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  • img Community
    After a 5 days of playing, you often realize that most apps have a very predictable AI. When it comes to backgammon, that can be a deal-breaker. If you want a truly unpredictable, intellectually stimulating experience - try competing against real opponents instead.
    img by Frank
    2 years ago
  • img Community

    Jeu truqué, impossible de gagner si on n'achète pas les pièces ! Sep 15, 2021

    By Joo Caroo
    Ce jeu est un attrape nigaud. C'est clairement truqué, si vous n'avez pas deboursé de l'argent, alors que votre adversaire oui,les lancers de dés ne sont pas randomisés, et tout est fait pour que ce soit l'adversaire qui gagne. Je desinstalle. Dommage car les graphiques sont beaux...
  • img Community

    Rigged site pretty pathetic Aug 28, 2021

    By Dasha
    You only win if you play other non subscribers otherwise expect countless doubles and 3/4 throws to get back in with 4 open bars.stacked
  • img Community

    Backgammon Live experience Aug 10, 2021

    By Tony Delgado
    This application is so blatantly rigged. Clearly designed to frustrate you into buying coins. There is no randomness to the rolling of the dice. Don't dare to double when you are almost guaranteed to win because you will NOT. FTP's
  • img Community

    Absolute crappiest backgammon site Jul 24, 2021

    By Phankk
    Totally rigged. Don't bother doubling when you are ahead - the site will screw you. I'm done!
  • img Community

    Cheating app and game Apr 27, 2021

    By Heres
    They rig the dice and winnings. The game may be more exciting than an honest game but you never get ahead. They take your winnings, rig the dice and its just a merry go around and waste of time. They will stall the dice and time you out and you will have days you win all and days you lose all. These games should be monitored dealing with purchases . Worse than vegas but free for adrenaline gamblers!
  • img Expert
    1. Join millions of players across the world in one of the most loved strategy and dice games, now made mobile for modern gameplay
    2. Live teacher feature prepares you for matches with one-on-one rule tutoring, so you can go in to win
    3. Go globetrotting! Backgammon Live satisfies your wanderlust with themed boards like New York, Hawaii, Paris, Istanbul, and even more exotic locales

    Reviewed by Kaylin on February 16, 2018

  • Sep 13, 2021

    By Deborah von Arnold
    I love this game.Thkugh it. Seems that hou low players to lose unless they vonfor a higher board. Therefore making us buy more coins s to play. You pick winners and losers. I have played all jackbox games and some how on the first roll my opponent wins. Get it right if you want to cheat
  • Fun but a Total Waste of Time if You’re Serious about Backgammon Dec 12, 2017

    By Debo1013
    If you are an experienced backgammon player, this game is a total waste of your time. Aside from the obvious bogus “lures” like “double your winnings or nothing”- and - a multitude of ways that the game tries to get you to purchase coins....the dice are totally rigged against the pre-determined player that’s going to lose and the number of repeat doubles that can occur is laughable. It is difficult to believe that any real skill enters into this and frankly if you look at some people’s (I assume they’re all human.) level & coins, but lackluster win rate, one has to seriously wonder. However the most annoying aspect of this game is when you’ve built up your coin count to a good level and all of a sudden the board scrolls to the higher end games with the absolute certainty that it’s going to freeze on and initiate a game that you absolutely do not want to play. Of course once the room has been “chosen”, there’s no way to back out! This is infuriating! I’ve actually won a lot of those games, but if not, you’re forced to build up your stash from scratch. Having said all of this, the game is fun to play to the point of addiction and it’s a hoot to play with people from all over the world - but I’m tired off having to “rebuild” when it’s through no fault of my own or my ability.
  • Great game, not rigged May 2, 2021

    By ChattTownCat
    This is a great game and the improvements made Over the past years are great! I love getting the new dice, shakers and lucky charms. As to the statement that it’s rigged, it’s not rigged you’re simply a bad player or a bad gambler or both. As I have improved, so has my playing and the amount I gamble. I never buy coins and right now have over 300K. The one thing I do that helps is I don’t play big boards when I’m low on coins. Playing a $2500 board when you only have $2700 is insane. Generally speaking, if say, I only have $10,000 coins I won’t play above a $500. You won’t run out that way, unless you are inexperienced. When your ahead in a game double, hopefully the player declines and you win. Playing a game too long the rolls may go against you and you lose when you could have won early on. This is a game of skills and chance, accept that. Honestly, you never have to buy coins if you will just wait on your daily spin. Enjoy...I do!❤️
  • Sep 13, 2021

    By Deborah von Arnold
    I love this game.Thkugh it. Seems that hou low players to lose unless they vonfor a higher board. Therefore making us buy more coins s to play. You pick winners and losers. I have played all jackbox games and some how on the first roll my opponent wins. Get it right if you want to cheat
  • Fun but a Total Waste of Time if You’re Serious about Backgammon Dec 12, 2017

    By Debo1013
    If you are an experienced backgammon player, this game is a total waste of your time. Aside from the obvious bogus “lures” like “double your winnings or nothing”- and - a multitude of ways that the game tries to get you to purchase coins....the dice are totally rigged against the pre-determined player that’s going to lose and the number of repeat doubles that can occur is laughable. It is difficult to believe that any real skill enters into this and frankly if you look at some people’s (I assume they’re all human.) level & coins, but lackluster win rate, one has to seriously wonder. However the most annoying aspect of this game is when you’ve built up your coin count to a good level and all of a sudden the board scrolls to the higher end games with the absolute certainty that it’s going to freeze on and initiate a game that you absolutely do not want to play. Of course once the room has been “chosen”, there’s no way to back out! This is infuriating! I’ve actually won a lot of those games, but if not, you’re forced to build up your stash from scratch. Having said all of this, the game is fun to play to the point of addiction and it’s a hoot to play with people from all over the world - but I’m tired off having to “rebuild” when it’s through no fault of my own or my ability.
  • Great game, not rigged May 2, 2021

    By ChattTownCat
    This is a great game and the improvements made Over the past years are great! I love getting the new dice, shakers and lucky charms. As to the statement that it’s rigged, it’s not rigged you’re simply a bad player or a bad gambler or both. As I have improved, so has my playing and the amount I gamble. I never buy coins and right now have over 300K. The one thing I do that helps is I don’t play big boards when I’m low on coins. Playing a $2500 board when you only have $2700 is insane. Generally speaking, if say, I only have $10,000 coins I won’t play above a $500. You won’t run out that way, unless you are inexperienced. When your ahead in a game double, hopefully the player declines and you win. Playing a game too long the rolls may go against you and you lose when you could have won early on. This is a game of skills and chance, accept that. Honestly, you never have to buy coins if you will just wait on your daily spin. Enjoy...I do!❤️
  • Sep 12, 2021

    By Kathie Z
    My favorite game for sure! I play frequently and enjoy playing different players and games. I like play daily! Challenging and very entertaining. I play the dice as they fall, sometimes I win but I always enjoy playing! Still fun after all these months. Come play maybe we will play a game! The fun continues.
  • Sep 7, 2021

    By Janyce Bouchard
    LOVE ..THIS..GAME..!!!!! SO WELL DESIGNED .. play AVAILABLE 24/7 WITH so MANY INTERNATIONAL PLAYERS ... some SMALL Changes" could be make it even Better... 1.) Let DAILY WHEEL land on Bigger Numbers SOMETIMES...! 2. We LOAD the Vault by playing ..which we already PAY to PLAY....then PAY AGAIN to RETRIVE the VAULT.. ??? Perhaps, use it as a another SHORTER TERM WIN REWARD, as it takes so long to get LEVEL UP REWARDS. ... OVERALL EXCELLENT GAME PLAY.. 98% well designed...!!!
  • Fails on first roll Nov 12, 2020

    By mago kazan
    This game is almost perfect but there is one major flaw: it does not handle the first roll in accordance with recognized tournament rules. The official Backgammon Tournament rules say: “Each player throws a single die to begin the game and the player with the larger die plays both dice as his first move.” But this app randomly assigns who the first roller is, and that player can start the game with whatever roll he/she throws. The problem is that if you don’t do the first roll according to the official rules, you allow the opening player the chance to roll a double, which usually confers a large advantage right from the start. Starting with a 6-6 for example gives the second player way fewer chances. Same for a 4-4, 3-3, 2-2, even a 1-1 confers a significant but random advantage from the get-go. This is not only contrary to accepted rules, but annoying. Other than that the app is fine.
  • Aug 17, 2021

    By michelle royall
    I like backgammon and I can play any time. Everything seems to run smooth. I enjoy every minute. WIN OR LOSE The attention to detail is phenomenal! My suggestion is adding the countries name. I love the flags but the counties name would be helpful. One other thing that becomes annoying is when the dice Auto rolls without me choosing to. It will inhibit me from being able to double. That's not fair fair at all.
  • It’s fixed... Apr 1, 2018

    By avidayer86
    I have bought no coins. Maybe that’s the problem. Ran my bank up to 100k+. Have not won a game in 10 days. Doesn’t matter what level of player I face, without exception they get out of purgatory on the first sometimes second roll. I might have 5 of 6 rows blocked and they get the perfect roll- too consistently to be random. It’s laughable how when my opponent needs a certain die roll, it happens with laughable certainty. I have found myself in purgatory for 10 consecutive rolls on 2 occasions with only 3 rows blocked, although as you might expect with that many failed rolls the “real live” opponent manages to fill all rows with ease and perfect die rolls. My conclusion is that after a certain period of time, if you’re not buying coins you’re not going to be allowed to win. Also when I was winning I noticed that when my opponent loses internet access, they lose their initial bet. When I fall off, I lose double my bet. It’s a fix and it’s not too bad. The game is fun to play...
  • I like this game Jun 3, 2019

    By IllinoisFan
    ...and find all the negative reviews overblown and a little ludicrous. First, it can't be "rigged" against everyone. Surely half the players are winning. I have played thousands of games, maybe tens of thousands. Some times I am the one with incredibly lucky rolls and sometimes it's my opponent. How would the game go about "choosing" a winner? And why? My record is at 45% and I have paid zero for coins; haven't spent a dime. There are problems. The probability of either player rolling a six on the first and second turns is monstrously high. This makes me think the RNG is not that random. Second, it does seem that, once the coin total gets to 60,000 there is always an "accidental" game that takes all of your coins. But that is not such a big deal either. Remember, I pay nothing and, to me, it is the same game whether I'm betting 250 or 10,000.
  • Sep 6, 2021

    By Ronald Steele
    Universal game, easy to play even if you do not speak your opponents language. Good.
  • img Community

    Jeu truqué, impossible de gagner si on n'achète pas les pièces ! Sep 15, 2021

    By Joo Caroo
    Ce jeu est un attrape nigaud. C'est clairement truqué, si vous n'avez pas deboursé de l'argent, alors que votre adversaire oui,les lancers de dés ne sont pas randomisés, et tout est fait pour que ce soit l'adversaire qui gagne. Je desinstalle. Dommage car les graphiques sont beaux...
  • img Community

    Rigged site pretty pathetic Aug 28, 2021

    By Dasha
    You only win if you play other non subscribers otherwise expect countless doubles and 3/4 throws to get back in with 4 open bars.stacked
  • img Community

    Backgammon Live experience Aug 10, 2021

    By Tony Delgado
    This application is so blatantly rigged. Clearly designed to frustrate you into buying coins. There is no randomness to the rolling of the dice. Don't dare to double when you are almost guaranteed to win because you will NOT. FTP's
  • img Community

    Absolute crappiest backgammon site Jul 24, 2021

    By Phankk
    Totally rigged. Don't bother doubling when you are ahead - the site will screw you. I'm done!
  • img Community

    Cheating app and game Apr 27, 2021

    By Heres
    They rig the dice and winnings. The game may be more exciting than an honest game but you never get ahead. They take your winnings, rig the dice and its just a merry go around and waste of time. They will stall the dice and time you out and you will have days you win all and days you lose all. These games should be monitored dealing with purchases . Worse than vegas but free for adrenaline gamblers!
  • Sep 13, 2021

    By Corinne M
    Dont bother. I liked it at first then the glitches were ridiculous. I won a game and it took away credits and another time I won 6000+ and only awarded me 2000 instead are a couple examples.
  • This game is RIGGED!!! Aug 27, 2018

    By Nashell83
    I am generally a good backgammon player but this game makes it impossible to play. I even spent money on this game, thinking maybe they just favor the people that are willing to spend money, but that was a clear mistake. How can I sit there having two openings to come on to the board on the opponents side and play 12 rounds of not rolling a single number I need to come out, But as soon as I knock an opponents peg off, And they only have one opening to come onto the board, that is exactly what they roll. I have had several games where I am ahead by quite a bit But then as we are taking them off the board my opponent always seems to roll multiple doubles to win the game. I even entered a tournament, where my coins got taken from me but I never was able to play a game, it just popped up saying “You Lost”. Another trick they do... I have had several games where I have been way ahead and was obviously going to win and all of the sudden it pops up saying no Internet connection, even though my Wi-Fi strength is just fine, then it says “You Lost”. I am sick of unfair games, I just wanted to play against real people instead of computers but that was a big mistake. I don’t like playing with cheaters but I especially don’t like playing a game that is rigged. Do not spend your money on this app. I will be uninstalling it now!!! 😡
  • Horribly Fixed to try to Get Your Money Feb 15, 2021

    By Dori in sf
    Nearly every game is either terribly fixed for you to lose against a computer player OR when you are lucky enough to play against a real player often they stack the odds insanely in YOUR favor to snooker the other person. There’s no way I’m going to roll double after double and just the right die combo every time when there’s only ONE possible combo to get out of a jam. There’s almost never a game that plays out like a typical real world scenario. There are multiple other games in the App Store that are more clunky design-wise but at least play out without all the scamming. Nearly every game plays out crazily. In one game you’re way ahead, you’ve got your opponent only blocking the six spot, he gets your one exposed pip on some incredibly unlikely combo, and then you roll back-to-back double sixes many times in a row and are stuck until he’s moved so far ahead you can’t recover (when IRL have you ever rolled double sixes 4 times in a row??). The very next game it’s some other highly unlikely scenario like rolling 20 times without getting a 4. Or rolling a 6-3 combo 8 times in a row. Definitely not random. It’s such a shame when their game they’ve created looks so good. If they just let people play I’d be glad to even pay money to the app.
  • Aug 30, 2021

    By Helmy Hisham
    Best interface for a Backgammon game. Yet, I'm installing it the second I finish my review! After I came here and read the reviews about the algorithm, I'm now 100% sure that I was playing against bots with unfair dice rolling numbers. 1- The opponent moves are very predictable, it only has 2 strategies either running fast regardless of anything which is a bit weird for a human to do, or staying too late (the whole game) to attack you hard when you start spreading your pieces on the board which is weird too! Who is that human who stays with same strategy regardless of the opponent moves regardless of the dice rolling results. Regardless of ANYTHING! They even make the same Emoji Reactions to the moves! HUMANS WON"T DO THAT. They will see how you move how the dice turns to be and act upon it! That's not the case with this game coz I'm sure their bots are not so smart yet to do that, so they did their best to act like humans but It's obviously not working! 2- How come you're a playing against a bot with a very predictable strategy and you still lose!? The answer is simply The dice rolling is not random so the bots gets every single most impossible dice rolling results EVERY SINGLE TIME. (and yes sometimes they let you win so you would come back again or suspect nothing or whatever). I've gave the 2 stars coz the interface is amazing! But no sir I'm not a fool and all the other reviews are not fools! we've been playing this game for a very long time and your app is DIFFENETLY A SCAM. Hey Backgammon Live team Wanna reply to this and be really helpful? Apologize for what you did fix your game and stop saying you have a freaking RNG!
  • Sep 13, 2021

    By Ron P
    How many times in your random world can I get to 300k to 500k in coins and lose 17 of 20 or 15 of 20? Its been like 6 times now in 3000 games. Never and i mean never is it the other way around. I get to that coin level by lucky few games. Never by win streaks. Win streaks do not exist here folks. This game is google enabling a racket. Plain and simple. Bring up my stats and prove me wrong. Jerks.
  • img Community
    After a 5 days of playing, you often realize that most apps have a very predictable AI. When it comes to backgammon, that can be a deal-breaker. If you want a truly unpredictable, intellectually stimulating experience - try competing against real opponents instead.
    img by Frank
    2 years ago
  • img Community

