Artificial intelligence, for the most part, has always been beatable in various gaming platforms, but with the increasing availability of memory that can be used to store various playing scenarios, bots are now enjoying a surprising command in virtual gaming.

Artificial intelligence, for the most part, has always been beatable in various gaming platforms, but with the increasing availability of memory that can be used to store various playing scenarios, bots are now enjoying a surprising (and unwelcome) command in virtual gaming.

According to The New York Times, licenses for computer poker players or “bots” are now being sold online for as much as $129 per year. While bots are banned from sites like PokerStars and Full Tilt, there are more than 600 online poker sites for them to thrive. Could automated players be the future of gaming? The Times explains:

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