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World Backgammon Tour Launched by Player International

November 23, 2006, the organizers of the first ever Million Dollar backgammon Tournament that will take place January 21-January 25, 2007 at Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas, announced that they plan to create a World Backgammon Tour, called Backgammon International as well as an International Backgammon Federation.

Stephen Pearson, Managing Director of Player International and one of the leading Backgammon websites on the net,, detailed their plans regarding the events that will be held under the World Backgammon Tour umbrella. According to Pearson, the company will be sponsoring a series of events next year in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Each event in these 3 different continents will be guaranteeing prize money to the winner of up to $500,000.

The television rights for filming the event are still being finalized. According to sources, the Million Dollar Backgammon Tournament can never be outdone and Player International is focusing its efforts on giving the players the greatest and biggest tournament in Backgammon history.


12/11/2006 12:41 PM
Adam Hughes

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