Lex Veldhuis

PokerStars Strategy: Negreanu, Nanonoko, Veldhuis, Hellmuth and Laak open up

Have you ever watched one of those big televised hands and wondered what was going through the player's head? We had, so on The Big Game we made sure to ask. It's all well and good watching Phil Laak pull some crazy move or seeing Daniel Negreanu try to chirrup his opponents into submission, but we...more

by Rick Dacey on December 7, 2012 6:15 AM

Lex Veldhuis: Staying active during the grind

Team PokerStars Pro Lex Veldhuis is known for his prowess at the poker tables but did you know he's also become quite the tennis player? We chatted with Veldhuis about his passion for tennis, including a potential prop bet with poker pro Brandon Adams. How has your tennis fit in with your poker s...more

by Andres Martinez on June 20, 2012 7:14 AM

TCOOP: I'm in!

I was very excited when I heard about TCOOP. Turbos are some of my favorite tournaments to play. There is a lot of action and decision-making involved. They also don't take all day, which I find very pleasant. The cool thing about a turbo tournament series is also that you get to play certain games ...more

by Lex Veldhuis on December 22, 2011 7:41 AM

Tale of the tape: ElkY vs. Lex Veldhuis

In 2009, two Team PokerStars Pros, Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier and Lex "RasZi" Veldhuis got into a friendly confrontation that led to the two making a prop bet where they would square off against each other in the ring -- mixed-martial-arts style. The two agreed to fight it out, seriously, but frien...more

by Donnie Peters on November 21, 2011 3:05 AM

Time Tourneys and Tournament Strategy 101

When migrating from cash games, I really like to play the Sunday tournaments or the big daily guarantees. They have good structure and big player pools. These fields also tend to be soft. Apart from the fact you always have to adjust to the table, generally I played a lot of flops in the beginning a...more

by Lex Veldhuis on October 19, 2011 9:18 AM