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BackgammonMasters wants record breaker's runners

21 August 2008

LONDON, England -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- BackgammonMasters, a popular online backgammon, poker and blackjack gaming provider, has announced that it wishes to purchase the gold running shoes of Jamaican Olympic record breaker Usain Bolt. Once the shoes have been acquired they plan to auction them off to the highest bidder, with all proceeds going to charity. BackgammonMasters congratulates Bolt on setting two new word records for the men's 100 meter and 200 meter races at the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic Games.

Bolt, nicknamed "Lightning Bolt" for his quick speed, is the first person ever to break two world records during the same Olympic event. He won the men's 100 meter in 9.69 seconds and the 200 meter in 19.30 seconds earning him two wins and two new world records. He's also the first man to win the 100 and 200 meter events during the Olympics since Carl Lewis did the same back in 1984. BackgammonMasters has taken great interest in purchasing his revered gold shoes in hopes of adding them to their travelling gallery collection of sports memorabilia.

This year's Olympic Games have included some spectacular events in which the nations from around the globe compete for prestige and world recognition. Currently China, where the games are taking place, is ranked number one with 45 gold medals, followed closely by the United States, Great Britain and Russia. The Olympic Games will conclude on August 24, 2008. gaming platform features popular board and card games including backgammon, poker, blackjack and the dice game perudo all accessible from the main game lobby. Players can enjoy free games and real money play as well as regular freeroll tournaments.

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