Alex Veldhuis, commonly known as Lex Veldhuis, is a talented professional poker player from Rotterdam in Netherlands. He has captured the attention of the poker gaming world long enough to make it to Poker Listing’s “Top 10 Poker Players to Watch in 2010.”
Ever since Lex Veldhuis entered the poker gaming world, he enjoyed a considerable amount of success with poker. However, he attracted poker fans all over the world during the TV exposure he received at the 2009 WSOP Main Event. Lex Veldhuis bluffed his way through the event, most of his bluffs appearing to viewers as fatal. Although he did not get very far in the event, he finished 7th in the $40K WSOP event.
According to pokerlisting.com, Alex Veldhuis is expected to get plenty of TV time this year too. He has gained a reputation for his fast and aggressive style; therefore, poker enthusiasts worldwide can expect to see plenty more of him on TV, either winning big or losing badly.
Veldhuis has not yet finished first in any live poker tournament. He hasn’t even made any final table appearances. As far as poker tournament ranks go, the poker pro stands 1298th in All Games and 1119th in No Limit Texas Hold’em. He has no ranking in Limit Hold’em and Pot Limit Hold’em. As far as world poker ranking is concerned, Veldhuis has no rank in Omaha Hi-Lo, Seven Card Stud, and 7 Card Stud; but he stands 1801st in Pot Limit Omaha.
Lex Velhuis achieved his earliest triumphs in Nov 6, 2005, when he finished 8th and won $9,395 in the MasterClassics of Poker and Lido International. He finished in the 23rd position in Event #2: Pot Limit Omaha of the Master Classics of Poker Tournament held on August 11, 2008 and won a sum of $1,570. He finished 7th and won $277,940 in the 40th World Series of Poker 2009 on May 28, 2009. Veldhuis’s most recent wins are in EPT No-Limit Hold’em Main Event, held on March 26, 2010, in which he won $8,614. He also won a sum of $1,957 in the PokerStars - $55+R NL Hold’em, held on July 26, 2009. A view at his career winnings graph shows that he is a prospering poker pro with a huge fan base.
Veldhuis is now reputed to be a dynamic and talented poker pro, who specializes in prestigious live poker events. A glance at his fan site, which can be accessed at www.lexveldhuis.net, shows that he has been winning at poker since mid-2007. He plays under the screen names RaSZi in Full Tilt Poker and RaSZi in PokerStars and is famous for his excellent behavior at the poker tables. He accepts victory and defeat alike with equal grace.
Alex Veldhuis’s total WSOP winnings so far are $440,000. In his entire poker career, he has won around $546,347. Considered to be a fine poker player, his fans feel that the strategies he employs at the poker table can take him far. Lex’s girlfriend Evelyn Ng is a celebrity poker player.