Artificial intelligence: Key to ​Kentucky Derby betting?

You probably didn’t consider basing your Kentucky Derby bets on artificial intelligence — but maybe you should have. The artificial intelligence company Unanimous tested its new software platform, UNU, on last weekend’s Kentucky Derby, as reported by TechRepublic. Twenty participants, convened by the company, first used the software to narrow the field of 20 horses down to four top picks. The participants then used UNU to predict the winning order — and it turned out to be 100 percent correct. 1. Nyquist 2. Exaggerator 3. Gun Runner 4. Mohaymen “I placed my $1 bet on the race at the Derby on Saturday and made $542.10 — the odds of winning the superfecta [the top 4 finishers in order] were 540-1,” TechRepublic reporter Hope Reese wrote. For comparison, none of the…


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