Lex Veldhuis Sidelined After Suffering Stress-Related Blackout

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Lex Veldhuis Sidelined After Suffering Stress-Related Blackout
11:14
02 Nov

Twitch streamer and PokerStars Team Pro Lex Veldhuis had a health scare over the last weekend, passing out and bumping his head on concrete.

Veldhuis was in San Jose, California for TwitchCon when he collapsed. The 34-year-old got checked out by doctors after the fall and was told there was an issue with his heart that needed follow-up. He was further advised to go home and get plenty of rest.


The poker grind can be grueling at times. The stress involved can do a number on you both physically and mentally.


Plenty of well-wishers responded to Lex on social media, advising him to take the health scare seriously and to get a full check-up from doctors.




Veldhuis dutifully informed his many followers that he was resting comfortably at home.


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Charles is a Chicago native and long time poker player who dusted off his journalism degree and began writing about poker following the events of Black Friday in 2011. He has written for a number of leading poker websites, offering his insights and expertise on subjects ranging from online poker leg...Read more

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