Daniel "KidPoker" Negreanu

Daniel Negreanu is one of the most recognised poker players of all time. Learn how he came to be a poker legend right here.

Biography

Daniel Negreanu is, without a doubt, one of the most recognised players of modern day poker. His huge personality and love for the game have taken him to top of the popularity scale in the eyes of poker fans and professional players.

He was born in Toronto, Canada on July 26th 1974, and started learning poker when he was 15 years old. Negreanu often speaks fondly of the old style of poker grinding, no online, just pure live poker at his local casino. He would grind there like a 9-5 job, and he put less emphasis on how much he was up or down, and more emphasis on improving his game in the long run. This obviously worked out well for him, as he is widely regarded as one of the best poker players ever, with lifetime tournament cashes of around $18m.

He is a regular on most televised poker tournaments or cash games, such as High Stakes Poker, Poker After Dark, and the EPT.

Daniel Negreanu won six World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelets and two World Poker Tour Championships. Global Poker Index (GPI) has recognized Negreanu as one of the best players of the past decade.

Negreanu was also named WSOP Player of the Year for the year of 2004 and 2013. In 2014 he was also added in the Poker Hall of Fame with other well known Poker Legends like Doyle Brunson, Stu Ungar, Johnny Chan and others.

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Daniel Negreanu Poker Masters VLOG Day 6

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Daniel Negreanu Poker Masters VLOG Day 5

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Daniel Negreanu Poker Masters VLOG Day 4

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Daniel Negreanu Poker Masters VLOG Day 3

Kid Poker is back and this time it is day 3 of the PokerGO Poker Masters Purple jacket week! The rules are simple: The player with...

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Breaking Polker News: Negreanu Cross-books vs Everyone!

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Poker Life Podcast With Guest Doug Polk!

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Daniel Negreanu: What is Good for Poker?

Daniel Negreanu is back with his epic what is good for poker rants and today's episode does not disappoint! He covers:WSOP & I...

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Daniel Negreanu vs Johnny Chan - Would You Fold?

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Manz Makes Day 2 $3k NLHE & Battles With Daniel Negreanu!!!

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Daniel Negreanu vs Tony G $280k Bad Beat

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Negreanu’s Shock Admission: ‘I don't think I'm as good as these guys’

Daniel Negreanu has admitted he simply isn’t as good as the modern-day players he is up against, promising to work harder to get into ‘the top 20 by January 2018’.

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Nick Schulman Wins Poker Masters Event 1 $50,000 NLHE for $918,000

The exciting new series has drawn the biggest names in the poker world to the Aria Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.

Jeff Boski Interviews Poker Legends Phil Collins and Mike Sowers

Phil Collins and Mike Sowers share their remarkable poker tales on Jeff Boski’s live streamed PokerTube podcasts.

Doyle Brunson Trolls Phil Hellmuth and Daniel Negreanu

Brunson's latest tweet showing that his sense of humour has remained intact since he first took to the felt more than 50 years ago.

Negreanu and Polk Twitter Feud Leads to $4million Action!

While the Twitterati audience grabbed their popcorn and wait for the inevitable escalation from snide comments into full-blown warfare – then shit got very real!

Negreanu Versus Trump: Hurricane Edition

Negreanu had something to say about the Commander in Chief’s wildly solipsistic handling of the Texas hurricane disaster.

Patrick Leonard Responds to Angle Shoot Accusations

A reasonable explanation and much deeper than the simple ‘scummy angle shoot’ claims which were flying all over the internet.

Major Wager: New Poker Reality Show on PokerGO

A reality series based on absurd prop bets has found its way into production at Poker Central and will make its debut next week.

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The return of Tom ‘durrrr’ Dwan from his far-eastern sojourn to the big-time Vegas cash game had everybody in the poker community on the edge of their seats.