Landmark AI system beats poker pros in multi-player Texas hold 'em

An example hand from the game showing the AI system (Pluribus) bluffing five professional players

A team of computer scientists from Carnegie Mellon University and the Facebook AI Research lab has created an AI system that, for the first time, has defeated several poker professionals in six-player Texas hold-em. Unlike earlier iterations of the system, the researchers will not publicly release this algorithm's code, for fear it could decimate the online poker world.

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