Raymond Fogerlund

Full Name: Raymond Fogerlund

Date of birth: February 22,1956.

Birth Place: Los Angeles, California.

City of Residence: Bakersfield, California.

Marital Status: Divorced

Occupation: Firefighter

How I Started in Backgammon: With a friend

Backgammon Nickname: Coolrey

Current Skill level: World Class

Number of years playing Backgammon live: 25

Favorite Tournament Venue: Las Vegas

Titles won:

– 1998 Las Vegas Masters
– 2003 Indiana Open
– 2002 Los Angeles Open
– 2006 Las Vegas Super Jackpot
– 2006 Nations Cup Challenge Team Champions, representing the USA in Cannes, France.

Other important finishes:

– 1999 Las Vegas Masters finalist
– 2005 Las Vegas Super Jackpot finalist
– 2003 Nevada State Championship finalist
– 2003 American Backgammon Tour points: 3rd place

– 2004 American Backgammon Tour points: 2nd place

Favorite Backgammon book:

– Championship Backgammon Revisited

Backgammon books I have written: Ray’s Rules

Favorite Music: Soft Rock and Roll.

Other Interests & Hobbies: Fishing

Favorite Celebrity: Jack Nicholson

If I could change anything in the Backgammon world, I would… Fry online cheaters

If I could change anything in the world, I would… eliminate welfare

Additional comments: Get a job, and improve the image of Backgammon worldwide. There are too many freeloaders and penny ante hustlers ruining this game.