Backgammon is the oldest known game in history. It has been known as the "wee war," backgammon appeared in Mesopotamia (now called Iraq) almost 5 millennia ago. In any case, Egyptians referred to backgammon as "Senat," which was a similar style of the present game played right now. Centuries ago, just individuals of power, the prevailing figures of royalty like Egyptian pharaohs, were allowed to play. The game began to expand worldwide over time. Numerous Backgammon types have been developed in numerous regions and civilizations, but the fundamental rules of those variations resemble that of the antiquated form . For example, The Greeks grabbed a hold of the game and called it by the title "bac gamen." From there, the English started playing backgammon in the seventeenth century and have continued to play it ever since. Backgammon and different ancient games were never acknowledged by most clergy. The churches believe that the game was the work of Beelzebub. This led churches to blacklist and destroy the game. The ban and burning did not prevent people competing games and enjoying themselves.

Computers offer a brand-new arena for Backgammon. When various electronic machines are sold everywhere, computer intellectuals in Artificial Intelligence (AI) have been using Backgammon for doing research, creating and analyzing AI theories and breakthroughs as a result of the simplicity of game codes and difficulties of techniques.

With the embracing of the web, backgammon has flourished to an entirely new level. A few may not be aware that net Backgammon is in fact loaded on most of computers that run Windows XP/Vista by default under "Games" menu option. Web Backgammon hooks up tens of thousands of people throughout the world. Once you signed up on a web game internet site, you can play Backgammon with a computer, or opposed to a bona fide player. Wagering sites have been hosting Backgammon tournaments frequently. You can play the game for enjoyment, or for money. There are tens of thousands of associations dedicated to web backgammon, including certain software that you can retrieve to gamble against other players. Players love Backgammon for the fact that it is simple yet in the end, calls for heaps of alertness and skill.