NC East


Saturday, September 29th, 2018


Registration Opens:  11:00am

Tournament Starts:  1:00pm

Diamond's Grille & Billiards

7326 Market St

Wilmington, NC 28411


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



7:00pm: Regional Warm Up Events

This is the last chance to get your warm-up in before the NC East Option 2 Regionals! Join us at VFW Post #2514 in Newport (7pm & 9pm) OR Diamonds Grill & Billiards in Wilmington (7:30pm & 10pm) for two great tournaments to get yourself ready for the big event on Saturday.





11:00am: TD Smackdown Tournament

This event is for current and assistant TD's from Season 1 2018 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 World League Poker Championships this November!



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 at registration.


12:45pm: Registration Closes


1:00pm: Regional Championship Tournament

The event begins with Regional Awards and brief announcements with cards in the air shortly after.


Side games may be available. Please check with your TD if you get knocked out.


Prizes up for grabs at your Regional Championships:

1st place: 3 nights hotel and two Party & Poker Access Passes to the WLPC.


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


3rd place: One Party & Poker Access Pass to the WLPC.


4th place: One Party & Poker Access Pass to the WLPC.


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

Event Information

Tournament Director: 

Dick and Charlotte Macartney


Venue Info:

Get ready to enjoy the NC East Regionals at this spacious venue conveniently located in the heart of Wilmington. This sports bar has plenty to do before and after Regionals, and offers great food & drink options as well.

Food & Drink Specials

Will be posted at the venue.


Diamond's Grille & Billiards

7326 Market St

Wilmington, NC 28411


Diamonds Grille on Facebook


Use the map below for assistance.

Other Notes:

Coming from out of town? Make it an all day and night poker event by booking a hotel room. There is a Towne Place Suites by Marriott located just off of BUS-17 on Eastwood Road, just 3.7 miles away from Diamond's. Call (910) 332-3326 for more information and to book your room.

Bars Invited To Regionals

Beach Bum's Grill and Bar

Beach Tavern (B T's)

Beach Tavern (Monday)

Blossoms at Magnolia Greens

Breaktime Billiards - Wilmington

Breaktime Billiards II (Thurs)

Circa 1810 at the Harvey Mansion

Diamonds Grill and Billiards

Diamonds Grille & Billiards (Friday)

Doc's 10-8 Bar & Nightclub

Docs Bar & Bistro WED

Duck's Grille and Bar

Flying Shamrock

Kickback Jacks Wilmington

Kickback Jacks-Greenville

Marina Cafe

Professor O'Cools


Sandspur Farm

Smokers Post

Tie Breakers Sports Bar


White Oak River Bistro

White Oak River Bistro Sun



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


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

Photo Gallery
Results from Season 1 - 2018

2.  Brad McClanahan
3.  Justin Miles
4.  Vernon Mathis
5.  Gerald Taylor
6.  Rick Anderson
7.  Ryder Whitley
8.  Jerry Poston
9.  Joseph Tinklepaugh
10.  Allen Whaley
11.  Tina Kearney

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Results from Season 2 - 2017/18

2.  Stephen Kaham
3.  Kevin Beauchamp
4.  Melissa LeFleur
5.  D W Mavrelis
6.  Pete Wikowski
7.  Michael Pichan
8.  Bruce Migliarese
9.  Al Dast
10.  Joshua Kearney
11.  Rachel White
12.  Roger Coleman

Photo Gallery
Results from Season 1 - 2017

2.  Guad Elazide
3.  AP Snodgrass
4.  Douglas Chapman
5.  Jerry Wallace
6.  Jennifer Dowd
7.  Gary Kriksciun
8.  Sean Smith
9.  Bobby Wray
10.  Blake Brown

Photo Gallery
Results from Season 2 - 2016/17

2.  Larry Rhodes
3.  Caroline Bissette
4.  John Main
5.  Joseph Melanson
6.  Brandon Compton
7.  Matt Cowan
8.  Mike Burrows

Photo Gallery
Results from Season 1 - 2016

2.  Larry Rhodes
3.  Sandra Jackson
4.  Lee Bradbury
5.  Vaughn Thomas
6.  Alan Farrin
7.  Walter Westbrook
8.  Ted Lopez

Photo Gallery
Results from Season 2 - 2015/16


  2.  Carl Shiver

  3.  Jessie Edmundson

  4.  Penny Steffenhagen

  5.  Gerald Smith

  6.  Raymond Brown

  7.  Steve Alexander

  8.  Ken King

Photo Gallery
Results from Season 1 - 2015


  2.  Phillip Martin

  3.  Laretta Wager

  4.  Star Reid

  5.  Raymond Brown

  6.  Caroline Bissette

  7.  Marvin Paris

  8.  Pamela Shivar

Results from Season 2 - 2014/15

  1.  Jeffrey deRonde

  2.  Roberta McCormick

  3.  Tripper Parham

  4.  Phillip Martin

  5.  Robert Webber

  6.  Gregory McCormick

  7.  Diane Webber

  8.  Howard Scott

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