Say “hello” to Mr. Robotic Poker Dealer

The iDeal automatic poker dealer gets rid of all your suspicions that the house is trying to cheat you. It uses infrared sensors, looking for bike reflectors mounted on stands, to determine how many players are at a table and ultrasonic detection to know how far to throw a card to them.

The iDeal is also preprogrammed with a variety of poker variants from Texas Hold ’em, to Gin rummy and Omaha.

It looks a bit slow, won’t flip over the dealer’s cards and it can’t shuffle, but, hey, paranoia has its price. Stalin posted guards for every 11 miles of train track when he took trips, you replaced a human being with a robot.

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