Tag: Lex Veldhuis

BlogNews Weekly: Veldius, Antonius, and Kings of Vegas

Each week, PokerNews brings you insight into the happenings at major poker sites including PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker, and partypoker.

Liliya "Liay5" Novikova Joins Team PokerStars Pro Online, Says "A Dream Has Come True"

Meet professional videogamer and six-max hyper-turbo sit-and-go regular Liliya "Liay5" Novikova, the latest addition to Team PokerStars Pro Online.

PokerStars to Run (Possibly) The Biggest Sunday Million Ever on March 15

PokerStars announced on Tuesday that the 2015 edition of the Sunday Million Anniversary tournament will feature a massive $9 million guarantee for the usual $215 buy-in fee.

Mental Coach Jared Tendler: "If You Can't Think, You Can't Control Tilt"

"Call it a stroke of good luck." Mental coach Jared Tendler talks with PokerNews about his start in poker and some important skills winning players can't do without.

PokerStars Announces Schedule for Third Turbo Championship of Online Poker (TCOOP)

PokerStars announced the schedule for the 3rd annual Turbo Championship of Online Poker (TCOOP), which will take place from Jan. 23 to Feb. 2.

2014 PCA Main Event Day 1a: Dylan Hortin Grabs Chip Lead and Gilbert Arenas Busts

Day 1a of the 2014 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event came to a close on Tuesday. It was a day that saw Dylan Hortin rise to the chip lead after busting former NBA star Gilbert Arenas.

PokerStars to Award $27 Million in December to Celebrate Holiday Season

PokerStars has announced the December Festival, with tournaments and promotions running Dec. 1-22 that will see $27 million awarded.

PokerStars.com EPT London Main Event Day 2: Tudor Purice Wins a Big Flip Late to Lead

Tudor Purice won a big flip to end Day 2 with the chip lead in the EPT10 London Main Event.

PokerStars.com EPT Barcelona Main Event Day 1b: Gerard Piqué Advances In Huge Field

A massive field of 708 players turned out for Day 1b of PokerStars.com EPT Barcelona Main Event. Florian-Dimitrie Duta leads the way, FC Barcelona's Gerard Piqué advances.

Seat Open: Lex Veldhuis Part Two

Team PokerStars Pro Lex Veldhuis shares about his evolution from a student to a poker player and what he goals are for his future in poker.

Seat Open: Lex Veldhuis Part One

Team PokerStars Pro Lex Veldhuis discusses his life before poker in this edition of Seat Open.

Five Thoughts: Raymer's Arrest, Volpe's Million, Visser's Victory, and More

Why we shouldn't be chastising Greg Raymer for his arrest, and why Paul Volpe would be stop following the circuit if online poker returned to the United States tomorrow.

2013 PokerStars.com EPT London Main Event Day 2: Mantas Visockis Leads

After Day 2 of the 2013 PokerStars.com European Poker Tour London Main Event, Mantas Visockis leads the final 113. The top 96 players will be paid.

2013 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event Day 1a: Lobzhanidze On Top

The 2013 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event kicked off on Monday with Day 1a.

PokerNews Top 10: Our Favorite Televised Bluffs

Sometimes bluffs work and sometimes they don't. Here are some of our favorites.

The Nightly Turbo: Phil Galfond and Dan Cates Post Big Wins, MicroMillions III, & More

Phil Galfond and Dan Cates advanced to the semifinals in the PokerStars All-Star Challenge, and PokerStars is bringing back its popular MicroMillions series.

It's Time for Michael Phelps To Swim with the Real Sharks

Michael Phelps recently became the most decorated Olympian of all time, but says he plans to retire from competitive swimming. What's next for him? Hopefully poker.

The Great Debate: Is Poker More Skill or Luck? The Pros Weigh In

Is poker more skill or more luck?

PokerStars and Monte-Carlo® Casino European Poker Tour Grand Final Day 1b: Yunis Now Leads

The PokerStars and Monte-Carlo® Casino European Poker Tour Grand Final Main Event is onto Day 2 and Nick Yunis earned the overall lead on Day 1b.

Five Thoughts: Hellmuth Wins PokerNews Fan Bracket

Phil Hellmuth defeated Daniel Negreanu in the PokerNews Fan Bracket, Viktor Blom bested Isaac Haxton in the SuperStar Showdown, and more in this week's Five Thoughts.

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