“That was anticlimactic,” Jason Les said with a smirk, getting up from his seat. Unlike nearly everyone else in Pittsburgh’s Rivers Casino, Les had just played his last few hands against an artificially intelligent opponent on a computer screen. After his fellow players — Daniel McAulay next to him and Jimmy Chou and Dong Kim in an office upstairs — eventually did the same, they started to commiserate. The consensus: That AI was one hell of a player.
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