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North Carolina Central East

Saturday, March 25th, 2023

Registration Opens:  12:00pm

Tournament Starts:  1:00pm

TD: Josh Bardwell

VFW Post #670

3928 Doc Bennett Road

Fayetteville, NC 28306

(910) 424-8575


Andrew Willman

Terri Brown

Mandy Gadson


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

Conveniently located right off Interstate 95 right next to the Fayetteville Airport, VFW Post #670 offers a great and friendly place to play for the Regional Championship.


Plus, The VFW Post 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 and/or drink specials will be posted at the venue.

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 & 2 Access Passes to the OPEN/WLPC

2nd PLACE: 3 Nights Hotel & 1 Access Pass to the OPEN/WLPC

3rd PLACE: 2 Access Passes to the OPEN/WLPC

4th, 5th PLACE: 1 Access Pass to the OPEN/WLPC


The Top 10% of the player field earn seats to National Championship Finals at the next OPEN/WLPC.



Season 2-2022/23 Winners



2. Terri Brown
3. Mandy Gadson
4. Ross Kubeny
5. Lee Perry
6. Gina Shatterly
7. Philip Godbolt
8. Kenneth Tuck
9. Viktor Efremov

Interactive Map

Use this map for directional assistance.

Participating WTP Bars

Buster's Bar & Billiards
Capital Cabaret
Capital Cabaret-Sunday
Champions Bar
County Seat Sports Grille
Gizmo Brew Works Chapel Hill
Gizmo Brew Works-Durham
Last Call Monday
MoonShinerz Bar
Moose Smithfield Family Center
Palace Pointe
Palace Pointe - Fri
Paulie's Pub
Saints and Scholars
The Corner Tavern - Cary
Upper Deck Sports Pub
VFW Post 670
VFW Post 670 - Wednesday

Previous Regional Champions

Season 2-2022/23:  ANDREW WILLMAN

Season 1-2022:  MICHAEL GADSON

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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