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 has always been a people person and it's no different when meeting fans during the World Series! On the poker fron...

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Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 12 - Go Horsey Go!

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Is more rake really better for the game? Daniel Negreanu confesses all!

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Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 11 - 8 Game Final Table!

Daniel Negreanu has his first cash of the 2018 World Series of Poker in the bag, but he is eyeing up the glory and the bracelet th...

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Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 10 - I Love 8 Game!

Daniel makes another Day 2 at this years WSOP, this time in the $1500 8-Game event, will this be his first cash of the series? He ...

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Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 9 - Running Without the Ball

Team Pro Daniel Negreanu continues his 2018 WSOP video blog as he plays the $1,500 8 Game event looking to run up a big stack and ...

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Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 8 - Dealers Choice 2nd Day

Daniel Negreanu makes his first Day 2 and is looking for his first cash of the 2018 World Series of Poker after bagging up in the ...

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Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 7 - It's Poker Time!

It's heartbreak for Daniel Negreanu and his beloved Las Vegas Golden Knights in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Finals but he soon jumps...

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Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Episode 6 - $300,000 Buy in Cash Game!

Continues his WSOP adventures, Daniel Negreanu heads to Bobbys Room at the Bellagio, sitting down with $300,000 to play some cash ...

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Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 5 - $25k Aria with the Wizards

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Bonomo Defeats Negreanu for $5million SHRB Title

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The $300Million Woman Taking On The Big Boys

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Phil Hellmuth turned up two hours late for the SHRB last night, burned through half his $300k buy-in within minutes and bust out of the event on the first day.

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