Ladbrokes Games Backgammon Review

Summary – Ladbrokes Games

Ladbrokes Games have a range of multi-player Backgammon tournaments and matches running at all times. Their high quality game software gives you realistic play, including doubling and Crawford and Jacoby rules.  It does not require a download.  This huge site also has sports betting, casino games, poker and bingo!  

Ladbrokes does not accept players from Italy, Germany, Turkey or USA.

Ladbrokes Games Backgammon

Ladbrokes Backgammon software is completely unique, and features rich graphics, amazing patented features, great action and ease of use.

You can play Cash, ‘Match’ or Free Play Games:

  • Cash Games are one game played with an agreed stake per point and maximum stake (for doubling).
  • Match Games are played to an agreed number of points and this could mean more than one game is played.
  • Free Play games are played the same way as Match games but without a cash stake.

You’ll find the Backgammon game is in their Multi-Player games section.

No download is required.

Special Rules included:

  • Doubling
  • Crawford rule (match play only)
  • Jacoby rule (cash games only)
  • Beaver


  • Rake is taken of the amount at stake, and only of the winnings paid to the winner of each game. No rake on tournament play.
  • The rake varies depending on winnings, from 5% for wins less than $50, down to 2.5% for wins over $200.
  • On match play for each additional point, after the initial point, a 0.25% rake is added. This is capped at 11 match points (2.50%).

Player ratings

All players have a Backgammon player rating. When you win games your rating go up and when you lose it falls.


Ladbrokes offer a great programme of scheduled tournaments including a monthly $2000 tournament. Scheduled events cost $1-$20 to enter.

Sit and Go Tournaments also always available. $1 or $5.


You can chat in any language you prefer, and can use the speed chat function to chat to people in their own language.

The software initially included English and Greek languages, with further options to be added, beginning with Swedish, Danish and Turkish.

Casino Software & Website Features

  • Your Ladbrokes accounts gets you access to Ladbrokes Games, Sports, Casino, Poker and Bingo.
  • Ladbrokes games run on a mix of software brands including Dynamite Idea, Electracade and Dynasty Gaming. None of them require a download.
  • Language options: Danish, English, Finnish, German, Greek, Italian, Norwegian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai and Turkish
  • The site mainly plays in UK Pounds, though some of the games are in USD. (Converted from your account currency as you open the game).

Ladbrokes Games Bonuses & Promos

At Ladbrokes the promotions vary depending on what part of the site you are playing in.  You can get sign-up bonuses for playing in the casino, poker and bingo sections. The Ladbrokes Games section didn’t have any of its own when we looked.

Management & Customer Services

  •,, and are part of Ladbrokes plc, who run over 2400 high street betting shops in the UK, Ireland and Belgium as well as their extensive online operations.
  • They hold Betting and Gaming licences in Europe, Latin America, South Africa and the Middle East and have led the way in not only meeting the most stringent licensing criteria for these various legal jurisdictions, but also influencing the guidelines to promote higher standards for consumers.
  • Dedicated Customer Service team available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Contact via phone at any time, or email (12 hour guaranteed response time.)

Money & Banking

  • The Backgammon games run in US$. If your account is in another currency the funds will be automatically converted into dollars at our current exchange rate when you join the table.
  • Ladbrokes accept all major credit cards, including MasterCard and Visa, in all major currencies. Also Neteller, Paypal, UCash, bank transfer, Western Union, MoneyBookers.