    Jeu truqué, impossible de gagner si on n'achète pas les pièces ! Sep 15, 2021

    By Joo Caroo
    Ce jeu est un attrape nigaud. C'est clairement truqué, si vous n'avez pas deboursé de l'argent, alors que votre adversaire oui,les lancers de dés ne sont pas randomisés, et tout est fait pour que ce soit l'adversaire qui gagne. Je desinstalle. Dommage car les graphiques sont beaux...
  • img Community

    Rigged site pretty pathetic Aug 28, 2021

    By Dasha
    You only win if you play other non subscribers otherwise expect countless doubles and 3/4 throws to get back in with 4 open bars.stacked
  • img Community

    Backgammon Live experience Aug 10, 2021

    By Tony Delgado
    This application is so blatantly rigged. Clearly designed to frustrate you into buying coins. There is no randomness to the rolling of the dice. Don't dare to double when you are almost guaranteed to win because you will NOT. FTP's
  • img Community

    Absolute crappiest backgammon site Jul 24, 2021

    By Phankk
    Totally rigged. Don't bother doubling when you are ahead - the site will screw you. I'm done!
  • img Community

    Cheating app and game Apr 27, 2021

    By Heres
    They rig the dice and winnings. The game may be more exciting than an honest game but you never get ahead. They take your winnings, rig the dice and its just a merry go around and waste of time. They will stall the dice and time you out and you will have days you win all and days you lose all. These games should be monitored dealing with purchases . Worse than vegas but free for adrenaline gamblers!
  • img Expert
    1. Join millions of players across the world in one of the most loved strategy and dice games, now made mobile for modern gameplay
    2. Live teacher feature prepares you for matches with one-on-one rule tutoring, so you can go in to win
    3. Go globetrotting! Backgammon Live satisfies your wanderlust with themed boards like New York, Hawaii, Paris, Istanbul, and even more exotic locales

    Reviewed by Kaylin on February 16, 2018

  • Sep 13, 2021

    By Deborah von Arnold
    I love this game.Thkugh it. Seems that hou low players to lose unless they vonfor a higher board. Therefore making us buy more coins s to play. You pick winners and losers. I have played all jackbox games and some how on the first roll my opponent wins. Get it right if you want to cheat
  • Fun but a Total Waste of Time if You’re Serious about Backgammon Dec 12, 2017

    By Debo1013
    If you are an experienced backgammon player, this game is a total waste of your time. Aside from the obvious bogus “lures” like “double your winnings or nothing”- and - a multitude of ways that the game tries to get you to purchase coins....the dice are totally rigged against the pre-determined player that’s going to lose and the number of repeat doubles that can occur is laughable. It is difficult to believe that any real skill enters into this and frankly if you look at some people’s (I assume they’re all human.) level & coins, but lackluster win rate, one has to seriously wonder. However the most annoying aspect of this game is when you’ve built up your coin count to a good level and all of a sudden the board scrolls to the higher end games with the absolute certainty that it’s going to freeze on and initiate a game that you absolutely do not want to play. Of course once the room has been “chosen”, there’s no way to back out! This is infuriating! I’ve actually won a lot of those games, but if not, you’re forced to build up your stash from scratch. Having said all of this, the game is fun to play to the point of addiction and it’s a hoot to play with people from all over the world - but I’m tired off having to “rebuild” when it’s through no fault of my own or my ability.
  • Great game, not rigged May 2, 2021

    By ChattTownCat
    This is a great game and the improvements made Over the past years are great! I love getting the new dice, shakers and lucky charms. As to the statement that it’s rigged, it’s not rigged you’re simply a bad player or a bad gambler or both. As I have improved, so has my playing and the amount I gamble. I never buy coins and right now have over 300K. The one thing I do that helps is I don’t play big boards when I’m low on coins. Playing a $2500 board when you only have $2700 is insane. Generally speaking, if say, I only have $10,000 coins I won’t play above a $500. You won’t run out that way, unless you are inexperienced. When your ahead in a game double, hopefully the player declines and you win. Playing a game too long the rolls may go against you and you lose when you could have won early on. This is a game of skills and chance, accept that. Honestly, you never have to buy coins if you will just wait on your daily spin. Enjoy...I do!❤️
  • Sep 12, 2021

    By Kathie Z
    My favorite game for sure! I play frequently and enjoy playing different players and games. I like play daily! Challenging and very entertaining. I play the dice as they fall, sometimes I win but I always enjoy playing! Still fun after all these months. Come play maybe we will play a game! The fun continues.
  • Sep 7, 2021

    By Janyce Bouchard
    LOVE ..THIS..GAME..!!!!! SO WELL DESIGNED .. play AVAILABLE 24/7 WITH so MANY INTERNATIONAL PLAYERS ... some SMALL Changes" could be make it even Better... 1.) Let DAILY WHEEL land on Bigger Numbers SOMETIMES...! 2. We LOAD the Vault by playing ..which we already PAY to PLAY....then PAY AGAIN to RETRIVE the VAULT.. ??? Perhaps, use it as a another SHORTER TERM WIN REWARD, as it takes so long to get LEVEL UP REWARDS. ... OVERALL EXCELLENT GAME PLAY.. 98% well designed...!!!
  • Fails on first roll Nov 12, 2020

