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[caption width="640"] Dong Kim is one of four pros playing AI program Libratus[/caption]The last time poker players squared off against artificial intelligence in 2015, humans were able to prevail over the machine. Four poker pros took on AI bot ‘Claudico’ for 80,000 hands of heads-up No Limit Hold'em action. The battle saw $170 million wagered and the human team winning over $730,000 (in theoretical test money, that is). Like any good cyborg tale, this story is getting a sequel. Jason Les, Dong Kim, Daniel McAuley and Jimmy Chou are headed back to Pittsburgh to take on the latest iterati
[caption width="640"] Top poker pros were no match for the Carnegie Mellon artificial intelligence unit 'Libratus'.[/caption] Over the past 20 days, four top heads-up No Limit Hold’em players have been battling it out one-by-one against ‘Libratus’ - a Carnegie Mellon University Artificial Intelligence bot. The marathon challenge, which took place at Rivers Casino, in Pittsburgh, came to an end Monday with surprising results. After 120,000 hands of play, Libratus had $1,766,250 more chips than the four pros, all heads-up specialists: Jason Les, Dong Kim, Jimmy Chou and Daniel McAulay.