Central Pennsylvania

The Central PA Regionals have been postponed.

We do not have details on a reschedule yet, but we will update you once we have more information. Thank you for your understanding.

Date To Be Announced

Registration Opens:  12:00pm

Tournament Starts:  1:00pm

TD's: Koa Beam, Joy Hamryszak

The Grove

4386 Ben Franklin Hwy

Strongstown, PA 15957

(814) 749-8641


Elizabeth Veregge

Faye Houston

Dane Lamont

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

The Grove is a great location for the Central Pennsylvania Regional Championship. There's plenty of room and the venue sits in a convenient location just off Highway 422 in southeast Strongstown. 


Get knocked out early? Stick around! The Grove is a great venue with a great atmosphere to hang out with your WTP Family.


Food and Drink specials will be posted at the venue.

Event Schedule



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.


12:45pm: Registration Closes


1:00pm: Regional Championship Tournament

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


TBA: TD Smackdown Tournament

This event is for current bar owners, as well as current and assistant TD's from Season 2 2019/20 at PA Central 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 OPEN 27 this May! Defending Champion: COREY GUTILLA



Side games may take place when enough players are available. Check with your TD if you get knocked out.

Interactive Map

Use this map for directional assistance.

Regional Prizes

Prizes awarded at this Regional Championship include:


1st place: $300 Hotel Reimbursement, 2 Party & Poker Access Passes to OPEN 27.


2nd place: 2 Party & Poker Access Passes to OPEN 27.


3rd, 4th place: 1 Party & Poker Access Pass to OPEN 27.


The Top 10% of the player field earn seats to National Championship Finals at OPEN 27.


NOTE: $300 Hotel Reimbursement is redeemable only by contacting John Martin after Regionals, and only by the winning player at OPEN 27.


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Participating WTP Bars

Black & Gold Tavern

Glenn's Place

Pappy's Family Pub

The Break Room Bar & Grill

The Grove

The Windber Hotel

Season 2-2019/20 Qualifiers




Previous Regional Champions

Season 2-2019/20:  


Season 2-2018/19:  NANCY WEICHEL

Season 1-2018:  JOY HAMRYSZAK

Season 2-2017/18:  KOA BEAM

Season 1-2017:  ANNETTE MERRITTS

Season 2-2016/17:  JACK HOUSTON

Season 1-2016:  GEORGE JACKSON

Season 2-2015/16:  LORETTA SHEPARD

Season 1-2015:  GEORGE JACKSON

Season 2-2014/15:  NICK MUSSELMAN