Artificial Intelligence beats professionals for the first time in poker

Artificial Intelligence has created yet another record by beating top professionals/ poker players in the world. An AI-based system named Libratus was built by Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), and earned $1.7mn worth chips in a 20-day marathon poker tournament which was held in Philadelphia. Computers have earlier beaten humans in many games such as chess, checkers and more recently the ancient game called Go. But Libratus’ victory is significant because poker is an imperfect information game. The victory demonstrates how AI can surpass the best humans and reach the next stage in reasoning. Poker is a game where humans deal with the uncertainties. It is similar to the real life situation where two different people deal with the same problem in a different way. The no-limit Texas Hold’em version of…


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