After Beating Humans At Game Of Go, What Are The Chances AlphaGo Can Outsmart Us In Poker?

After beating humans in Go, Google DeepMind’s AlphaGo is gearing for another game, this time in the casino. It is learning how to play poker.(Photo : Dan Goodwin | Flickr) After beating the best Go player in the world, Deepmind’s AlphaGo is setting its sight on another game: poker. The question is, can it beat us humans? When DeepMind AlphaGo, an artificial intelligence (AI) software developed by Google, beat Lee Sedol, the king of Go games, many now believe AIs are done and over with as far as board gaming is concerned. Although board games are nothing new with complex supercomputers and AIs – remember Deep Blue? – Go, an old Chinese game, is a wholly different level since it’s more abstract. But David Silver, lecturer of University College London and…


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