Virginia North East & DC

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Registration Opens:  12:00pm

Tournament Starts:  2:00pm

TD's: John Hub, Marvin Ortiz

Crystal City Sports Pub

529 S 23rd Street

Arlington, VA 22202

(703) 521-8215


Adam Nathan

Luiscarlos Sosa

Albina Atabaeva


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



Multiple Times: Regional Warm-Up Games

Get your Regional game ready with pre-event regular season games at these venues: Elks Lodge (Arlington), Falls Church Distillers, Shooters (Springfield).





10:00am: Doors Open, Brunch Buffet

Come early and enjoy some great food before Regionals. For $9.99, you'll get eggs, bacon, sausage biscuits, fruit, potatoes, OJ and coffee.


11:00am: Big Points Bounty Tournament

Wear a Regionals T-Shirt or lots of beach gear and you'll get a Bounty chip in this game. Each Bounty turns into 5,000 chips at the final table (9 players). The winner receives a $25 Amazon gift card!


11:30am: Sit-n-Go Tournaments

Single-table games where the winner of each wins a prize, plus a Bounty chip for the Sit-n-Go Finals later in the day.


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.


1:45pm: Registration Closes


2:00pm: Regional Championship Tournament

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

3:00pm: Sit-n-Go Tournaments Resume

Single-table games where the winner of each wins a prize, plus a Bounty chip for the Sit-n-Go Finals later in the day.


6:30pm: Sit-n-Go Finals

All winners from earlier Sit-n-Go's will play again here, with the winner receiving a $25 Amazon gift card!

8:30pm: TD Smackdown Tournament

This event is for current and assistant TD's from Season 1 2019 at Virginia NE 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 WLPC this November!
Defending Champion: OSEI AMPADU



Sit-n-Go's will 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: 3 Nights Hotel, $200 travel money, 2 Party & Poker Access Passes to the WLPC.


2nd place: 3 Nights Hotel, 2 Party & Poker Access Passes to the WLPC.


3rd place: 3 Nights Hotel, 1 Party & Poker Access Pass to the WLPC.

4th place: 2 Party & Poker Access Passes to the WLPC.

5th, 6th, 7th, 8th place: 1 Party & Poker Access Pass to the WLPC.


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


NOTES: 3 Nights Hotel is redeemable only by contacting John Martin after Regionals, and only by the winning player. Travel money is payable only at WLPC registration, and only to the winning player.

Venue Details

Crystal City Sports Pub is a spacious area for the Regional weekend. Conveniently located just off the Jefferson Davis Highway, Crystal City will be a great place to compete for Regional dominance.


Plus, Crystal City has an amazing, top-notch staff to make this one of the best destinations with a great atmosphere to hang out with your WTP Family.


Food and Drink specials will be posted at the venue.

Interactive Map

Use this map for directional assistance.

Participating WTP Bars

19th Hole @ The Gauntlet

Applebee's Fairfax

Applebees Fairfax Sunday

Arlington Fairfax Elks Lodge Fridays

Arlington-Fairfax Elks Lodge 2188

Babylon Woodbridge

Backyard Grill

Blue Iguana

Crystal City Sports Pub


Falls Church Distillers

Falls Church Distillers Fridays

First Break

Green Room Billiards

Green Room Monday

Hard Times Springfield

Jimmy's Old Town Tavern

Jimmy's Old Town Tavern Mondays

JPs Sports - Wed

JPs Sports Bar - Friday

JPs Sports Bar - Thursday


Paradiso Mondays

Paradiso Tuesdays

Primetime Sports Bar and Grill

Red Hot and Blue

Shooters - Wednesdays

Shooters Fridays

Shooter's Saturdays

Shooters Sports Bar Sundays!

Siena Restaurant and Lounge

Sully's Pour House

The All American Steakhouse Woodbridge

Season 1-2019 Qualifiers


2.  Luiscarlos Sosa
3.  Albina Atabaeva
4.  Davon Speight
5.  Sabrina Holland
6.  Anne Ryan
7.  Robert Saynuk
8.  Jerry Sall
9.  Georgette Hendricksen
10.  Kathy Day
11.  Bobby Croft
12.  Christian Holland
13.  Alex Cardenuto
14.  Robert Benson
15.  Arthur Fretwell

Previous Regional Champions

Season 1-2019:  ADAM NATHAN

Season 2-2018/19:  ELENA CURRENCE

Season 1-2018:  JOHN ALBANES

Season 2-2017/18:  MAURICIO CAMPOS

Season 1-2017:  MICHAEL CERINO

Season 2-2016/17:  CHUCK CHEREL

Season 1-2016:  BRUCE McLELLAND

Season 2-2015/16:  BECKY BENNY

Season 1-2015:  SAHIL SHAH

Season 2-2014/15:  KATHRYN DAY

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Changes to the League can be made at anytime and without prior notice, including but not limited to: Prizes, Schedules, Structures and Qualifications.