Poker bots raise the stakes for human players

2017-07-13 04:00:02

By Nic Fleming A DOZEN men wearing dark green T-shirts and wide grins whoop, shake hands and high-five, while another group in navy blue baseball caps do their best to look magnanimous in defeat in front of several dozen onlookers. In most respects this was a low-key event, but the scene, at a nondescript booth of a Las Vegas convention centre in July this year, may to be a pivotal moment for the development of artificial intelligence. That’s because at the Gaming Life Expo at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino,