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 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...

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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...

Daniel Negreanu Net Worth

Daniel Negreanu has come a long way since his childhood days in Toronto. He is now one of the richest poker players in the world. How rich exactly? You’re about to find out.

Negreanu “Horrified” by Kassouf Penalty

“Absolutely horrified by the unjust ruling of a one round penalty. So many things wrong with it,” tweeted Negreanu.

Howard Lederer Criticized Harshly By Daniel Negreanu

Poker Hall of Famer Daniel Negreanu let loose with some rather harsh accusations toward Howard Lederer following Black Friday allegations.

Negreanu Strikes Out at Chris ‘Jesus’ Ferguson

​Daniel Negreanu has reacted to the shock return of Chris ‘Jesus’ Ferguson at this year’s World Series of Poker by lambasting the former Full Tilt pro and co-owner’s decision in a series of Twitter messages online.

Kid Poker Documentary Makes it to Netflix

As you watch “Kid Poker” you see be taken on a roller coaster ride of emotion as you join Daniel, his family and his friends in revisiting the amazing highs and the devastating lows.

Live Poker Events, 1 year ago

Scott Blumstein Takes the WSOP Main Event title!

Scott Blumstein won the Main Event bracelet, $8,150,000 and a place in poker history!

The Most Insane Final Table We Can Imagine

When it comes to the Main Event it’s the characters rather than the actual cards which tend to live on in memory – so this fantasy final table reflects that, pitting heroes against anti-heroes, with much more on the line than the $10million and the bracelet.

Live Poker Events, 2 years ago

KidPoker Documentary Review

Netflix's newest poker documentary suffers a number of setbacks. We examine them all in a critical review.

$1million loss 'means nothing to me' says Negreanu

For Daniel $1million is obviously now a drop in the rather vast ocean which is his bankroll and bank balance! But he then goes on to talk about the “entitlement issues” other pros have in relation to invitation only events.

Negreanu Taunts Matusow Over Drug Abuse

Negreanu’s attack, which has been met by a barrage of criticism from friends and foes alike, was sparked when Matusow re-tweeted fellow poker legend Erik Seidel’s post warning of a Trump victory ending civilization as we know it.