I (Ben Rodes) and Yikan Chen will be presenting a lecture on Monte-Carlo Method for class on March 24.

Reading Material:

Monte-Carlo Tree Search in Poker using Expected Reward Distribution

(http://www.cs.virginia.edu/~bdr7fv/MCTS.pdf)

Billings PhD thesis section 2.5.3 (on selective sampling)

The survey paper from a few weeks ago is also a good source as an overview for all Monte-Carlo methods in poker.

Ben