Computer Program as Poker Champ? Don't Bet Against It
You can "bet" that it caught my attention.
Here is an excerpt:
"In their work announced Thursday, researchers led by Michael Bowling at Canada’s University of Alberta Computer Poker Research Group in Edmonton tackled a two-player variant of that game called “heads-up limit hold ’em” in which the size of bets and the number of rounds of play during each hand are fixed. It is the simplest version of the game that people usually play. Scientists are still working to solve more complex variations of the poker game."
You can read more about it here.