News Archive - January '07

5th Annual Costwold Fireside Backgammon Competition Set for January 26-28

The fifth staging of the Costwold Fireside Backgammon Tournament will be held at the Bear of Rodborough Hotel from January 26-28, 2007. The 3 day affair will consist of a Champion Flight, Intermediate Flight and Amateur Flight.

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Authorities in Israel Crack Down on Online Gaming

Authorities and the Attorney General in Israel warned Interlogic to keep their players from betting online. Even gambling with virtual cash is strictly prohibited. They warned that Interlogic could face a major criminal case if they continue.

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Games of Skill Still Acceptable in the U.S. Despite the UIGEA

Poker players are shifting their attention to Backgammon as they search for ways to entertain themselves following the UIGEA. However, in Israel, authorities are cracking down on online sites offering Backgammon, the national past time.

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