Virginia South Central & West

Saturday, September 14th, 2019

Registration Opens:  11:00am

Tournament Starts:  1:00pm

TD's: Jeff Shumate

VFW Post 647

275 VFW Drive

Danville, VA 24541

(434) 822-0042


Mike Basista

E.C. Lewis

Mike Hare


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

VFW Post 647 is a fine location to host the Virginia South Central & West Regionals. Top-notch food selections and plenty of cold drinks on tap await!


Plus, this VFW post is conveniently located just a stone's throw from Danville proper along the Dan River. It's a great venue, area, and atmosphere to hang out with your WTP Family. Have a great time!


Food and Drink specials will be posted at the venue.

Event Schedule



Various Locations: Regional Warm Up

This is the last chance to get your warm-up in before the Virginia South Central & West Regionals! Join us at any one of four locations (see the WTP website for venues and game times) for great tournaments to get yourself ready for the big event on Saturday.





10:00am: TD Smackdown Tournament

This event is for current and assistant TD's from Season 1 2019 at VA South Central & West 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: JAMES SOMERS

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.


12:45pm: Registration Closes


1:00pm: Regional Championship Tournament

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



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


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


3rd, 4th, 5th 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.


NOTE: 3 Nights Hotel is redeemable only by contacting John Martin after Regionals, and only by the winning player.

Interactive Map

Use this map for directional assistance.

Participating WTP Bars

Badeaux's Cajun Kitchen
Badeaux's South Boston
Bull Daddy's
Fishin Pig
Hot Shots VA
Kickback Jacks Danville
Kickback Jack's Danville 2
La Taberna
La Taberna- Saturday
Rail Yard Restaurant and Sports Lounge
Shenandoah Monday
Shenandoah Restaurant Wednesday
Tailgators Sports Grill
The Clubhouse
The Clubhouse Sunday
VIPz Sports Bar & Bistro

Season 1-2019 Qualifiers



2.  E.C. Lewis
3.  Mike Hare
4.  Carlos Holland
5.  Ron Frost
6.  Jacquelin Walton
7.  Collin Hall
8.  Steven Woods
9.  Cherelle Read
10.  Brett Pettinger

Previous Regional Champions

Season 1-2019:  MIKE BASISTA

Season 2-2018/19:  MIKE GOEHLE

Season 1-2018:  JASON BADEAUX

Season 2-2017/18:  LINK BOOTH

Season 1-2017:  RICHARD WHITE

Season 2-2016/17:  ELAINE SHUMATE

Season 1-2016:  CODY BRADLEY

Season 2-2015/16:  CLARENCE WINDSPEAR

Season 1-2015:  ZACH SMITH

Season 2-2014/15:  TERRY SPROUSE

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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.