How to survive and win a huge poker tournament (like Stadium Series), by PokerStars School

July 21, 2020inPoker

If you were lucky enough to tune in to Lex Veldhuis’ Twitch stream on Sunday and Monday night (July 19-20), you would have seen exactly what it takes to not only survive in a huge poker tournament (navigating pay jumps, laddering up on final tables etc.) but how to win a huge poker tournament.

Lex won $96K for his Stadium Series victory, and the good news for the rest of us is that there are plenty of Stadium Series events left on the schedule.

If you want to put yourself in the best position to win one, PokerStars School is here to help.


  • How to Survive and Win a Huge Poker Tournament – Part 1 and 2
  • More brand new #Study4Stadium articles
  • Cash game strategy: C-betting in 2020
  • Video: New MTT hand review

How to Survive and Win a Huge Poker Tournament – Part 1 and 2

Buying into a poker tournament like a Stadium Series event or the Sunday Million can be a daunting experience. One look at the lobby and you’ll see thousands of other players also seated and battling it out to win the tournament. 

But anything is possible. And if you’ve prepared yourself and your game is sharp, there’s no reason why you couldn’t survive well into the money and put yourself in a position to win.

PokerStars School has put together a new series of strategy articles to help you do just that, so make sure you check them out before your next big event.

How to Survive and Win a Huge Poker Tournament – Part 1 

How to Survive and Win a Huge Poker Tournament – Part 2


More brand new #Study4Stadium articles

Continuing its #Study4Stadium series of strategy articles, PokerStars School has added some brand new articles to its archive.

Relying on Luck in Tournaments

An ICM Final Table Spot

Micro Stakes Tournaments Part 3

Tips for Being Proactive in Tournaments

Cash game strategy: C-betting in 2020 – Part 6

In the latest part of Pete Clarke’s C-betting in 2020 series, he’s taking a look at the concept of sizing down your continuation bets on draw-heavy flops (aka wet flops, or soaking flops).

Clarke delves into the AA test, what your range wants to do on soaking flops, at what point you lose your range advantage, and when you should seek an exploitative line.

Check out Part 6 of the series here.

To c-bet or not to c-bet?

(You can go back and read the entire C-betting in 2020 from the beginning here).

Video: MTT Hand Review – $11 Turbo Final Two Tables – Part 2

Dave “TheLangolier” Roemer is back with another hand review. In this series, he’s analysing the final two tables of an $11 Turbo tournament played by a PokerStars School member.

Roemer breaks down hands from a PokerStars School member

Watch the video here.

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