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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It's another Day 2 of the $2500 PLO High-Low event for Daniel Negreanu and he is hoping for some extra run good late in a tourname...

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Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 22 - Hi Low Rub Down

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Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 21 - Million Chip Pot!

It's a big day for Kid Poker as he comes into the 2nd Day of the $25,000 PLO event 3rd in chips at the 2018 WSOP. It gets dramatic...

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It's another Day 2 for Pokerstars team Pro Daniel Negreanu as he approaches the money bubble in the $10,0000 Stud Championship, pl...

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Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 18 - $10k Stud Twilight Zone

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

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Once again, some in the poker community have a strange fascination with Negreanu’s love life.

The New Poker Power Couple: Daniel Negreanu and Amanda Leatherman

The poker community has a strange fascination with Daniel Negreanu’s love life

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Is it still as easy for an amateur player to make it all the way in the ultimate competition?

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