As one of the most vibrant and bustling cities in the world, you don’t really need an excuse to visit London. But just in case, Lex Veldhuis has given you a pretty darn good one.
He’ll be returning to Aspers Casino from April 17-26 2020 for the third edition of Lex Live, his live poker festival which puts community first. Just as the previous editions have, Lex Live 3 will bring his Twitch community together in one place alongside anyone who wants to stop by for some drinks and a game cards.
If you’re thinking of going to Lex Live 3 then you’re in the right place. All the info you need will be right here, from hotels and travel info to a city guide and the full schedule (which will be released soon).
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LEX LIVE 3: APRIL 17 – 26, 2020
“Lex Live 2 was a massive success. Everyone had a great time, so there was absolutely no reason to switch to a different venue,” Veldhuis says. “It just felt like a home run. I took a lot of feedback from people and everyone said the location was perfect.
“I can’t encourage people enough to come. It’s a great social event, and I think it would be great for people to get out and experience it. You’ll see there are so many people just like you.”
Click here to read the full announcement of Lex Live 3, featuring the full interview with Lex Veldhuis.
Lex Live 3: London runs from April 17 – 26 2020 in London, taking place at Aspers Casino in Stratford. The focal point of the series is the £230 Main Event (dates of which you’ll find below).
Flight 1 – Sat 18th April 18:00
Flight 2 – Thu 23rd April 18:00
Flight 3 – Fri 24th April 18:00
Flight 4 – Sat 25th April 14:00
Flight 5 Turbo – Sat 25th April 19:00
Final Day – Sun 26th April 13:00
Things will kick off with a £60 welcome event on Friday 17th April, beginning at 6pm.
You’ll find the full schedule here as soon as it’s announced.
PREVIOUS LEX LIVE MAIN EVENTS:
Back in October at Lex Live 2, Kyle McCague took home the first-place prize of £26,945 after a three-way chop with Cristian-Gicu Stanciu (2nd – £20,095) and Atanas Pavlov (3rd – £20,015).
At the inaugural Lex Live in Namur back in March, it was Danny de Vos who emerged victorious, winning €29,300 after a heads-up deal with Abdelkrim Chenoufi (€19,500).
WHERE TO STAY
You’re spoilt for choice when it comes to hotels in London. If you’d like to be very close to the poker venue, however, here are two hotels we recommend.
Holiday Inn Stratford – Westfield is just a one minute walk away in the shopping mall complex.
Premier Inn Stratford – Within walking distance, and a bit cheaper too.
There are also countless Airbnbs available in the city.
HOW TO GET THERE
For details on how to get to London and the Aspers Casino, and for what to do when you’re in London, check out our London travel guide.
We’ve included airport connections, bus and train info, shopping suggestions, and a bunch of special events taking place in the city during Lex Live 3.
HOW TO QUALIFY
Qualifiers for Lex Live 3 in London will be running on PokerStars in the months leading up to the event. To find them, open your client and search for ‘Lex’ in the ‘find a tournament’ search window.
Make sure you follow Lex Veldhuis on Twitter too, as he’ll be announcing any big online satellites.
Opening a PokerStars account is easy. Click here to get an account in minutes.
At Lex Live 1 in Namur, we had a pub quiz and FU Friday Flips. At Lex Live 2 in London, we had a Platinum Pass-awarding scavenger hunt, an evening of beers and beer pong, plus a community trip to the cinema.
What will Lex Live 3 in London have in store for us? Stay tuned, as we’ll be announcing fun activities away from the tables right here when we have them.
One thing’s for sure, there won’t be a dull moment. Private community sit & gos will be running throughout.