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Backgammon Articles

Backgammon has increased in popularity over the past couple of years, especially online. Players can compete any time day or night for real money. Backgammon is similar to poker because it is a skill game where the players with the most talent will win in the long run. Use our backgammon articles to learn how to be one of the winning payers the next time you play.

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Our backgammon area contains all of the information you need to win. In addition to this valuable information, we also offer backgammon related articles so players can improve their game.


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Chips and Checkers

Poker and Backgammon share many interesting similarities. In fact, many of the top poker pros, like Gus Hansen and Erik Seidel, played tournament Backgammon before the poker craze. With the advent of the Internet, Backgammon is now easier than ever to learn, play and score. Read on to find out what these two great games share in common. Or go to Gammon Empire and play now. Read More...


Raise Vs Doubling Cube

The raise is the most powerful weapon in poker. In layman's terms, it says to the other guy "put up or shut up". The opponent is forced to either concede the pot or throw in more money when he would rather not do so. Good players raise aggressively and often. It keeps their opponents off balance, and forces them to make losing decisions.

In backgammon, the doubling cube is a very important element of the game. It is a 6-sided object, with numbers from 2 to 64 on it. The mechanics are as follows: Initially the cube is placed between the players so the 64 is showing (the cube is really on 1). Let's suppose that two players are playing for $100 per point. Read More...


Basic Backgammon Rules

Backgammon is a very popular and great game. It is a rather simple board game that involves two players that must move their pieces around the backgammon board, according to the roll of the dice.

The objective of this game is to bear all of the 15 checkers faster than your opponent. Before you get to that part of the game, you must get all your pieces in a part of the backgammon board called “home”. The movement of the checkers is dictated by the roll of the dice. After all the checkers are brought home, the player must remove them from the backgammon board. The first one to remove all the pieces is the winner. Read More...


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