The latest Backgammon News stories from around
the online world.
Gammon Empire have announced that their lead in the online
backgammon stakes has grown even larger with now more than
11,000 online players at a time playing and more than 1,000,000
members in total.
Unlike some other games rooms, Gammon Empire
is dedicated only to backgammon and concentrating on one
type of game seems to have paid off well for them.
The Gammon Empire software now run on 15 different languages
making it a truely global affair.
Gammon Empire have now managed to pass 7000+ players online
at any one time.
Gammon Empire passed this monumental mark in the backgammon
league making them the largest online backgammon site.
This great step forward for Empire means that
whatever time of day of night you log into Gammon Empire,
you'll be assured of someone to play with!
Play 65 have announced a new player record with a massive
1,500,000 registered backgammon players. This makes Play
65 the worlds largest backgammon community. The figures
give Play 65 an 80% share of the online backgammon market
and they have 10,000 backgammon players online at peak periods.
Play65 has also launched its multiple
currency options, giving players the option to deposit and
play with Euros, GBP pounds and/or US dollars. A quote from
Play 65 reiterates the need for multiple currencies, 'Our
players come from across the globe, so the facilities to
allow users to deposit and withdraw in the currency of their
choice was an obvious advance for us.'
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