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AI is better at bluffing than professional gamblers

by Andrew Tarantola, Engadget

AI and ML systems are turning the professional gambling world on its head.

The act of gambling on games of chance has been around for as long as the games themselves. For as long as there’s been money to be made wagering on the uncertain outcomes of these events, bettors have been leveraging mathematics to give them an edge on the house. As gaming has moved from bookies and casinos into the digital realm, gamblers are beginning to use modern computing techniques, especially AI and machine learning (ML), to increase their odds of winning.

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Why Poker Is a Big Deal for Artificial Intelligence

by Will Knight, Technology Review

Playing poker involves dealing with imperfect information, which makes the game very complex, and more like many real-world situations

As the great Kenny Rogers once said, a good gambler has to know when to hold ’em and know when to fold ’em. At the Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh this week, a computer program called Libratus may finally prove that computers can do this better than any human card player. Continue reading Why Poker Is a Big Deal for Artificial Intelligence