In fact - forget the blackjack!

IBM-built destruct-o-bot Watson will finally be set loose in the Jeopardy! studios tonight, competing against puny human Ken Jennings and puny human Brad Rutter for fame and fortune and a share of one-and-a-half million dollars in cold hard cashola, which Watson will spend on vast quantities of robocaine and epic robo-blackjack sessions at the Machinedalay Bay casino.

In other news, a 1984 edition of the LA Times was mysteriously uncovered in the paper’s archive department today, recording an unusual incident where a large IBM computer was seen wandering through downtown Los Angeles mumbling “Who is Sarah Connor, Alex?”