# How does the game split or steal work?

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## How does the game split or steal work?

The game matches the player with other real players, and in each round, the players decide to split the pot of money in front of them, or steal from the other player. If both say split, they each get money. If both of them steal, neither of them gets money.

### How do you always win split or steal?

Each of two contestants independently chooses to split or steal the final prize. If both choose split, then the prize is divided evenly. If one chooses split and the other steal, the person who steals gets the entire prize. If both choose steal, however, then both walk away with nothing….How to beat the Prisoner’s Dilemma in the TV game show Golden Balls.

Result | Split | |
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Steal | 0% | 100% |

#### Is Golden Ball A game theory?

“Golden Balls” incorporates a variation of traditional Game Theory, where the decisions of one person depends on the impending decisions of another. However, the players are allowed to talk to each other and thus more factors are involved in the decision making of the participants.

**Who has nickname Golden Balls?**

Becks

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**How Golden Ball is decided?**

The Golden Ball award is presented to the best player at each FIFA World Cup finals, with a shortlist drawn up by the FIFA technical committee and the winner voted for by representatives of the media.

## Does Golden Balls have a dominant strategy if so what is it?

It is different to the prisoners’ dilemma because the two players are able to communicate to each other their strategy and there is no dominant strategy.

### What is split or steal in golden balls?

Golden Balls has two rounds where a pair of people work together to accumulate a pot of money. Then, they reach the final round called Split or Steal, which is a pseudo Prisoner’s Dilemma problem. Each player decides whether they want to split the money, or steal from the other. If they both split, they split the money and each get half.

#### What is golden balls and how to play?

Golden Balls has two rounds where a pair of people work together to accumulate a pot of money. Then, they reach the final round called Split or Steal, which is a pseudo Prisoner’s Dilemma problem.

**What is the golden balls game show about?**

During freshman year, a few of my friends took PSYCH 1101 and learned about a British game show called Golden Balls. I watched a few episodes with them and was instantly fascinated with the show. Golden Balls has two rounds where a pair of people work together to accumulate a pot of money.

**What is the difference between prisoner’s Dilemma and golden balls?**

In the Prisoner’s Dilemma, if one player chooses to defects, the other is better off defecting as well. However, in Golden Balls, if one player defects (steals), then there is no good strategy for the other player as they will be left with no winnings no matter what.