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 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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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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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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...

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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...

The Girlfriend's Of Daniel Negreanu's Past & Present!

Poker Superstar and the man topping the all time money list ($36.5Million), Daniel Negreanu is also quite the ladies man!

Gus Hansen is Back on Poker After Dark!

Gus Hansen, a popular figure on the original Poker After Dark is back on the show’s new, exclusively online incarnation, playing PLO.

Kevin Hart Beats Usain Bolt in the First #GameOn Heads-Up Match

Kevin Hart beat Usain Bolt in the first of the two freezeout sessions they’re playing in their #gameon challenge - Bolt still has a chance to equalize.

Suzie’s Vegas Dreams Come True

It’s every player’s dream to head out to Vegas and return with jewellery, but poker-loving Suzie Williamson’s story had a unique twist to it.

Doug Polk is “a Troll” Just in it For Drama and “Cold Hard Cash” Says Daniel Negreanu

The gloves were well and truly off as the long-running feud between Daniel ‘KidPoker’ Negreanu and Doug Polk reached new heights – or depths.

Players Furious Over Aria’s Private Games Policy

The debate over ‘private’ poker games in ‘public’ casinos has kicked off again with Joe Ingram, Daniel Negreanu and other notables at odds on Twitter.

Doyle Brunson Turned Down a $230 Million Offer For DoylesRoom.com

10-time WSOP champion Doyle Brunson recently tweeted about his regret about turning down a $230 million offer for his former online poker site.

Daniel Negreanu Responds to Joe Ingram and Doug Polk on His Podcast

The first person KidPoker called out by name wasn’t Polk, however - it was Joe Ingram.

Trina and The Troublemakers in a Very Full House!

Despite sounding like a 60’s ‘rock’n’roll’ band, Katrina Landry and her band of followers are in fact a poker-loving part of a growing community.

Daniel Negreanu Off the Tourney Circuit Because of Surgery

Daniel Negreanu’s return to the top-flight of high-stakes tournament poker with an excellent run this week at the US Poker Open will have to be put on hold.