Works Chapel Hill
Gizmo Brew Works-Durham
He Built It She Sells It
Hooters - Raleigh
Island Flava Restaurant and Lounge
Izzy's Sports Bar
Last Call Monday
MoonShinerz Bar
Moose Smithfield Family Center
Napper Tandy's Public House
Palace Pointe
Paulie's Pub
Secrets Cabaret
Terminal 8 Bar & Lounge
The Corner Tavern - Cary
Upper Deck Sports Pub
VFW Post 4542
VFW Post 670

Previous Regional Champions

Season 2-2021/22:  VICTORIA SMITH

Season 1-2019:  AZIZ KOC

Season 2-2018/19:  NANCY ANDERSEN

Season 1-2018:  SHAWN McMICHAEL

Season 2-2017/18:  MARK HUDSON

Season 1-2017:  DWAYNE WILLIAMS

Season 2-2016/17:  MIKE MILEWSKI

Season 1-2016:  MICHAEL WILLIAMS

Season 2-2015/16:  JON OUELLETTE

Season 1-2015:  LARRY CHAVIS

Season 2-2014/15:  SCOTT BOOTH

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