Backgammon is the oldest game in recorded history. Also known as the "little battle," backgammon started in Mesopotamia (now known as Iraq) almost 5000 years ago. In any case, Egyptians called backgammon "Senat," which is a similar form of the current game played right now. Centuries ago, only individuals in influence, the prevailing figures of aristocracy like Egyptian pharaohs, were permitted to play. The game began to expand around the globe over time. Numerous Backgammon types have been developed in numerous regions and civilizations, but the general rules of those versions resemble that of the ancient form . For example, Greece grabbed a hold of the game and coined the title "bac gamen." From there, the English adopted backgammon in the 1600’s and have stuck with it ever since. Backgammon and different antiquated games were never acknowledged by a lot of churches. The churches felt that the game was the tool of Beelzebub. This led clergy to ban and burn the game. The blacklisting and burning had never stop folks competing games and enjoying themselves.

Technology gives a new arena for Backgammon. When various video machines are available all over the place, computer intellectuals in Artificial Intelligence (AI) use Backgammon for doing research, developing and measuring AI ideas and breakthroughs because of the ease of game policies and difficulties of techniques.

With the abounding acceptance of the world wide web, backgammon has flourished to a totally new level. A great many might not know that online Backgammon is almost certainly installed on most of PCs that run MicroSoft Windows operating systems by default under "Games" menu option. Online Backgammon connects tens of thousands of people all over the world. Once you signed up on an online game site, you can gamble on Backgammon with a computer, or against a bona fide person. Casino websites have been holding Backgammon tournaments regularly. You will be able to participate in the game for enjoyment, or for cash. There are all kinds of of associations dedicated to net backgammon, along with special software that you can download to gamble opposed to other players. Folks like Backgammon for the certainty that it is simple but still requires a lot of attention and expertise.