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Dan Polk Brings Poker to Pennsylvania

#CoachDoug aims for yogurt-top gold in Scranton Poker satire. Empire lieutenants strategize. Smart money still on Libratus.

Pennsylvania will have more poker to look forward to this week thanks to the arrival of Dan Polk, who made his official YouTube debut Monday as he met with his crack-team of human talent near Scranton, PA as #CoachDoug.

Poker Pros Plot Against Libratus

The Brains vs. AI Poker Challenge sponsored by Carnegie Mellon University is on the brink of witnessing an epic defeat of human talent in Heads-up No Limit Hold’em.

Dong Kim, Jason Les, Jimmy Chou and Daniel McAulay have been pushed beyond their limits throughout January by poker bot Libratus — a program developed by CMU Professor Tuomas Sandholm and PhD student Noam Brown.

Can Dan Polk lead the way to a miraculous comeback win over the poker bot? Or will the Empire spend Valentine’s Day at his suburban condo waiting for the DVD screensaver to angle perfectly on a 14-inch plasma TV?

Check out the action as the Brains vs. AI Challenge concludes LIVE on Twitch Poker

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