Great, now robots are beating us in physical poker games (even when we cheat)

Poker (robot) face Know when to hold ‘em, know when to fold ‘em, know when to turn to artificial intelligence instead. This week concluded a 20-day long poker tournament that was actually an experiment testing out Carnegie Mellon’s AI bot, Libratus. Libratus beat out four world class poker pros during a lengthy Heads-up No-Limit Texas Hold’em held in Pittsburgh at the Rivers Casino. On Monday, the last hand of the 120,000 hand game was played, with Libratus leading the pros by over $1.75 million in chips. Soaking up information The “Brains Vs. Artificial Intelligence” tournament marks a new milestone for artificial intelligence. Libratus was developed by Professor Tuomas Sandholm and Ph.D. student Noam Brown, both from the university’s computer science department. Sandholm said on CMU’s news site that “the best…


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