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REGGIE JOHNSON, NC

Season 2 - 2018/19 National Champion (OPEN 26)

HUGE prizes and WSOP packages are on the line in the National Championship Finals each year. This is the ultimate reward for the league's best players!

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Compete at the bar for a spot in one of our National events

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Earn a seat to the National Finals at Regionals

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Attend the 2022 WLPC and compete for BIG prizes!

How It Works

The National Championship is held during the World Tavern Poker OPEN and the World League Poker Championships to bring you the poker experience of a lifetime!

 

Nationals is broken down into 3 levels of play: Quarterfinals, Semifinals, and Finals. The Finals is the championship event with the BIG prizes on the line.

 

You can qualify for each level directly from your local bar. The more you play, the better your chance of advancing directly to the Finals.

National Championship Quarterfinals

The National Championship Quarterfinals will be held on the WTP Online website on Sunday, September 25th at 5pm ET. All qualified players can compete in a free online event where the Top 10% of the field move on to the National Championship Semifinals at the 2022 WLPC.

IF YOU QUALIFIED AND HAVE A WTP ONLINE ACCOUNT:

 

All you have to do is register to play on Sunday, Sept 25th! Your ticket for entry is already located in your WTP Online account.

 

To verify, simply log into your WTP Online account, click Play Now in the Online Dashboard section, and click Account in the Online lobby. Click Show Tickets, and you'll see "NCQ92522" - this is your ticket for entry.

IF YOU QUALIFIED BUT DO NOT HAVE A WTP ONLINE ACCOUNT:

You will need to create one! Click on the Player List below which contains players who qualify but do not have WTP Online accounts. After creating your WTP Online account (click here), please email us and we will assign your ticket to you.

QUALIFIED PLAYERS w/NO ONLINE ACCOUNT

National Championship Semifinals

This is a shootout-style format where the Top 2 players at each table advance to the National Champ Finals.

National Championship Finals

This Championship multi-table event is where all qualified players compete for the BIG prizes, including Major Event packages and the title of National Champion!

Event Details

The next National Championship events will take place this November at the 2022 WLPC at The Orleans Casino in Las Vegas. Details are posted on the WLPC website:

www.WorldLeaguePoker.com

QUALIFIED PLAYER LISTS: IMPORTANT NOTES!!!

The following links are CARRYOVER QUALIFICATIONS from previous seasons due to the pandemic. These lists DO NOT include qualifications from Season 1 - 2022 (those will be coming after Regionals are concluded).

NATIONAL SEMIFINAL CARRYOVERS (click here)

NATIONAL FINALS CARRYOVERS (click here)


Frequently Asked Questions


Can I use my Carryover qualifications at the WLPC this November?


Yes. But if you have more than one, you can only use one (in other words, you cannot use it as a ‘re-entry’).

If I can’t make it to Vegas, can I carry them over for the Spring?
 

Yes. But all Carryover qualifications will expire after the Spring 2023 Championships.

I qualified during Season 1 2022 but cannot make it to Vegas. Can I carry that over to the Spring?


No. Other than the unique situation the pandemic brought, National Championship Event Qualifications cannot be carried over or transferred to another player.

Qualified players from the previous season (Season 1-2022) will be added to the lists below soon.

National Championship Semifinals

 

National Championship Finals

How To Qualify

National Championship Quarterfinals

-- Win at the bar, and you're in!

-- Win just one (1) game during the regular season at a WTP venue and you're qualified for the Quarterfinals.

National Championship Semifinals

-- Five (5) total wins during the regular season (at any bar)

-- Earn a Top 10 Tavern Ranking

-- Top 10 finish in a Tavern Championship

National Championship Finals

-- Ten (10) total wins during the regular season (at any bar)

-- Be the Season Points Champion at any bar

-- Win a Tavern Championship

-- Finish in the Top 1% Club (top 1% of a Region, State, National, or Cumulative Ranking)

-- Finish in the Top 10% at a Regional Championship

The Prizes

The National Championship Finals offers great prizes to the Top 16 players in the event. All packages below are redeemable starting in 2023.

The winner receives a Major Event package, the trophy, an exclusive limited-edition Bulova watch, and the title of National Champion!

Please note: Prizes are subject to change.

1st Place: $5,000 Major Event Package

2nd Place: $2,000 Major Event Package

3rd Place: $1,500 Major Event Package

4th Place: $1,250 Major Event Package

5th Place: $1,000 Major Event Package

6th Place: $750 Major Event Package

7th Place: $750 Major Event Package

8th Place: $750 Major Event Package

9th thru 16th Place: $500 Major Event Package

In addition, the National Points Champion and the National Cumulative Points Champion from the previous seasons will be honored with a presentation at the National Championship Finals! Both also receive Access Passes to the OPEN or WLPC event for the season they qualified for.

 

Other Notes

-- Championship seats (at all levels) are not transferable. You have to earn it!

-- Dates for the National Championship events are typically announced about three months prior to the event.

-- There is a $20 (Semis) or $25 (Finals) casino fee at the OPEN or WLPC. There is no cost to enter the online National Quarterfinals.

Have a question that isn't covered here? Send us an email!

Players@WorldTavernPoker.com

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