    By mago kazan
    This game is almost perfect but there is one major flaw: it does not handle the first roll in accordance with recognized tournament rules. The official Backgammon Tournament rules say: “Each player throws a single die to begin the game and the player with the larger die plays both dice as his first move.” But this app randomly assigns who the first roller is, and that player can start the game with whatever roll he/she throws. The problem is that if you don’t do the first roll according to the official rules, you allow the opening player the chance to roll a double, which usually confers a large advantage right from the start. Starting with a 6-6 for example gives the second player way fewer chances. Same for a 4-4, 3-3, 2-2, even a 1-1 confers a significant but random advantage from the get-go. This is not only contrary to accepted rules, but annoying. Other than that the app is fine.
  • Aug 17, 2021

    By michelle royall
    I like backgammon and I can play any time. Everything seems to run smooth. I enjoy every minute. WIN OR LOSE The attention to detail is phenomenal! My suggestion is adding the countries name. I love the flags but the counties name would be helpful. One other thing that becomes annoying is when the dice Auto rolls without me choosing to. It will inhibit me from being able to double. That's not fair fair at all.
  • I like this game Jun 3, 2019

    By IllinoisFan
    ...and find all the negative reviews overblown and a little ludicrous. First, it can't be "rigged" against everyone. Surely half the players are winning. I have played thousands of games, maybe tens of thousands. Some times I am the one with incredibly lucky rolls and sometimes it's my opponent. How would the game go about "choosing" a winner? And why? My record is at 45% and I have paid zero for coins; haven't spent a dime. There are problems. The probability of either player rolling a six on the first and second turns is monstrously high. This makes me think the RNG is not that random. Second, it does seem that, once the coin total gets to 60,000 there is always an "accidental" game that takes all of your coins. But that is not such a big deal either. Remember, I pay nothing and, to me, it is the same game whether I'm betting 250 or 10,000.
  • Sep 6, 2021

    By Ronald Steele
    Universal game, easy to play even if you do not speak your opponents language. Good.
  • Sep 12, 2021

    By LEE SMITH II
    It is fair game and you have many other options to make extra money in this game they are always updating the game I do love this game I have many options and it is fair game
  • It’s fixed... Apr 1, 2018

    By avidayer86
    I have bought no coins. Maybe that’s the problem. Ran my bank up to 100k+. Have not won a game in 10 days. Doesn’t matter what level of player I face, without exception they get out of purgatory on the first sometimes second roll. I might have 5 of 6 rows blocked and they get the perfect roll- too consistently to be random. It’s laughable how when my opponent needs a certain die roll, it happens with laughable certainty. I have found myself in purgatory for 10 consecutive rolls on 2 occasions with only 3 rows blocked, although as you might expect with that many failed rolls the “real live” opponent manages to fill all rows with ease and perfect die rolls. My conclusion is that after a certain period of time, if you’re not buying coins you’re not going to be allowed to win. Also when I was winning I noticed that when my opponent loses internet access, they lose their initial bet. When I fall off, I lose double my bet. It’s a fix and it’s not too bad. The game is fun to play...
  • Gene Feb 15, 2019

    By CrackerRocks!
    I enjoy playing this game but wish there weren't so many new windows aimed at encouraging users to make purchases. I also don't like the "tip the dealer" move at the end of each game. Since when is there a dealer at backgammon? This is nothing but a thinly veiled mechanism to diminish the winner's prize so as to make it more likely that you'll purchase coins. Not happening!! I agree with the comment that says the game cheats. All too often dice rolls give results that don't appear random. It's clear that the game employs algorithms designed to influence the game in favor of one player. While I wouldn’t say the game is “rigged,” it does produce results fairly consistently in certain situations that don’t appear random. For example, markers left uncovered more than 6 spaces away from an opponent’s marker get hit with a frequency that I suspect you’d have trouble replicating with a roll of real dice. And that’s just one example of many I could give if I wished to go on.
  • Jul 26, 2021

    By Theresa Main
    Fun game. However, I won't be buying anymore coins. I once did not receive coins that I had won and was told by admin I had to have a screen shot of the coins I had won. That was impossible because you don't know until it goes out of the game you were playing. So not the best customer service. It's too bad because up till that point I was buying coins. Oh well they must not need people to buy coins if they treat customers that way.
  • Sep 2, 2021

    By Dawn Daly
    This is by far the best back gammon game I have come across. Graphics, incentives and options are good. However' after being on the bar with only a 2 spot open i rolled 11 dice without one 3 and of those 11 rolls 5 were 2, 1. Far from random in my opinion
  • Aug 20, 2021

    By Rickey Noling
    This app gives you a fair chance at at winning but not without a good challenge and the graphics are very nice. In fact I've played just about all of the Backgammon games on Google play and I rate this one the best overall. I'll even buy coins just for support. And I hate wasting my money's.
  • Sep 11, 2021

    By Edward Harrison
    One of the best backgammon games. I just wish playing with friends was easier.
  • Addictive Apr 27, 2019

    By Sean's talk show
    Very well thought app. The perks of points and number of wins give an extremely useful tool to measure how you are doing. A great database of players, no waiting. I am totally hooked. Things to improve: 1 - The ranking of players is incomprehensible. No matter how much you play or how you perform, your ranking does not seem to follow. 2 - when you are challenged to a double, the request fills the screen so you can't see your screen and the game to decide whenever you accept the double challenge or not. 3 - The default first move is always to the highest dice. The option of moving on the lowest dice first should be made easily available. 4 - there should be a way of pausing the game - while protecting it from abuse - as unavailability for a few seconds makes you lose too fast. This is too stressful for what is still a board game. 5 - When à player suddenly quits the game, he/she loses all the bet plus double or triple points if that is the then course of the game. However, the winning player does not get these additional winning points. Where does the difference go. The administrator should stop eating up all those points lost by a player but not allowed to be gained by the others You better have a good internet connection or you are s...... My favourite game app bar none.
  • Great design for Backgammon Jan 14, 2021

