Tag Archives: Backgammon
- JP McManus won’t give up IRS fight over tax on “serious” backgammon wager
June 3, 2016
US tax authorities continue to fight legendary Irish horseracing figure JP McManus over a multimillion dollar backgammon wager. In court papers filed this week, US federal attorneys claim that the argument made by McManus’ attorneys that their client isn’t subject to US withholding tax on gambling winnings “bends the law...
- GamyTech Announces a Backgammon Success and Plans for Further Growth
March 8, 2016
March 2016 –GamyTech is excited to announce the success of their most recently released game, Backgammon 4 Money. Backgammon For Money has quickly made its way to the top of the App Store, maintaining its place in the top ten in various gaming categories such as best board games and...
- Betclic leaves Portugal; Belgium adds 10 to black list; Betfair sponsors backgammon tour
April 2, 2012
Betclic Everest Group has ceased all operations in Portugal after losing a prominent court case. The firm confirmed to Publico it would be pulling out after a court had ruled in favor of the gambling monopoly Santa Casa di Misericórdia de Lisboa. That case means Betclic is now susceptible to...
- Backgammon launches online European tour
February 9, 2010
In terms of popularity backgammon has long played second fiddle to the global phenomenon that is poker but it is a game that is similar in many ways. Like poker there is an element of chance involved but strategic thinking is all-important to succeed and the game lends itself perfectly...
Backgammon launches online European tour
February 9, 2010