An artificial intelligence-powered, poker-playing bot destroyed professional card slingers in six-player Texas Hold ’em, in the latest example of A.I.
showing its dominance over humans in games.
system, named Pluribus and created in collaboration between Facebook’s AI lab and Carnegie Mellon University, played 10,000 hands over the course of 12 days against 12 professional poker players.
In a paper published in Science, the researchers revealed that Pluribus won an average of $5 per hand with winnings of $1,000 per hour, which they described as a “decisive margin of victory.”
“It’s safe to say we’re at a superhuman level and that’s not going to change,” Facebook A.I.
Research scientist and Pluribus co-creator Noam Brown told The Verge.