Man vs Machine – Download Hand Histories

Hand Histories Now Available!

Download the complete AAAI Man vs Machine Poker Championships hand histories and see exactly how Phil and Ali managed to escape defeat against the University of Alberta's Polaris.

Download now and import into Poker Academy Prospector or follow along below for a quick step by step tutorial.


1) Download & Install Poker Academy Prospector Demo

The Man vs Machine championship was powered by Poker Academy and played on the Poker Academy Online server technology. The hand histories are therefore in the Poker Academy hand history format. In order to view detailed hand stats, watch a replay and get reports, you will need our latest software, Poker Academy Prospector.

Download Poker Academy Prospector Demo Here

After downloading the file, launch the installer and follow the instructions on screen to install.

Note: Skip this step if you already own Poker Academy Prospector

2) Download Man vs Machine Hand Histories

a) Download the hand history file here and save to your desktop.

b) Right click on the "" file on your desktop and choose "Extract All"

c) Choose to save the extracted data to your desktop.

3) Import Hands Into Prospector

a) In Poker Academy Prospector, flip over to the "Import" tab and select "Import Folder" as shown below.

b) Navigate, using the folder browser to the "Man_Machine_Logs_2007" folder (desktop) and select "Open".

c) Now flip over to the "Database" tab, select a session(s) and a player and click "View Player's Detailed Statistics" as highlighted below.

4) Analyze The Play

You are now ready to start analyzing the championship. Remember to take a look through the Prospector Help if you have any questions.

5) Discuss

As always check out the Poker Academy Forums for discussion about this and other poker news and events.