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 Lays a $1,000,000 Trap!

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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 3

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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?

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For Daniel $1million is obviously now a drop in the rather vast ocean which is his bankroll and bank balance! But he then goes on to talk about the “entitlement issues” other pros have in relation to invitation only events.

Astounding Twitch Poker Stream Moments

Whatever you are looking for from poker, Twitch streaming has you covered. In just a short while, the platform has managed to capture some astounding moments of poker triumph and tragedy.

Tune in to Daniel Negreanu's New Poker Podcast

Daniel Negreanu has re-launched his poker website Full Contact Poker (FCP) to co-incide with the launch of his new poker podcast which will feature Daniel giving his forthright and honest opinions on the poker issues of the day

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What Happened to Amaya's Promised 'Amazing Promotions'?

"It is an immutable law in business that words are words, explanations are explanations, promises are promises - but only performance is reality."

Negreanu Taunts Matusow Over Drug Abuse

Negreanu’s attack, which has been met by a barrage of criticism from friends and foes alike, was sparked when Matusow re-tweeted fellow poker legend Erik Seidel’s post warning of a Trump victory ending civilization as we know it.

Daniel Negreanu Hand Reads: How Does He Do it?

The most famous part of Daniel's game is his uncanny ability to guess the specific holdings of his opponents during the course of the hand.

The Slowest Player in Poker?

Cristos’s been ruffling feathers again at the WSOP by taking at least 15 seconds on every single decision! His horribly slow play has drawn criticism before, from Daniel Negreanu no less, but this time it was Chris Klodnicki who took Cristos to task.

Top Pros AMA and You Still Have Time to Join

If you’ve ever fancied chatting with one of the world’s top poker professionals, now’s your chance to do so – with Daniel Negreanu, Phil Hellmuth and Antonio Esfandiari all lined up to take your calls.

The Most Insane Final Table We Can Imagine

When it comes to the Main Event it’s the characters rather than the actual cards which tend to live on in memory – so this fantasy final table reflects that, pitting heroes against anti-heroes, with much more on the line than the $10million and the bracelet.

Negreanu on Ferguson: 'Clearly he doesn't give a shit'

The Canadian maestro is incensed at Ferguson’s refusal to apologise, answer press questions or even give statement on his role in the Full Tilt scandal, a debacle which saw over $440million of player funds disappear into a black hole.