    By TreJaq
    Easy to play with friends! Would like the developers to consider automatically rolling the dice. It would speed things up a bit for those players who are preoccupied. In addition, for players that are not considerate and poor losers when they abandon the game once they know they’re losing, the opponent has to wait it out until the clock ticks It is unfortunate that the player that is doing this is not penalized in someway. Do you have some players that purposely wait out the clock to the last few seconds at every turn when they know they’re losing.... I also wish there were captions that you could select to communicate with your player. All in all it’s a great game lots of fun and exciting you can play opponents all over the world.
  • Lighten up on the Spin Bonus Oct 17, 2020

    By Leadfootin
    I have been playing for years and ya’ll need too loosen up the spin bonus. I can only think of 3 or 4 times I have gotten higher amounts than 100. I might be more inclined to pay the extra spin again if I thought I might win bigger amounts. Also about the Quests. Backgammon games are hard enough to win. When there is one quest for win X amount of wins by backgammon and the other one may be to play 10 games on boards 500 or higher ....when you win a backgammon, the win is applied to the win 10 quests and not the backgammon quest. That’s just wrong. It happens every time. On the up side I really really appreciate the limited ads. Thank you. I love this game an win continue to play everyday. Appreciate you listening .
  • games lock up and you loose your coins Jul 16, 2020

    By Magal118
    I have lost several games/coins because the game locks up and wont do anything. When you close out it takes your coins. I purchase a coin package today, received confirmation of my purchase, have not received the coins I purchased. Still waiting to hear on any on the 4 complaints I filed with customer service. Do not waste you time or money on this app. The new download is completely messed up. UPDATE: Months later still having the sme problem, you try to get into a game, the program gives you a opponent but never proceeds to the game. it locks up and you loose your coins. I used to peurhase packages to play this game but will not longer support the developers of this game.
  • Jul 19, 2021

    By Sean Paice
    This app is one of the better backgammon apps, but in my opinion, as with every single backgammon app out there, the dice rolls are meant to be more dramatic. I've played backgammon irl for years and not a single app I've tried, and there has been many, are realistic. The real game is wonderful to play but the apps are just so frustrating. Read the reviews of every single backgammon app and they will say the same. My advice to everyone is don't install any backgammon app.
  • Mixed Feeling Oct 16, 2017

    By JulieRags333
    As much as I love playing backgammon, I have some reservations on the algorithm of this game. It is VERY obviously rigged with the “so-called” random rolls of the dice! You can pretty much predict the opponents next roll when you have a man open. Yep - they got the number they needed to get you out. Okay, whatever I can deal with that. But really does one person roll 7 doubles in one game? Come on developers... make it not SO obvious! At the end of the game sometimes an option comes up that you can “double or nothing” with your winnings - BEWARE don’t do it! You will lose 90% of the time. The graphics of the game are nice, being able to play at all the different tables is fun and I really like the options of dice to use. In conclusion, game is fun and addictive but is rigged at time. Oh well it’s just a game, right?
  • PLEASE RESPOND! Help me with my math Oct 27, 2018

    By Shtirliz911
    Now, i have 2270 points. I play the game with 250 points bet. My opponent doubles, I accept and win the game. Supposedly +500 points. But my total becomes 2621 instead of 2770. Is it me? Or your calculator is broken? Just wanted to add- just played a game. Having 64K points and played 5K points game, doubled it, continued playing and won. Your calculator shows up 19K points ( no idea why) but when i go back to lobby I see only 69K my total points, where i should’ve had at least +10K and a total of at least 74K points . Please explain what is going on??? Just strange - when i need points you sell them to me, when i win points you do not give them. Would really like to hear the explanation.
  • Dice are definitely rigged Feb 6, 2020

    By bduerr
    I was hoping for a decent online backgammon game where I could hone my gaming skills with all sorts of players. Instead I found a game where like others have said, the system is programmed to force you into buying more chips. There are days it seems the game is fair and I will win and lose as normal. And other days where the dice are doing everything they can to force me lose. You can’t play someone who’s rolling several doubles in one game. By several, I mean six to ten sets. I started counting because it was getting so obnoxious. This happened tonight four games in a row. How can you play against that? You can’t. All I want is a fair game and this program is not it.
  • Careful with your coins! Apr 25, 2018

    By Atlanta 19736392
    Seems like this app is all about the coins. How to get them and how fast you lose them. You need to wade your way thru several pop ups that are either selling you coins or taking them before being able to play. Once you get to a game it feels rigged, sometimes for you but usually against you. The rolls are very biased - who rolls double 5 twice in three turns?? I’ve played at least ten games in a row where the opening roll was 6/2 - really?? That said it can be fun to play. Just be sure not to leave the app open. The slightest touch and you’ve lost at a large bet game without even knowing.
  • Definitely Rigged Game May 14, 2019

    By SGOWriter
    I’m 58 and been playing backgammon since I was a kid. In that entire time I’ve NEVER seen the frequency with which an opponent will roll 3, 4 and even 5 doubles in the same game, sometimes 3 or 4 in a row! Has it EVER happened to you in real life that an opponent has rolled double 6’s, followed by double 3’s, immediately followed by double 4’s? And in this game that sort of thing has happened to me at least a dozen times. It’s statistically impossible. Others have complained that people can cheat, and roll doubles, by sitting on the timer. The developers assure us the game uses a random number generator. No one believes them at this point.
  • Customer service responds well to complaints Nov 19, 2018

