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Backgammon for Your BlackBerry…Nice Integration Program Available Improves the Experience

I have a friend (well, more than one) with a BlackBerry and keeps on looking for a great (not good) Backgammon program. He likes Backgammon King. A good program, but now it’s improved. Try Backgammon King by Magmic Games, made for BlackBerry. It’s been around for a while, but not with the new BBM 6 […]

Want to Learn How to Play Backgammon Online? Try Play65…for a Good Time (and Good Tutorials)

A friend the other day asked me if I knew of a site where she could learn how to play backgammon in an un-stressful, at her own pace. I looked around. I surfed the net. I looked at books. And then I went to Play65. Bingo. Or, should I say, gammon. Go there. The site […]

In Abu Dhabi, During Holy Month of Ramadan…Play Backgammon

Here is an interesting way to pass the time of day if you happen to be spending time in Abu Dhabi during the most holy month of Ramadan. Play backgammon. This month, the Millennium Hotel Abu Dhabi will offer a lavish Iftar buffet complete with Ramadan juices for only AED135 per person for adults and AED75 […]

History Tells Us…Backgammon Will be Around Forever (YEA!)

I was pouring through some old books about ancient games and of course, came across backgammon, my favorite game. Did you know that throughout the history of backgammon, the Church attempted various times to ban the game, but constantly failed. Cardinal Woolsey, in the 16th century, ordered all the boards burned, calling the game “the devil’s folly.” Burning the boards was […]

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