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What happens if I set up a bounty on a question, answer it myself and get at least 2 upvotes?
Do I get half my bounty back? Does it matter if it was my own question or someone else's?
Here's the source for information for all things bounty.
In particular: as noted here t is not possible to award a bounty to one's own answer. The bounty will evaporate and the answer will display as having been awarded a bounty worth +0 reputation.