Game to take on this poker-faced opponent?

Min, a prototype human-like electronic croupier, dealing a card during a demonstration at the headquarters of Paradise Entertainment in Macau yesterday. Paradise, a Hong Kong-based gaming machine manufacturer and supplier, says the robot could cut la
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Min, a prototype human-like electronic croupier, dealing a card during a demonstration at the headquarters of Paradise Entertainment in Macau yesterday. Paradise, a Hong Kong-based gaming machine manufacturer and supplier, says the robot could cut labour costs and revolutionise card-dealing in the world's casinos. Paradise is talking to potential overseas buyers, but declined to say how much the robots will cost.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 16, 2015, with the headline 'Game to take on this poker-faced opponent?'. Print Edition | Subscribe