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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Published 19 hours ago

Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 38 - $3k PLO Bag & Tag

Daniel late reg's the $3000 Pot Limit Omaha 6-Max event after a few drinks the night before, but this doesn't stop him from baggin...

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Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 37 - Main Event Day 3

After railing Phil Hellmuth for a short while on the feature table during Day 3 of the 2018 WSOP Main Event, Daniel heads off to t...

2 days ago27Bellagio1,

Published 2 days ago

Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 36 - PLO with Phil Kessel

Another day and another WSOP event for Daniel to try and run deep in! This time it's the Pot Limit Omaha bounty tournament, and du...

2 days ago640killjoy1987,

Published 2 days ago

Know When to Hold'em... Know When to Fold'em!

Kenny Rogers' famous line "You got to know when to hold'em, know when to fold'em" doesn't ring more true than in this collection o...

2 days ago23killjoy1987,

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Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 35 - Main Event Commentary

It was commentary box time today for Daniel as he jumps into the ESPN booth with regular commentators Norm and Lon as they watch t...

4 days ago80Bellagio1,

Published 4 days ago

Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 34 - Main Event Madness

It's 2018 Main Event time! As expected as a popular Pokerstars Team Pro player, Daniel Negreanu spends most of Day 1 on the featur...

4 days ago29Bellagio1,

Published 4 days ago

Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 33 - Main Event Preparation!

Gym time, media work and puppies are the plan for Daniel Negreanu as he gets ready to play the big one - the 2018 World Series of ...

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Published 5 days ago

Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 32 - $10k Stud8 Bubble Time!

Daniel Negreanu takes some time to discuss this year's nominations for the Poker Hall of Fame, giving us his thoughts before tryin...

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Published 5 days ago

Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 31 - $10k Stud 8

The $10,000 Stud 8 Championship is one of Daniel Negreanu's favourite events, as he looks to build up a stack in Day 1 before taki...

6 days ago63Bellagio1,

Published 6 days ago

Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 30 - Cheerleaders!

A lot of people enjoy cheerleaders, and Daniel Negreanu is no exception as he makes the most of the morning before heading back to...

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

Sex, dating, cell phones, the English language, drinking, masturbating, and Shakespeare...

Top Five Poker Shows on Netflix

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.

The McKeehen Effect Spurs Moneymaker to Success

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