Challenge yourself in the deluxe board & dice game!

Both the press and customers agree: Backgammon's got it in spades!


Recommended by MacWorld Magazine as a Top Download for your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad.

“Backgammon Premium is the crème-de-la-crème ‘gammon’” 9 out of 10 stars from!

Nominated for “Best Dice Game” in the Best App Ever Awards hosted by!


"Elegant and beautifully laid out. The play is terrific. I play a game every break I get. The fun just doesn't stop!"

"This app is awesome!!! No problems and extremely fun."

"Backgammon is a great game, simple and intriguing. This app does it justice. The AI is smart and sometimes infuriating. Five Stars!"

Play solo or live online against friends! Great for players who enjoy Gin Rummy, Spades, Cribbage, Blackjack, or Dominos.


Backgammon - The classic game you know and love
Nackgammon - Changing the token setup requires players to get creative.
Old English - A British favorite! No more than 5 checkers to a single point.
Acey Deucey - Start in your own goal tray and work your way into your opponent's!


Single Player- Prove you're the King against Backgammon's Easy, Medium, or Hard difficulties!
Turn-Based Multiplayer- Play up to 3 live online games at once against friends!
Pass & Play- Share your iPhone, iPad, or iPod with a friend live.
Peer to Peer- Play against your friends on their devices with no network required.


- Single Player Games (with Easy, Medium, Hard)
- Match support! Play to 3, 5, 9 or 15 points with Doubling. Matches use the Crawford Rule
- Four distinct board designs
- Turn-based, on-device, and Bluetooth multiplayer
- Move-Assist, highlights available moves
- Unlimited “Undo” in single-player games
- Extensive game statistics

What's New

Version 4.5.6

Thank you for all your wonderful support! This update includes performance improvements and bug fixes.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.4 out of 5

2.1K Ratings

2.1K Ratings

Mostly solid but annoying


I’ve used this game for quite a while and I generally like it, but there are some annoyances.

First up, I’ve noticed a bug in the current version where the game pieces become incredibly small to the point of being barely visible. This usually happens after a few times playing. Killing the app and restarting fixes it. This is a fairly new problem and the app has otherwise been solid.

Second, be aware that the game cheats. The dice are rigged. This is what immediately obvious from the opening roll where the game wins a hugely disproportionate amount of the time. It also happens during game play. Backgammon can be frustrating enough without this.

At the moment I’m using the free ad based version. The reason I haven’t upgraded to the full non ad version is because the ads are annoying. I won’t buy a product that is intentionally annoying. There are two aspects to this.

If I don’t want a product, making me sit through an extended ad for it isn’t going to change my mind. Annoying ads are why people buy ad blockers. When are advertisers going to clue in to this?

The second and in my mind unforgivable act is that on several occasions I have been forcefully exited from the app and dumped into the App Store, presumably to buy the annoyingly advertised product. Not gonna happen. If this behavior persists this app will be deleted permanently.

Bugs, too many ads and dice rigged.


This game is programmed badly. The dice rolls are not fair/ realistic similar to live play. If you play the hard level the computer opponent is consistently given better rolls. You lose not because you are a less skilled player but rather the computer opponent rolled several more doubles and always seemed to get that exact roll it needed to capture your single pips. Opposite is true if you play the easy level. The difference on the easy play is the computer won’t capture your pips. Makes for pretty boring game play.

Sigh the bugs... Like other reviewers, often the pips will become tiny and you have to close out and restart the app. My app is now also stuck on the hard mode which I refuse to play because rigged rolls as described above.

The ads are too much and too long. Add that with everything else the game is unplayable. Deleting from my iPad for good.

Suggestions to improve


Overall I think this app gives me what I want but would like being able to change the way the board looks sometimes. I get bored easily. Also I think all ads are annoying but I was willing to pay the fee to get rid of those and I understand that’s how the developers make money. It’s also kind of annoying how “lucky” the computer is at rolling doubles whenever they are most needed or always being able to get off the center the first time it rolls after being taken. I think that’s how you have structured the different levels. I don’t believe the rolls are completely random like they would be in a real game. Otherwise, a good app.


Trivial Technology
86.4 MB
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2016, WildCard Games Inc
In-App Purchases
  1. Acey Deucey $1.99
  2. Christmas Theme $0.99


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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