Follow the Action from Lex Live Spring Festival Main Event at PokerNews

Follow the Action from Lex Live Spring Festival Main Event at PokerNews

Lex Veldhuis

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  • Lex Live Spring Festival Schedule
  • Qualify for the Lex Live Spring Festival Main Event

PokerNews is delighted to inform you our live reporting team is heading to the Grand Casino de Namur in Belgium to bring you all the action from the inaugural Lex Live Sping Festival Main Event.

Lex Live Spring Festival runs from March 27-31 and is a new live tournament series hosted by Team PokerStars Pro Lex Veldhuis. The €225 buy-in Main Event sees players sit down with 50,000 chips and play to a 30-minute clock on three starting flights, with 15-minute blinds on Day 1D then 45-minute blinds thereafter.

Veldhuis has worked tirelessly to increase his presence on the streaming channel Twitch and has seen his community grow exponentially over the past few years.

“When my community starting growing on Twitch, people started talking about having a meet-up where everyone could meet each other and hang out," explained Veldhuis. "It’s cool to be able to take the next step and strengthen the relationships.”

Lex Live Spring Festival Schedule

Date Time Event Buy-in Clock Starting stack
Wed 27 March 6:00 p.m. Lex Live Main Event Day 1A €225 30 mins 50,000
  7:30 p.m. Satellite to Main Event – Hit and run €60 20 mins 10,000
  10:00 p.m. Lex Live Main Event Day 1A turbo €225 15 mins 50,000
Thurs 28 March 6:00 p.m. Main Event Day 1B €225 30 mins 50,000
  8:00 p.m. Satellite to Main Event – Hit and run €60 20 mins 10,000
  10:00 p.m. Flip out satellite €60    
  10:00 p.m. Lex Live Main Event Day 1B turbo €225 15 mins 50,000
Fri 29 March 4:00 p.m. Satellite to Main Event – Hit and run €60 15 mins 10,000
  6:00 p.m. Main Event Day 1C €225 30 mins 50,000
  8:00 p.m. FU Friday Flip €60 10 mins 15,000
  9:00 p.m. Main Event Day 1D €225 15 mins 50,000
  10:00 p.m. Lex Live Main Event Day 1C turbo €225 15 mins 50,000
Sat 30 March 4:00 p.m. Main Event Day 2   45 mins  
  5:00 p.m. PLO Omaha €170 20 mins 15,000
  6:00 p.m. Lex Live eSports sit and go      
  7:00 p.m. Progressive Bounty €115 20 mins 15,000
  8:00 p.m. The Golden Beaker High Roller Day 1 €550 30 mins 25,000
Sun 31 March 3:00 p.m. Main Event Day 3 – Final Table   45 mins  
  3:30 p.m. The Golden Beaker High Roller Day 2   30 mins  
  4:00 p.m. SUPER SUNDAY €65 20 mins 20,000

While the tournament will have plenty of fierce competition for big bucks, Veldhuis sees his Main Event as a way to interact and have fun with his ever-growing community.

"There are so many different kinds of people from all walks of life in the channel," he explained. "There are people who come home from work and always watch for an hour, and others who always watch on their lunch break. There are those who have it on in the background while they are working at home, people day trading and doing other things online. It’s a very relaxed, fun environment with little to no toxicity, so people are very comfortable chatting and it’s a great community."

Community members have stepped up to support one another during difficult times as well as to celebrate each other’s successes. "People really develop relationships," said Veldhuis. "I feel like we’re ready to take the next step with the community, and having a live event is a good next step."

Qualify for the Lex Live Spring Festival Main Event

PokerStars is hosting several online satellites feeding into the €225 buy-in Main Event. These €3.30 buy-in Lex Live (Belgium) Satellites run at 5:10 p.m. CET March 12-16 with two more scheduled for 3:30 p.m. CET and 5:25 p.m. CET on March 17.

The €3.30 satellites award €22 ticket to the Lex Live (Belgium) MEGA Satellite on 5:15 p.m. CET on March 17 that has five packages, worth €1,100 each, guaranteed. The package grants its winner the €225 Main Event buy-in and five nights’ hotel accommodation with the remaining money given for expenses.


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