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Pennsylvania East/North East

The Pennsylvania North East 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:  2:00pm

TD's: Kevin Ferry, Mike Hess


350 Phillips Road

Clifton Township, PA 18424

(570) 842-4925


Luke Esposito

Robert Craig

Wendy Dietz

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

Hammerjax is a great location for the Northeast & East PA Regional Championship. There's plenty of room and Hammerjax sits in a convenient location right off Interstate 380 in Clifton Township.


Get knocked out early? Stick around! Hammerjax is a great place 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: TD Smackdown Tournament

This event is for current and assistant TD's from Season 2 2019/20 at PA-North East and PA-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 OPEN 27 this May!
Defending Champion: MIKE HESS


TBA: Last Chance Tournament

Didn't qualify for Regionals? Top 10% of the field moves on to the Regional Championship at 2:00pm!


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 at registration.


1:45pm: Registration Closes

2:00pm: Regional Championship Tournament

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


5:00pm: Big Points "Battle of the Sexes"

Points count for National rankings only. It's the guys vs the gals! (More info will be announced at the event)



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: $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.

Interactive Map

Use this map for directional assistance.

Participating WTP Bars

Dutchman Tavern
Hammerjax - Thursday
Hammerjax - Wednesday
Inn at Starlight Lake and Restaurant
Lombardi's Brookside - Sunday
Lombardi's Brookside Inn
Raccoon Club
Sanderson Street Tavern
Slingshots Bar & Grill
Sun Valley Firehouse
Sun Valley Firehouse - Friday
Sunset Bar & Grill
The Slate Pub
White Owl Steakhouse

Season 2-2019/20 Qualifiers




Previous Regional Champions

Season 2-2019/20:  

Season 1-2019:  LUKE ESPOSITO

Season 2-2018/19:  MARYNA KARELUS

Season 1-2018:  WAYNE CAMPBELL

Season 2-2017/18:  JOE NOVAK

Season 1-2017:  ANNETTE HERLIHY

Season 2-2016/17:  SHAWN COUSINS

Season 1-2016:  RYAN REPSHER

Season 2-2015/16:  JIM REED

Season 1-2015:  QUINTIN HICKS

Season 2-2014/15:  JOHN MALEWICH

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