Nikolai Yakovenko is a highly accomplished poker player and computer scientist. We talk to him about artificial intelligence, his Open Face Chinese Poker app, playing in Bobby’s Room, preparing for the Annual Computer Poker Competition, and the Computer Poker Research Group. Plus PLO strategy (listen at your own risk)!
0:30 – hello
33:24 – interview
$5/$5/$10 PLO $1500 effective stacks
Button opens $40, Hero calls Ah Kd 9c 4h in SB, BB calls, straddle calls.
Flop ($160) Ad Qh 4d. Three checks, button bets $120, Hero calls, two folds.
Turn ($400) 6h. Hero checks, Villain bets $340, Hero calls.
River ($1080) Qc. Hero checks, Villain bets $480, Hero?