[ExI] AI poker

William Flynn Wallace foozler83 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 29 18:11:57 UTC 2017

 It also has the advantage of perfect memory of every hand played and every
time an opponent bluffed.


I am not sure of the rules these hands are played under, but if a bluff is
not called, the usual procedure is that the losing opponent is not able to
see the winner's cards.  You have to pay to see them, is the way we put it
when we played.

That way we just don't know if the person bluffed or not.  The only way to
see if it is a bluff is to call the bet and see the cards.  So that would
change the whole game.

bill w

On Sun, Jan 29, 2017 at 10:04 AM, Dave Sill <sparge at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Jan 28, 2017 at 8:33 PM, John Clark <johnkclark at gmail.com> wrote:
>> ​I've calculated the odds and I figure my hand is slightly more likely to
>> be stronger than yours, but only slightly, and you can calculate odds too
>> and you are not acting as if ​you have a weak hand, you are not folding and
>> instead you are doubling down and betting very aggressively. Why are you
>> doing this? Maybe you beat the odds and got a very good hand. Or maybe you
>> just want me to think that. If I fold now I'll  loose some money but if I
>> see your bet I could loose even more, but the same is true for you too so
>> if your hand is weak why are you looking so damn confided? Are you bluffing
>> or are you for real, should I see your bet or fold? The correct decision
>> isn't obvious to me.
> There is no "correct" decision for every hand because all of the players
> have incomplete knowledge. These competitions consist of playing thousands
> of hands, and the advantage goes to the players best able to calculate the
> probabilities of the cards and their opponent's behavior. Clearly, the AI
> has the edge in calculating the card probabilities. It also has the
> advantage of perfect memory of every hand played and every time an opponent
> bluffed.
> -Dave
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