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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Just 20 players get paid in the $50,000 High Roller event at the WSOP, and Daniel is one of the 32 players remaining as Day 2 star...

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Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 41 - $1,500 NL/PLO Day 2

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

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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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You must be doing something wrong if even your own poker news outlet has a pop at you

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Poker legend has hinted that his main focus in life may not be fixed squarely on poker any longer

Shaun Deeb in Classless Divorce Tweet to Daniel Negreanu

Deeb stooped lower than ever when he tweeted he “can’t wait” until Negreanu gets divorced

Sam Greenwood Slams Daniel Negreanu Over Crass Tweets

Canadian high-stakes crushers have clashed on the Twitter platform over some crass tweeting