    By rosiegray4
    I’ve been playing this app for over a year. I really like it and I don’t feel like I’m playing against a computer unlike all the other reviews on here. What is annoying is when it says you lost or when the Internet connection isn’t working at the moment any of those things come up I take a screenshot and I sent it to them and they always reimburse me including extra coins, it just takes a while. I am an excellent player and I usually get up over 500,000 coins but every once in a while you know I wanna play the 400,000 coins game...
  • Maybe maybe not! Jul 29, 2020

    By Ramonscorpio
    I must admit i love this game. I have played Backgammon for over 40 years and im pretty good at it. I have never seen these kind of dice rolls results in real life! Is it rigged, maybe, maybe not! But fact of the matter is that the results don’t seem real! So my advise to you guys is this, You have a good thing going here, please look into figuring out a solution! All these people leaving negative reviews and basically saying the same thing means there is something wrong with your dice roll system! I have read your responses and you’re basically copying and pasting your response to everyone! FIX IT!!!
  • Good game Oct 15, 2017

    By CCous
    It’s a good game, but the developer cheats are way over board. I like to play a lot, and many times I’ve played as many as 10 games and I’ve lost each and every one. I’ve lost more games than I’ve one and the losing is repetitious. The other player always manages to throw doubles and win the game. I’ve even moved my pieces all the way around the board, but always somehow I’ll end up with an unprotected game piece and the other player keeps me on the bar until he/she wins the game or makes it impossible for me to win. I really hate that aspect of the game and I often stop playing totally frustrated.
  • Good game but looking for legitimate developer response Mar 3, 2020

    By AmandaEntenberg
    How come tables go up in value (bonus games) when coins go up then take days to revert once you lose coins and don’t have the minimum to play? I know this is obviously done to encourage people to buy more coins. I won’t even give the satisfaction of paying for the game when I know it will just cheat me out of the coins I worked hard to get (not referring to the dice). I do enjoy variant boards and would love to see more added. Please don’t give me a “copy paste” answer. This group has been using the same responses in the comments for years.
  • Aug 30, 2021

    By Helmy Hisham
    Best interface for a Backgammon game. Yet, I'm installing it the second I finish my review! After I came here and read the reviews about the algorithm, I'm now 100% sure that I was playing against bots with unfair dice rolling numbers. 1- The opponent moves are very predictable, it only has 2 strategies either running fast regardless of anything which is a bit weird for a human to do, or staying too late (the whole game) to attack you hard when you start spreading your pieces on the board which is weird too! Who is that human who stays with same strategy regardless of the opponent moves regardless of the dice rolling results. Regardless of ANYTHING! They even make the same Emoji Reactions to the moves! HUMANS WON"T DO THAT. They will see how you move how the dice turns to be and act upon it! That's not the case with this game coz I'm sure their bots are not so smart yet to do that, so they did their best to act like humans but It's obviously not working! 2- How come you're a playing against a bot with a very predictable strategy and you still lose!? The answer is simply The dice rolling is not random so the bots gets every single most impossible dice rolling results EVERY SINGLE TIME. (and yes sometimes they let you win so you would come back again or suspect nothing or whatever). I've gave the 2 stars coz the interface is amazing! But no sir I'm not a fool and all the other reviews are not fools! we've been playing this game for a very long time and your app is DIFFENETLY A SCAM. Hey Backgammon Live team Wanna reply to this and be really helpful? Apologize for what you did fix your game and stop saying you have a freaking RNG!
  • Don’t buy coins Aug 19, 2019

    By bbaacckkggaammoonn
    The rolls ARE rigged. The developers may be accurate when they say the number of doubles is equal for all players. But, they have rigged doubles so they hit when they are bad for you or when the game is already mathematically over. They have also rigged it so getting in off the bar is far less likely than a random roll distribution. Finally, your opponent will get way more than his/her fair share of hits on your single stones and vice versa. Expect to get hit more than 50% of the time, rather than just over 1/3 of the time and expect to hit your opponent less than 1/4 of the time. I suspect many opponents are computerized and not real people. Bottom line, the game graphics are great, but if you buy coins, the game will drain you with bad rolls and via the house take on all your wins. So don’t buy coins, take advantage of the bonuses and play on the low value tables.
  • Rigged dice unless you pay? Nov 23, 2019

    By LC Tofu
    Tried over and over to give this a chance, but it is unreal how completely lopsided the rolls are. I’ve played backgammon for over 30 years with pros in NYC, and while I’m certainly not the world’s best player by any stretch, I know when the dice are stacked in a video game. I’ve watched opponents with over $300,000 in coins play terribly and then roll the magic numbers to come in on one open spot over and over, followed by strings of doubles. This happens regularly. I have to assume many of these coin-rich players bought them, which is their prerogative. It just seems that those players get the rolls, perhaps as a reward? Anyway, the mechanics and visuals of the game are good and it can be fun, but boy does it feel like the dice are in need of some algorithm attention.
  • Time to Re-Evaluate the RNG Aug 14, 2019

    By CAMommyof2
    I received a response to my prior review which was a robot response, shocking that it was the same response to everybody else’s review. I find it odd that people who don’t know each other all have the same review and yet the developers all have the same robot response which is that the game is not rigged and has a Random Number Generator. So this is where I say to the developers maybe you should take the time to possibly re-evaluate your random number generator if you have gotten so many reviews stating the fact that we think the game is rigged. I honestly think it’s impossible to roll a six and a 5 seven times in a row in the same game but yet it happened.
  • Scams prevent 5 stars Dec 9, 2018

