Backgammon News - Archive 2008-08
888 See Rise in Profits Thanks to Backgammon Addition

The online gambling company, 888 Holdings Plc, has reported a large increase in profit for the first half of this year. The forty percent rise is due to the addition of new games, such as backgammon, that caused more gamblers to open accounts with the company. (29/08)

Backgammon French Open and European Doubles Championships Set for October

The European Backgammon Tour has announced that the French Backgammon Open will take place beginning October 28th and continuing until November 2nd 2008. This event will have 50,000 €uro in added prize money to be distributed throughout several events. The Open will be followed by the 4th European Doubles Consulting Championships. (27/08)

Club World Group Opens New Backgammon Site

Club World Group, who is known for their established brands: Club USA, Club UK and Club Euro Casino, has decided to add another website to their list of accomplishments. Club World has opened a new site dedicated to the game of Backgammon. (25/08)

BackgammonMasters would like to buy Shoes of Olympic Record Breaker

BackgammonMasters recently announced they would like to buy a pair of shoes. But not just any pair of shoes, they want the gold running shoes worn by Jamaican Olympic record breaker and gold medal holder Usain Bolt. BackgammonMasters plans to auction off the shoes to the highest bidder and once purchased, the money would go to charity. (22/08)

2nd Gogi Bukia Memorial Georgian Open Results

July 31st to August 5th was the dates for the 2nd Gogi Bukia Memorial Georgian Open. The Backgammon tournament was the second stop on the European Backgammon Tour and was created in memory of the late Gogi Bukia and would take place in Tbilisi. (19/08)

BagGames Releases Eco-Friendly Version of Backgammon

The BagGames website has now released an eco-friendly version of the classic Backgammon board game. This version of the game is light weight and is small enough for a player to take it anywhere. The game board folds out to a full size game for easy access, but are small enough to fit in your pocket, purse or luggage. (14/08)

Gameloft Presents ‘Chess & Backgammon Classics’ for iPhones

All of you iPhone users out there have a new style of gaming to look for ward, thanks to the ingenious software developers at Gameloft who have just released ‘Chess & Backgammon Classics’ for the iPhone. (05/08)

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