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Sometimes laying down a big hand will make you (or at least save you) more money than calling ever could.

But when big cards look pretty and the pot looks pretty big, throwing good cards into the muck is never easy.

That’s why PokerStars School is bringing us the three steps to making a big laydown.


  • The 3 steps to pulling off a big fold
  • Take your hand off the mouse
  • New video series: Top 5 MTT mistakes
  • PLO: Beyond the basics (video)
  • Win WCOOP 2020 tickets with PokerStars School

The 3 steps to pulling off a big fold

Hero folding can feel impossible at times.

Have you ever had that sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach that tells you your hand is rarely, if ever good?

Have you ever ignored it due to the monkey on your shoulder screaming about how ‘crazy’ it would be to fold a hand THIS good?

Here is a three-step program for unlocking your folding genius.

Read The 3 steps to pulling off a big fold.

Take your hand off the mouse

If you grew up admiring multi-table phenoms like Randy “nanonoko” Lew and Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier then you’ve no doubt strived for the ability to make poker decisions at a rapid pace.

But sometimes, in order to find the right play, we need to stop auto-clicking, take our fingers off the mouse, and think things through before we act.

Check out Take your hand off the mouse.

New video series: Top 5 MTT mistakes

If you’re hoping to fine-tune your multi-table tournament game during the World Championship of Online Poker 2020 (WCOOP), you’re in luck.

Federico Sztern has put together a new strategy video series for PokerStars School entitled ‘Top 5 MTT mistakes’, and you can watch both parts right here.

Part 1:

Part 2:

PLO: Beyond the basics (video)

Pete Clarke has also been hard at work for PokerStars School putting together a new video series focussing on Pot Limit Omaha strategy.

This week, in Episode 1, he’s looking at opening in early position.

Check it out below.

Get involved in the community tournament

PokerStars School not only helps you improve your game, it also gives you the chance to boost your bankroll.

The monthly Community Tournament is a great way to do just that with at least $1,000 GTD each and every month, and it won’t cost you a cent to play.

To play for free, all you need is a Community Tournament ticket. You can claim your free Community Tournament ticket by using the Star Code ‘COMMUNITYAUGUST’ between August 14-21.

Want to know more? Head here for more details.

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