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BackgammonMasters enlists MIT team

17 April 2008

LONDON, England -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- BackgammonMasters Online Game Operators of popular games such as 21 Blackjack, Poker and Backgammon plan to enlist the MIT "Blackjack Teams" to test their new BlackJack platform and Basic Blackjack Calculator. With the recent release of the Hollywood Movie "21" starring Kevin Spacey based on the book "Bringing Down the House" by Ben Mezrich, about a team of MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) students who formed teams of card counters who were able to beat the odds in the Las Vegas Casinos, BackgammonMasters has decided to put their software to the ultimate brain test and see how they measure up.

BackgammonMasters multiplayer 21 BlackJack game seats five players at a time playing against the dealer. The Blackjack game rooms will incorporate an innovative basic Blackjack strategy calculator which allows players to increase their odds by querying their next move. The calculator will increase the players' odds for "perfect play" and actually assist those who practice counting cards. The online playing environment differs from the offline Las Vegas Casino games containing variables that may not be seen in offline play in addition to different standards for the number of decks and randomness of cards. Now players will not overlook possible hand decisions because the calculator helps players more quickly recognize all the possible choices in each hand. The MIT Team will have a distinct challenge in adapting their methods to increase their odds of winning in the online software version of this extensively studied game.

21 Blackjack Tournaments are also part of the package of the one-stop Blackjack game shop which is creating. Tables will compete against each other for top winnings and grand prizes which BackgammonMasters is already well-known for in the world of backgammon Freerolls.

BackgammonMasters is also inviting all Blackjack enthusiasts to test the system by offering Tell a Friend Bonuses for teams of players who invite their friends to the tables.

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