(Yicai Global) April 10 -- The Man-Machine Texas Poker Competition launched by the Innovation Works founder Kai-Fu Lee has entered its final day today. In the first four days, the human team China Dragon lost 744,984 points to Libratus, an artificial intelligence representation, in a humbling defeat, reported tech.163.com
In the first four days, the China Dragon team and Libratus fought eight rounds, totaling 33,000 hands. Compared with the initial few days, China Dragon team recorded less loss in the fourth day, but still had no chance to win. Therefore, an embarrassing defeat for China Dragon team seems to be a foregone conclusion.
The China Dragon team leader Du Yue earlier told tech.163.com that human players may have a 10 percent chance to win, which proved to be too optimistic in the end.
The Man-Machine Texas Poker Competition was launched by the Innovation Works founder Kai-Fu Lee. Libratus is a no-limit poker AI system developed by Professor Tuomas Sandholm and Ph.D. student Noam Brown from Carnegie Mellon University, while China Dragon team consists of six human players, all of whom are top domestic poker players. The team leader Du Yue won the championship in the no-limit hold event at the 2016 World Series of Poker (WSOP).