Articles published on April 2006
History of Backgammon Part 2
(Reprinted from the 1970 edition of, "The Backgammon Book" by Oswald Jacoby & John R. Crawford, ) Compiled by Michael Crane - August 2000, with acknowledgements to the authors and publishers....
Article byMichael Crane (4/29/2006 4:15:12 PM)
Gaming and Gambling
You have perhaps heard of gaming but have never really figured out exactly what it is. Basically, gaming is another way of saying gambling or betting on the outcome of certain games, but legally....
Article byJohn Kortex (4/25/2006 4:59:53 AM)
What's The Benefit Of Being Fair
Different individuals have different ideas of what is fair. However, some ideas have certain very practical consequences.....
Article byJim Thio (4/23/2006 7:52:38 AM)
How to cheat?
Your best assurance of not having loaded dice is to bring your own one, and do frequent dice changes....
Article byAntonio Ravanelli (4/18/2006 6:57:57 AM)
When backgammon was played in the Middle East by wizened old men, it was played for relatively small sums of money, and it was not thought to be a wildly profitable game to play....
Article byLucretia St.Claire (4/16/2006 9:23:40 AM)
Mathematicians look at the world a bit oddly....
Article byDouglas Zare (4/4/2006 6:20:19 AM)
Backgammon is a game for two players, played on a board consisting of twenty-four narrow triangles called points....
Article byNicky Pilkington (4/2/2006 7:42:32 AM)
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Karen Hughes Invents The Blame Game
Karen Hughes Crafts “The Blame Game:” A Story of the Bleeding PhoneWoe to those who go to great depths to hide their plans from the Lord, who do their work in darkness and think, "Who sees us? Who will know?" ...
- Saturday, November 10, 2007.
Learn All about Gin Rummy Rules
Gin rummy is a popular card game designed for two persons, and created at the beginning of the twentieth century by Elwood T. Baker....
- Friday, November 09, 2007.
Instead, I began my play by discarding the three aces. In the meantime, my opponent broke a pair of kings which made the king a safe play. I began drawing matching cards and eventually making melds - while finding safe discards....
- Thursday, November 08, 2007.
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