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Carnegie Mellon AI beats top poker pros — a first | KurzweilAI
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Carnegie Mellon AI beats top poker pros — a first | KurzweilAI

Libratus, an AI developed by Carnegie Mellon University, has defeated four of the world’s best professional poker players in a marathon 120,000 hands of Heads-up, No-Limit Texas Hold’em poker played over 20 days, CMU announced today (Jan. 31) — joining Deep Blue (for chess), Watson, and Alpha Go as major milestones in AI.

Libratus led the pros by a collective $1,766,250 in chips.* The tournament was held at the Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh from 11–30 January in a competition called “Brains Vs. Artificial Intelligence: Upping the Ante.”

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