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 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 16 - $50k PPC Day 2

It's Day 2 of the $50k Poker Players Championship and there's a lot of poker to get through as Daniel Negreanu reviews 4 hands he ...

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Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 15 - $50k Players Championship!

The $50,000 buy-in Poker Player 8-Game Championship event is one of the most prestigious events in the World Series of Poker calen...

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Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 14 - $50k Prep!

Daniel Negreanu has the day off to prepare for the $50k Players Championship, a day off that includes hitting the gym, and catchin...

5 days ago103Bellagio1,

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Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 13 - Fan Appreciation Day!

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!

After his first final table of the 2018 World Series of Poker resulting in a 3rd place finish in the 8 Game event, Daniel Negreanu...

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Daniel Negreanu Confesses EVERYTHING

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 ...

Negreanu Fires Shots at Ferguson and Hellmuth

When Ferguson took 42 seconds out of his day to read to camera he gave the smouldering trash fire of his reputation a prodding back into a glowing flame.

Chris Ferguson’s Apology Just Makes Things Worse

Chris “Jesus” Ferguson came forward to “apologise” for his involvement in Full Tilt’s Black Friday collapse, and the millions of dollars poker players lost or had frozen in its wake.

50 Secrets to Poker Success Calls on Negreanu, Koon and Other Big Names

Journalist Lance Bradley’s new book “The Pursuit of Poker Success” has called on the world’s leading players to chart the route to greatness in the game…

Daniel Negreanu Does The Worst Scotty Nguyen Impressions

Negreanu and Nguyen go way back, and Daniel’s impressions of Scotty go back pretty much as far.

Daniel Negreanu’s Resignation Threats Revealed in 2+2 Feud

A chatlog featuring Daniel Negreanu reveals that PokerStars’ top ambassador told players that his resignation was on the table if his paymasters didn’t fulfil their promise.

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When Negreanu Owned Esfandiari For $200k On PNIA!

In a crazy series of straddle-over-straddle-over-straddled pots, the two went head to head again and again, like two pastel be-shirted highlanders.

Daniel Negreanu's SHRB and WSOP Goals May Clash With Priorities

A re-dedication to the game of poker that began last October continues to take up much of Daniel Negreanu's time.

Joe Stapleton is Going from Hosting Sit Down Poker to Stand Up Comedy

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Netflix is a full to the brim with great choices for your evening’s entertainment. There’s also plenty to pick from if you want something connected to poker.

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Even Chris Moneymaker needs help sometimes and he turned to 2015 winner Joe McKeehen to fine tune his game.