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

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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!

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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

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