Sportingbet Backgammon is part of the Sportingbet Group which was founded in 1998. The gambling company is listed at the London stock exchange since 2001.
By origin, Sportingbet is a bookmaker that works using an official gambling license handed to them by the governments of Great Britain, Australia, Italy, Alderney and Antigua.
Sportingbet is a leading stock listed gambling company that mainly targets Europe, Canada, Australia and South America. The group reached a turnover of € 1.2 billion in 2007.
Apart from sports, casino and poker, Sportingbet also offers backgammon. You can download their software, or play using a Flash version. Please make sure that you have Adobe Flash Player installed. If you don't have it yet, you can download Adobe Flash Player here. This way, even Mac and Linux users can enjoy playing backgammon.
Sportingbet Backgammon uses the GameAccount Network, which attracts players from all over the world. Every day, over 500 players play backgammon at Sportingbet.
All players at Sportingbet Backgammon have their own rating. When you win games, your rating goes up. If you lose games, your rating goes down. Beating a player that has a higher rating than you do, will have a bigger impact on your ranking than beating a lower ranked player. Beware though, that if a player with a higher rating than you loses on purpose, your account will be closed and you will never be able to play at SportingBet again.
Sportingbet Backgammon uses 128 bit encryption and SSL technology, so that all your information is handled confidentially and securely.
In the lobby you will find bots to play against. There's a BeginnerBot, RookieBot, AmateurBot and ProBot. A BeginnerBot only plays for free. A RookieBot will play for max € 5 per game. An AmateurBot will play for max € 10 per game, and a ProBot will play for amounts of up to € 500 per game.
The bots are online 24/7 in the lobby, you can play against them for free or for real money. Playing against the Bots has some advantages. It gives you the chance to improve on your game skills, you can even chat with them. But beware that Bots are programmed not to lose too much money. If you're much better than him, he will eventually stop playing against you, just like a real player would. A Bot can also choose not to accept your challenge when he runs out of money.
Sportingbet organizes tournaments regularly with a buy-in between € 0,50 and € 100. You can even win € 20.000 in the monthly tournaments.
Money Play (Single game), 1 pt Match Play, 3 pt Match Play, 5 pt Match Play, 7 pt Match Play, 11 pt Match Play, 1 pt Hypergammon, 3 pt Hypergammon, 5 pt Hypergammon, 7 pt Hypergammon, Tournaments
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relatively large number of players during peak hours
part of the GameAccount Network
rock solid reputation
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