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Is Backgammon the New Poker?

Is Backgammon going to be the New Poker?

The Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act with was tagged onto the Port Security Bill has made it more difficult for poker players in the US to play.

Although playing poker itself is not illegal, except in a few states, even for real money, the processing of payments for gambling with games of chance such as poker and casino games is. This is making it increasingly difficult for poker and casino players to pay online.

So what's the answer for existing gamblers that are US based to enjoy games online that they can play to win real money?

Well, there are a few although there is one that stimulates the brain and engages the player. It's a game that falls under the banner of skill gaming rather than chance. It is, of course, backgammon.

Being able to offer backgammon games online may well help save the online gaming industry and with already millions of online players, the growth of internet backgammon is sure to be quick and steady as games of chance are filtered out in the US.

In much the same way that poker created its own following of online players, backgammon will follow suit and with the extra skill levels players need to be successful, it offers even more scope for players to do well without having Lady Luck turn against them.

Backgammon allows betting throughout the game, much the same as poker through the doubling cube, keeping the action quick and spontaneous.. This also allows players to compete for large online prizes by betting on the skill of their play.

Backgammon is very much alive, legal in the US and is set to be the next game of choice for online players who want to play a legal online gambling skill based game for cash prizes. If you're looking for an alternative to playing poker, this is just the thing for you.

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