Poker Is the Latest Game to Fold Against Artificial Intelligence

Chess, then Jeopardy!, then go, and What feels surprising about AI to domination in poker is the deception that is so deeply a part of the game. Researchers say that their program won specifically by "using an approximation approach that they compare to gut feeling." Fascinating.

DeepStack, which has now beaten many professional players in tens of thousands of hands, is, like AlphaGo, a GAN.


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