In normal tournaments I am very much a proponent of spending all of your salary, or at least very close to it. In Showdown, however, because of the limited section of players, things are a bit different. The median salary remaining in the optimal lineup in my study was $1,400 with a mean of $2,221. If you think about this in main slate terms, this is rather stunning (Adam Levitan recently posted some data showing that the winning lineup in the Milly Maker left $300 or less on the table 93.3% of the time). This is . . .