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World Tavern Entertainment

World Tavern Entertainment® is in the business of helping bar and restaurants drive more customers into their establishments through the World Tavern Poker® and World Tavern Trivia® leagues. Join the fun of poker, trivia and the bar business without ever having to pour a drink or cook a hamburger. A World Tavern Entertainment® franchise offers you the opportunity to own a business that is both personally and financially rewarding.

What Does a World Tavern Entertainment Franchise Cost?

To buy a franchise with World Tavern Entertainment, you'll need to have at least $30,000 in liquid capital. Franchisees can expect to make a total investment of $36,500 - $49,000. They also offer a discount for veterans (20%). *


Financial requirements for this franchise:

Liquid Capital: $30,000
What does Liquid Capital mean?
Total Investment: $36,500 - $49,000
What does Total Investment mean?


Options available to franchisees:

Financing: Not Available
Training: Available
Veteran Discount: 20%

World Tavern Entertainment® Franchise Information:

World Tavern Entertainment® is in the business of helping bar and restaurants drive more customers into their establishments through the World Tavern Poker ® and World Tavern Trivia® leagues.

Imagine walking into a local bar where the parking lot is full, the music is playing and there are 30 to 50 customers in the establishment because of you…and your task for the night is simply to make sure that everyone is having a great time. Don't be surprised when you are constantly asked the question, "Do you really get paid to do this?"


  • World Tavern Poker®
    • America's Largest Poker League
    • Over 100,000 registered players
    • Over 300 hosting locations in 22 states
  • World Tavern Trivia®
    • Nearly 50 locations in eight states
    • Over 2,000 registered teams
    • Growing rapidly
  • World Tavern Entertainment® founded in 2004
  • Franchise Opportunity launched in 2009
  • Proven business model
    • Turn-key home based business
    • Exclusive Territory
    • Sales lead generation
    • National player events and prizes
    • Comprehensive training
    • High impact marketing materials
    • Corporate team dedicated to your success

Why A World Tavern Entertainment® Franchise?

World Tavern Entertainment® is a fast paced, highly social business where our Franchisees help bars, taverns and restaurants build their business through our leagues. As a World Tavern Entertainment® franchisee, you will become an integral part of this social community and you may even reach "celebrity status" with your players. You will be amazed at how "popular" you become at your clients' businesses!

World Tavern Entertainment® enables you to own and operate a successful business without the high financial risk of other ventures. This is a home based business that offers you the freedom to enjoy life and the rewards that come from operating your own business.

Our franchising program was designed so that you can focus on selling and assisting your customers rather than being bogged down with operational chores. Our turn-key system includes an exclusive territory, comprehensive training, proven programs, powerful websites, sales and marketing materials, and accounting and bookkeeping systems.

World Tavern Poker®

World Tavern Poker® is America's #1 Free Live Poker League with over 300 hosting taverns and restaurants, and more than 100,000 registered players in 22 states. Similar to dart and pool leagues, participating bars host free, live poker tournaments in their establishment and benefit from the dozens of additional customers and increased revenues.

World Tavern Trivia®

Bar trivia has been around for decades, but World Tavern Entertainment® has taken it to a whole new level with World Tavern Trivia®, a national trivia league where teams (customers) come back to the establishment week after week to compete in a live and exciting trivia game!

Join Our Team!

We are looking for individuals with positive attitudes and the desire to operate a successful business. Franchisees should also share our vision of helping clients build their businesses through our low-cost, high-return leagues. A successful World Tavern Entertainment® Franchisee enjoys social situations and meeting people from all walks of life. If this describes you, we invite you to complete the request form below. Cheers!

Please note this franchise is NOT accepting inquiries from
WA, CT, MN, VT, AK, LA, MS, MT, HI, ID, ME, ND, RI, SD, UT, WV, WY, CA, IL, NY, SC, NJ, MD and OH
or from outside the United States. Interested parties should have at least $30,000 to invest.


World Tavern Entertainment is currently accepting inquiries from the following states:

Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, District Of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin

Interested parties should have at least $30,000 in liquid capital to invest.

* This information may have changed since first published. We recommend that you always verify fees, investment amounts, and offers with the business opportunity directly prior to making a decision to invest.

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