    By eljugadorxxx
    This is a fun game. The need to scam players ruins it. The game compels you to play with bigger stakes, so you end up spending money. I’m fine with that. I’m not fine being ripped off. If you win, you are assessed a “tip” for the dealer. Why? There is no dealer. Some of the special boards raise the stakes significantly if you play a few games in a row. You only realize it when you lose all your bankroll. This game is good enough that it attracts very skilled players. Sometimes you play real people, sometimes you play bots. Many skilled players claim the bots get sent in to wipe you out if you win too much. Why rig the game? Why scam players? I’d play more and pay more if I was being scammed and cheated.
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    Jeu truqué, impossible de gagner si on n'achète pas les pièces ! Sep 15, 2021

    By Joo Caroo
    Ce jeu est un attrape nigaud. C'est clairement truqué, si vous n'avez pas deboursé de l'argent, alors que votre adversaire oui,les lancers de dés ne sont pas randomisés, et tout est fait pour que ce soit l'adversaire qui gagne. Je desinstalle. Dommage car les graphiques sont beaux...
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    Rigged site pretty pathetic Aug 28, 2021

    By Dasha
    You only win if you play other non subscribers otherwise expect countless doubles and 3/4 throws to get back in with 4 open bars.stacked
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    Backgammon Live experience Aug 10, 2021

    By Tony Delgado
    This application is so blatantly rigged. Clearly designed to frustrate you into buying coins. There is no randomness to the rolling of the dice. Don't dare to double when you are almost guaranteed to win because you will NOT. FTP's
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    Absolute crappiest backgammon site Jul 24, 2021

    By Phankk
    Totally rigged. Don't bother doubling when you are ahead - the site will screw you. I'm done!
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    Cheating app and game Apr 27, 2021

    By Heres
    They rig the dice and winnings. The game may be more exciting than an honest game but you never get ahead. They take your winnings, rig the dice and its just a merry go around and waste of time. They will stall the dice and time you out and you will have days you win all and days you lose all. These games should be monitored dealing with purchases . Worse than vegas but free for adrenaline gamblers!
  • Sep 13, 2021

    By Corinne M
    Dont bother. I liked it at first then the glitches were ridiculous. I won a game and it took away credits and another time I won 6000+ and only awarded me 2000 instead are a couple examples.
  • This game is RIGGED!!! Aug 27, 2018

    By Nashell83
    I am generally a good backgammon player but this game makes it impossible to play. I even spent money on this game, thinking maybe they just favor the people that are willing to spend money, but that was a clear mistake. How can I sit there having two openings to come on to the board on the opponents side and play 12 rounds of not rolling a single number I need to come out, But as soon as I knock an opponents peg off, And they only have one opening to come onto the board, that is exactly what they roll. I have had several games where I am ahead by quite a bit But then as we are taking them off the board my opponent always seems to roll multiple doubles to win the game. I even entered a tournament, where my coins got taken from me but I never was able to play a game, it just popped up saying “You Lost”. Another trick they do... I have had several games where I have been way ahead and was obviously going to win and all of the sudden it pops up saying no Internet connection, even though my Wi-Fi strength is just fine, then it says “You Lost”. I am sick of unfair games, I just wanted to play against real people instead of computers but that was a big mistake. I don’t like playing with cheaters but I especially don’t like playing a game that is rigged. Do not spend your money on this app. I will be uninstalling it now!!! 😡
  • Horribly Fixed to try to Get Your Money Feb 15, 2021

    By Dori in sf
    Nearly every game is either terribly fixed for you to lose against a computer player OR when you are lucky enough to play against a real player often they stack the odds insanely in YOUR favor to snooker the other person. There’s no way I’m going to roll double after double and just the right die combo every time when there’s only ONE possible combo to get out of a jam. There’s almost never a game that plays out like a typical real world scenario. There are multiple other games in the App Store that are more clunky design-wise but at least play out without all the scamming. Nearly every game plays out crazily. In one game you’re way ahead, you’ve got your opponent only blocking the six spot, he gets your one exposed pip on some incredibly unlikely combo, and then you roll back-to-back double sixes many times in a row and are stuck until he’s moved so far ahead you can’t recover (when IRL have you ever rolled double sixes 4 times in a row??). The very next game it’s some other highly unlikely scenario like rolling 20 times without getting a 4. Or rolling a 6-3 combo 8 times in a row. Definitely not random. It’s such a shame when their game they’ve created looks so good. If they just let people play I’d be glad to even pay money to the app.
  • Sep 13, 2021

    By Ron P
    How many times in your random world can I get to 300k to 500k in coins and lose 17 of 20 or 15 of 20? Its been like 6 times now in 3000 games. Never and i mean never is it the other way around. I get to that coin level by lucky few games. Never by win streaks. Win streaks do not exist here folks. This game is google enabling a racket. Plain and simple. Bring up my stats and prove me wrong. Jerks.
  • Aug 30, 2021

    By Ronald Jones
    The one game you will love to hate. It's fixed and totally intended to force you to dole out money to buy the coins that the game will take back faster than you can buy more! The developer will tell you that dice rolls are 'randomly generated'...utter nonsense! As you play you can almost predict your opponent's rolls when the game is close...and you will lose count of the number of times you lose on a final double roll by your opposition. You'll come back out of utter frustration, but never get to a sizeable coin count without buying in. This Game Is Frustration Perfected!!!

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