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Read ’em and weep; Libratus computer program holds advantage over human opposition

After kicking off two weeks ago, the 20-day man-versus-machine poker tournament taking place in Pennsylvania has seen a computer program developed by scientists from Carnegie Mellon University race into a commanding lead. According to a report from The Washington Post newspaper, the Brains Versus Artificial Intelligence: Upping The Ante event began on January 11 at […]

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It’s official: Rivers Casino outlines plans for $51 million hotel on North Shore in Pittsburgh

Although the dollar values and few other details were off, most of the preliminary information about a Rivers Casino expansion was shown to be on the money in a January 20 report on the World Casino News. On Tuesday, casino representatives appeared in front of the Pittsburgh Planning Commission to share their ideas about fulfilling […]

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Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh to build own hotel

According to local business and other reports, Rivers Casino is getting ready to build a $35 million hotel on the Ohio River property in Pittsburgh, Pa. As planned, the hotel will have 214 rooms, according to a report on the post-gazette website. The news outlet reports that the casino is going ahead with the addition after clearing […]

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Man-versus-machine poker tournament launching next week

After holding their initial man-versus-machine poker tournament in April of 2015, computer scientists from Carnegie Mellon University in Pennsylvania will be at it again later this month with the Brains Versus Artificial Intelligence: Upping The Ante event. Due to take place from January 11 at the Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh, the 20-day tournament will see […]

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