Online Backgammon Glossary
complete Backgammon Dictionary
Just start playing backgammon and have no idea what people you are playing are saying half the time? Been playing backgammon for awhile but still get stuck by some experienced player's mastery of backgammon jargon? If you are looking for a particular backgammon term just click on the letter below and scroll down until you find it.
Vig (Vigorish): The small extra possibilities that affect the odds in a given situation. The extra vigorish you obtain with cube ownership is sometimes just enough to take a double.
Volatility : A measure of how likely the equity of the position can swing either way especially the larger swings and possibilities of a gammon or backgammon. A position with high volatility could have a huge equity swing favoring either player on a sequence of rolls. Volatility is one of
the factors considered when offering a double.