Artificial Intelligence Wins $800,000 Against Human Poker Pros

The latest losers in the battle of man versus machine? Professional poker players

  • Google’s ‘AlphaGo’ Beats Top Go Player In Win For Artificial Intelligence
  • A predecessor to the Liberatus program lost in a similar No-Limit Texas Hold’em tournament in 2015, leading several of the professional poker players to underestimate the bot’s ability.
  • AI is thrashing humans at poker at a Pittsburgh casino.
  • Artificial intelligence advances in recent years have seen computers master and eventually outperform the best human players at games including Chess and the game show Jeopardy!
  • An artificial intelligence computer program called Liberatus has accumulated winnings of almost $800,000 against a team of professional poker players at the Brain Vs. Artificial Intelligence competition at Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh.

AI is thrashing humans at poker at a Pittsburgh casino.
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Artificial intelligence wrecks poker pros to stack up a profit of $800,000

Artificial intelligence wrecks poker pros to stack up a profit of $800,000

  • Artificial intelligence wrecks poker pros to stack up a profit of $800,000
  • The showdown takes place as part of the ” Brains vs. Artificial Intelligence ” competition which pits a group of four poker pros against the crafty supercomputer Libratus in a heads-up game of No-Limit Texas Hold’em slated to continue for 120,000 hands.
  • While Libratus still has 55,000 hands to play against the pros, it seems to be confidently striding on its way to victory.
  • Following last year’s historical triumph of Google’s DeepMind-based AlphaGo AI over leading Go player Lee Sedol, Libratus offers further proof that artificial intelligence systems are gradually starting to best even the most talented human players.
  • Back in 2015, a supercomputer under the moniker ‘Claudico’ squared off with a group of poker pros, but ultimately ended up unable to turn a profit against the humans.

University-built artificial intelligence has been absolutely dismantling a team of professional poker players in a heads-up game of No-Limit Texas Hold’em.
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