Poker Stories is a long-form audio podcast collection that options informal interviews with among the recreation’s finest gamers and personalities. Each episode highlights a widely known member of the poker world and dives deep into their favourite tales each on and off the felt.
Lex Veldhuis was a gamer from an early age, and located poker shortly after the increase due to his buddies within the StarCraft group. He rapidly shot up the ranks, and it wasn’t lengthy earlier than he was touring the world, enjoying in among the greatest buy-in tournaments and money video games obtainable. He was much more prolific on-line, the place he achieved SuperNova Elite standing three years in a row. His play caught the eye of PokerStars, which signed him to a sponsorship deal as a model ambassador.
In addition to ultimate tabling the $40,000 buy-in fortieth Anniversary occasion on the World Series of Poker, Veldhuis additionally gained the Dutch Poker Open in his dwelling nation of the Netherlands, and has appeared on poker TV exhibits comparable to The Big Game and High Stakes Poker. In 2016, he started streaming his on-line play on Twitch, and it wasn’t lengthy earlier than he had one of the crucial widespread poker channels on the platform. In truth, final yr he set the file for many viewers of a single broadcast.
Highlights from this interview embody dad wakeup instances, sneaking in Nintendo time, ‘leveling up’ to larger stakes, sweating Patrik Antonius, the emotional funding of the sport, getting some good TV time, turning into Dutch nationwide champion, getting the decision for High Stakes Poker, calling down Daniel Negreanu with king excessive, a collection of escalating prop bets with Bertrand ‘ElkY’ Grospellier, kicking a pal within the head for €100,000, reinventing his profession on Twitch, profitable a $330,000 pot in opposition to Doyle Brunson, his soccer twin, and why the ‘degen fund’ is only a advertising and marketing expense.
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