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Aspers Casino Prepares to Host Lex Live 2 London

Aspers Casino Prepares to Host Lex Live 2 London

Team PokerStars Pro Lex Veldhuis’ first-ever live poker festival was such a massive success that his sponsor has created Lex Live 2: London.

The inaugural Lex Live took place in March at the Casino de Namur in Belgium and saw seven events take place. It was the €225 buy-in Lex Live Main Event that was by far the most popular tournament, attracting a field of 1,064 and creating a €196,713 prize pool.

While Veldhuis failed in his quest to cash in the event bearing his name, 112 of the entrants did receive prize money for their efforts. Nobody won more than Dutchman Danny de Vos who walked away with the winner’s trophy and a cool €29,309 in cash.

Lex Live 2: London takes place at Aspers Casino in Stratford, the venue for the recent British Poker Open and Poker Central Super High Roller Bowl. While the stakes will be far smaller than in those events, the fun factor will be like nothing Aspers has ever seen before, as Veldhuis brings his unique style to the British capital.

Lex Live 2: London Schedule

DateTimeTournamentBuy-in
Fri 27 Sep3:00 p.m.Satellite to Lex Live£20
 6:00 p.m.Lex Live Main Event Flight 1£230
Sat 28 Sep2:00 p.m.Lex Live Main Event Flight 2£230
 7:00 p.m.Satellite to Lex Live£20
Sun 29 Sep2:00 p.m.Lex Live Main Event Flight 3£230
 7:00 p.m.Satellite to Lex Live£20
Mon 30 Sep11:00 a.m.8-Game£40
 3:00 p.m.Satellite to Lex Live£25
 7:00 p.m.Big Bounty£50+£50
Tue 1 Oct11:00 p.m.Six-Plus£50
 3:00 p.m.Satellite to Lex Live£20
 7:00 p.m.Pot-Limit Omaha£100
Wed 2 Oct11:00 a.m.Mini Big Bounty£25+£25
 4:00 p.m.Lex Live High Roller£750
 6:00 p.m.Lex Live Main Event Flight 4£230
Thu 3 Oct11:00 a.m.FU Flip£40
 1:00 p.m.Lex Live Main Event Flight 5£230
 6:00 p.m.Lex Live Main Event Flight 6£230
Fri 4 Oct12:00 p.m.Lex Live Main Event Flight 7£230
 6:00 p.m.Lex Live Main Event Turbo Flight 8£230
Sat 5 Oct1:00 p.m.Lex Live Main Event Day 2 
 6:00 p.m.Super Saturday Side£100
Sun 6 Oct12:00 p.m.Lex Live Main Event Final 
 2:00 p.m.The Big Freeze£150
 6:00 p.m.Last Chance£50

The PokerNews Live Reporting team will be on the ground at Aspers from Oct. 2 to bring you coverage of the £100,000 guaranteed Main Event.

Satellites to the Main Event are available both live at Aspers Casino and online at PokerStars. The online satellites start at only $0.55. There is a choice of finals to play, one awards a £230 ($295) Lex Live 2 Main Event seat, the other offers a $706 package made up of the Main Event buy-in and $411 (£320) in expenses you can pick up from the casino.

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