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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19 hours ago36killjoy1987,

Published 19 hours ago

Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 40 - Bag n Tag... Cash?

After a less than steller WSOP so far, Daniel Negreanu is hoping to finish the series with a bang, starting with hopefully making ...

1 day ago39killjoy1987,

Published 1 day ago

Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 39 - $3k PLO Day 2

Daniel Negreanu is looking to make his 4th cash of the 2018 WSOP in the $3k 6-Max PLO as he heads down for Day 2, but will power o...

2 days ago47killjoy1987,

Published 2 days 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...

3 days ago47BDJB,

Published 3 days ago

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...

4 days ago39Bellagio1,

Published 4 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...

4 days ago696killjoy1987,

Published 4 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...

4 days ago30killjoy1987,

Published 4 days ago

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...

6 days ago88Bellagio1,

Published 6 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...

6 days ago36Bellagio1,

Published 6 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 ...

1 week ago74killjoy1987,

Published 1 week 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...

Berri Sweet Wades in to High Stakes Bumhunting Debate

‘Berri Sweet’, has gone public with a threat to unmask the players he feels have led the nosebleed PLO games on PokerStars ‘to a point where breaking the rules has become the norm’

Who the Best Poker Player in the World Is, According to Daniel Negreanu

Canadian poker legend Daniel Negreanu revealed who he thinks is the best NLHE player in the world currently.

Live Poker Events, 5 months ago

Benjamin Pollak Wins US Poker Open $25,000 High Roller For $416,500

Benjamin Pollak added his name to the list of winners at the USPO, landing the $25k No Limit event 6 for $416,500 to launch himself onto the overall leaderboard

Daniel Negreanu Votes to Refund Ill US Poker Open player’s $25K buy-in

One unfortunate player in the US Poker Open having his $25K buy-in refunded after the players voted on it when the unnamed player had to go to hospital mid-tournament.

Live Poker Events, 5 months ago

Stephen Chidwick Chases Championship Trophy After 2nd US Poker Open Win

England’s Stephen Chidwick stakes his claim for the overall US Poker Open title after taking down his second consecutive event for $382,500.

Live Poker Events, 5 months ago

Stephen Chidwick Takes Down US Poker Open $25K High Roller For $374,000, Daniel Negreanu 3rd With $165,000

The first of four US Poker Open $25K High Rollers has gone the way of Englishman Stephen Chidwick, the $374,000 first prize launching him to the top of the leaderboard.

Kevin Hart Makes Poker Strategy Videos for PokerStars

PokerStars is starting to produce more poker-specific content with Hart on their strategy website, Pokerstarsschool.com.

Live Poker Events, 5 months ago

Justin Bonomo Wins US Poker Open Opening Event for $190,400

Justin Bonomo is the man of the moment in the poker world’s big tournaments and yesterday he secured the opening event of the US Poker Open.

Bill Perkins Wants Live Twitter Feed on PAD, He Won't Play Otherwise

Poker loving billionaire Bill Perkins recently tweeted that he’s refusing to reappear on Poker After Dark unless they install a screen where Twitter is displayed

Annie Duke’s New Book Due to be Released

She may not be the most-loved person in the history of poker, but Annie Duke still has a lot to say about what the poker world has taught her.