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Pluribus: Facebook heralds its 'superhuman' poker-playing AI
… as a “superhuman” poker champion, a bot with the ability to beat world-leading human pros… humbling reading for any poker players proud of their ability to spot a “tell”. “We… he nor Facebook had any plans to use the AI in real poker games. Indeed, the firm…


Russian poker star Lilya Novikova electrocuted in bath at home
…A Russian star of international online poker, 26-year-old Lilya Novikova, has… Novikova's parents. Her poker fans knew her as Lia. Reports suggest she suffered a fatal… an engineering degree from Moscow's prestigious Bauman University and besides poker she…


Surgery wait tops one year for 1,000 people in Swansea
… - the pain becomes even worse," she said. "It's like a red hot poker in my leg, it hurts…


Buddhist poker player donates $600,000 win to charity
…Buddhism and high-stakes poker may seem like odd bedfellows, but for Scott… Wellenbach, they go hand-in-hand. The Canadian poker player came in third at a poker… meditates for about an hour every day - but never more than when he is in a poker


European media see few options in 'Brexit poker'
… in Westminster variously as Theresa May's "circus trick" or "Brexit poker". Although the UK… it as the "latest round in the opaque game of Brexit poker". The centre-right daily Frankfurter… to a poker game, and reminds readers that, with all the drama in London, "it is easy…


Tax office bags Preston fraudster's £70k poker win
…A convicted fraudster who won £70,000 in a poker tournament has been ordered…. Lulat had won £68,930 at the poker tournament in Manchester in March. A HMRC…


'Somebody answered my dead brother's number'
… this one-time stranger's husband once played in the same poker circles as her brother…


Poker face
…We've got some negotiating tips for Theresa May, as Brexit talks resume. This video has been optimised for mobile viewing on the BBC News app. The BBC News app is available from the Apple App Store for iPhone and Google Play Store for…


Trump: 'President Xi is a world-class poker player'
…President Trump says it's possible that the upcoming summit with Kim Jong-un could be delayed. And Mr Trump told reporters that the North Korean leader's recent meeting with his Chinese counterpart might have influenced his attitude to…


Germany coalition: Merkel's 'political party poker'
… it "political party poker" - and for Angela Merkel the stakes could not be higher. She…