Researchers say they have designed a bot called Pluribus capable of taking on poker professionals in the most popular form of poker and winning. Four-time World Poker Tour title holder Darren Elias. Concern is growing that sophisticated poker 'bots' - software capable of playing the card game - are being used against unsuspecting players on Internet poker sites. MSNBC.com's Mike Brunker.
What Is This?
This is your opportunity to play heads up holdem against Cleverpiggy and Hibiscus Biscuit, two super duper awesome heads up poker playing agents.
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I created them using state of the art artificial intelligence techniques as well as my own secret sauce. They recently competed in the annual computer poker competition and did well, only finishing behind entries from top research universities. Cleverpiggy, the limit holdem player, only lost a single match.
Do They Cheat?
No. They only know the cards in their hand and on the board. You'll just have to take my word for it.
Are They Good?
Cleverpiggy will probably beat your pants off. Vegas casinos are confident enough to use a limit holdem computer poker player as a slot machine and this one has proven to hold its own with the best.
You should have a better chance against Hibiscus Biscuit. No limit holdem is a much tougher game for a computer. The best human players often raise an eyebrow at some of the plays made by the best bots. Also, my main design for HB is not yet working so you and the computer competition opponents are just playing the weaker backup implemetation.
Can I Watch some Bot vs Bot?
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I uploaded some hand histories to a site that does that sort of thing. These might take a few seconds to get started.
- Cleverpiggy vs Escabeche(the winner)
- Cleverpiggy vs SmooCT(the runner up)
- Cleverpiggy vs 652(the guy we lost to)
- Hibiscus Biscuit vs Tartanian7(who won both NLH events)
- Hibiscus Biscuit vs Prelude(who placed in both NLH events)
- Hibiscus Biscuit vs Lucifer(this should be funny)