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 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...

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Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 29 - $10k PLO8

Fresh off his final table appearance in the $1,500 PLO8, Daniel Negreanu now takes on the $10,000 Championship version of the same...

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Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 28 - PLO8 Final Table

It's World Series of Poker Final Table time for Daniel Negreanu as he begins Day 3 of the $1,500 PLO8 as a short stack, but h...

Matusow Attacks Polk Over Negreanu WSOP POY Cheating Theory

Mike Matusow launched a blistering double-barreled Twitter attack on Doug Polk

Rounders Star Edward Norton in Talks of Rounders 2

It seems a movie franchise might be the next step in the poker film industry

Daniel Negreanu Loses Player of the Year Title After Data Entry Error

Negreanu’s victory was overturned after the shock discovery of a miscount in one of the Vegas summer events

Daniel Negreanu Wins WSOP POY But Was It Worth It?

It was an interesting culmination to the race

Daniel Negreanu To Stop Re-Entering Tournaments After WSOPE

The Canadian legend believes that firing only one bullet can have a ‘positive effect on your play’…

TBT: When Daniel Negreanu Was a Bachelor on the Millionaire Matchmaker

Many may have forgotten that just six years ago Negreanu was still chasing love…

Daniel Negreanu Furious Over Kings Casino No Smoking Rules

An expletive-laden Twitter rant and a mouthful of abuse

Daniel Negreanu Selling Action For The WSOPE

Negreanu is once again selling some of his action for a major series

Poker Twitter Goes Into Meltdown Over Daniel Negreanu’s Popularity Tweets

High-stakes legend has once again incurred the wrath of his fellow poker players

Daniel Negreanu Tells of Shocking $550k Prop Bet on the Golf Course

Negreanu has told some epic tales of his exploits on the golf course