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Backgammon is the oldest game in history. Also known as the "wee war," backgammon appeared in ancient middle east approximately 5000 years ago. For all that, Egyptians called backgammon "Senat," which is a close form of the present game enjoyed at this time. Hundreds of years ago, only individuals in power, the prevailing figures of royalty like Egyptian pharaohs, were allowed to enjoy. The game started to spread worldwide since then. Different Backgammon variants have been developed in numerous states and civilizations, but the basic codes of those variations look like those of the antiquated form . For instance, The Greeks took hold of the game and called it by the name "bac gamen." From there, the Anglo’s adopted backgammon in the 1600’s and have stuck with it ever since. Backgammon and other ancient games were never acknowledged by most clergy. The churches felt that the game was the tool of Satan. This led clergy to blacklist and destroy the game. The abolishment and burning did not prevent folks gambling on games and being entertained.

Technology makes available a new arena for Backgammon. When various video games are sold everywhere, computer scientists in Artificial Intelligence (AI) have been using Backgammon for researching, creating and testing AI theories and algorithms as a consequence of the simplicity of game policies and complexity of plans.

With the abounding use of the Internet, backgammon has grown to a distinctly new level. A few may not know that net Backgammon is actually loaded on most of computers running MicroSoft Windows operating systems by default in "Games" menu option. Internet Backgammon hooks up tens of thousands of gamblers all over the world. Once you join a net game internet site, you can bet on Backgammon against a computer, or opposed to a real person. Gaming sites have been holding Backgammon tournaments frequently. You can play the game for excitement, or for cash. There are all kinds of of groups committed to net backgammon, as well as special game software that you can download to wager against other players. People enjoy Backgammon for the reality that it’s uncomplicated however, still depends upon a lot of alertness and ability.