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No limit: AI poker bot is first to beat professionals at multiplayer game

… A superhuman poker-playing bot called Pluribus has beaten top human professionals at six-player no-limit Texas hold’em poker, the most popular variant of the game. It is the first time that an artificial-intelligence (AI) program has beaten elite human players at a game with more than two players. “While going from two to six players might seem incremental, it’s actually a big deal,” says Julian Togelius at New York University [Tandon School of Engineering], who studies games and AI. “The multiplayer aspect is something that is not present at all in other games that are currently studied.”

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