JavaScript must be enabled for Sign In.
Please check your broswer settings.

Home / Courses / Video Tutorials /

Single Table Tourneys

Playing the Short Stack

In the next part of his STT video series, Team PokerStars Online's Grayson "spacegravy" Physioc shows how to play with a short stack -- smaller than ten big blinds -- in a variety of situations. 
He plays a couple of Hyper Turbo tournaments, where most decisions are with a small stack, and offers his analysis on the kind of hands with which to push all in.

Bubble and ITM Play

Be aggressive on the bubble as most opponents will tighten up close to the money

Go to Next Lesson

Getting PokerStars is easy: download and install the PokerStars game software, create your free player account, and validate your email address. Clicking on the download poker button will lead to the installation of compatible poker software on your PC of 51.7 MB, which will enable you to register and play poker on the PokerStars platform. To uninstall PokerStars use the Windows uninstaller: click Start > Control Panel and then select Add or Remove programs > Select PokerStars and click Uninstall or Remove.

Copyright (c) All rights reserved, Rational Group, Douglas Bay Complex, King Edward Road, Onchan, Isle of Man, IM3 1DZ. You can email us on