This is a discussion on Former online poker player, James Holzhauer is going on to the semi finals of the TOC within the online poker forums, in the Poker News and Events section; James Holzhauer is back in action on Jeopardy. He is off to a great start in the Tournament of Champions and has moved on to
Congratulations to the winners! But why was the consolation prizes different here?
If I understand what you are asking, I'm thinking the prizes could be different because this is a separate contest within the contest for those who have won big already? The Jeopardy people may have a set distribution for the top winners. I don't know if that answered your question since the answer didn't appear to be in the article.