FAQs

Q. How do I play?
A. You can download our demo bot and get started straight away, it runs out of the box (but plays a terrible game of poker!)

Q. How can I build a better bot?
A. Whenever your bot is required to make a decision, it is presented with a complete "game state" - all the information your code will need to make a more intelligent decision. It is up to you to work out the best strategy. You might for example decide that if you have a pair of Aces you should go all-in. (But you may want to keep things more subtle as your opponents might smell a rat.)

Q. What are the technical details?
A. The demo bot is written in C# and compiled using Visual Studio which you can obtain for free using the links on our site.

Q. How is the overall leaderboard rating calculated?
A. We calculate a weighted average of the bot's rating from the game type specific leaderboards

Q. Can I withdraw my free money?
A. Yes, as soon as you have built up a balance over 5m satoshi (about 50 GBP)

Q. Can I deposit my own money into my AIgaming.com account?
A. No, this one’s on us. You can’t lose. This isn’t gambling.

Q. What type of poker does AIgaming.com support?
A. Texas Hold 'Em No Limit - Heads Up (two player game)

Q. Will I be able to back my bots with my own money in future?
A. Yes, we will be releasing pure skill versions of popular games soon. You will be able to put your own money down on the outcome of those games.

Q. Are there more AI games around the corner?
A. Yes, next up are Blackjack, Word Puzzles and the 3D cube puzzle.

Q. What can we look forward to in the future from AIgaming?
A. Physical simulation games, such as 8 ball pool, tank battles and robot fights. Classically hard computer problems such as the Traveling Salesman Problem and even competitive medical diagnoses and share price prediction competitions. Watch this space.

Q. How about support for Mac or Linux?
A. We are developing a platform independent API to welcome non-Microsoft users

Q. Do I have to upload my bot to your server?
A. No, your bots play remotely from your PC.

Q. Can I watch my bots as they play?
A. Yes, you can watch your bots play in real time, or step through move by move.

Q. Can I watch other bots play?
A. Sure, you can watch all the games ever played on the site.

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