Backgammon is the original game in recorded history. It has been known as the "wee war," backgammon started in Mesopotamia (now known as Iraq) over 5 millennia ago. In any case, Egyptians referred to backgammon as "Senat," which was a similar type of the present game played right now. Hundreds of years ago, just individuals of influence, the prevailing figures of royalty like Egyptian pharaohs, were allowed to enjoy. The game started to spread around the world over time. Numerous Backgammon variants have been developed in many regions and cultures, but the main codes of those variations resemble that of the ancient form . For instance, Greece grabbed a hold of the game and coined the name "bac gamen." From there, the Anglo’s borrowed backgammon in the seventeenth century and have continued to play it ever since. Backgammon and different archaic games were not ever accepted by many clergy. The clergy felt that the game was the tool of the Devil. This caused churches to boycott and destroy the game. The abolishment and burning did not stop individuals competing games and having fun.

Computers offer an additional platform for Backgammon. When different video games are available everywhere, computer academics in Artificial Intelligence (AI) have been using Backgammon for researching, advancing and testing AI ideas and algorithms because of the ease of game regulations and difficulties of tactics.

With the abounding use of the net, backgammon has developed to a distinctly new level. Many might not know that Internet Backgammon is actually installed on most of PCs running Windows XP/Vista by default under "Games" program group. Web Backgammon hooks up tens of thousands of players all over the globe. As soon as you signed up on a net game website, you can gamble on Backgammon against a computer, or opposed to an actual player. Gambling webpages have been holding Backgammon tournaments consistently. You can play Backgammon for excitement, or for money. There are thousands of associations committed to web backgammon, along with distinctive software that you can get to bet opposed to others. Gamblers like Backgammon for the certainty that it is easy but still requires an abundance of attention and ability.