Effect of Pot Allocation on Strategy



This is a follow-up on the question I recently posted about strategic insights that are not addressed in Wong's book (which generated some very interesting responses).

I play in a weekly hybrid tournament where all of the accumulated buy-ins are split in the final round: 50% to first, 30% to second, and 20% to third. I'd estimate that the amount paid for third place is usually about 3-4 times the amount I've spent on the buy-ins to make it to the final table. When betting the last...

Effect of Pot Allocation on Strategy