Zero-Sum Game

A zero-sum game is a game in which players make payments only to each other. In such a game, one player's loss is the other player's gain, so the total amount of "money" available remains constant.

See also

Finite Game, Game

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Dresher, M. The Mathematics of Games of Strategy: Theory and Applications. New York: Dover, p. 2, 1981.

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Zero-Sum Game

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Zero-Sum Game." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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