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.

# Zero-Sum Game

## See also

Finite Game, Game## Explore with Wolfram|Alpha

## References

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

## Referenced on Wolfram|Alpha

Zero-Sum Game## Cite this as:

Weisstein, Eric W. "Zero-Sum Game." From
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