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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11 years ago9,568Rikard,

Published 11 years ago

Negreanu on a roll in London

After making it to the final table at the WSOP-E a few days ago, finishing 5th after being the chipleader for long in that event, ...

8 years ago23,948

Published 8 years ago

Negreanu on WCOOP, London, Full Tilt and more

Daniel Negreanu is back in London and also back on being able to play online again after a move back to Toronto. He had a great WC...

6 years ago3,309Rajko1,

Published 6 years ago

Negreanu makes joke about Helmuth's "White magic"

Negreanu makes joke about Helmuth's "White magic power" - NBC HU 2013

10 years ago40,226

Published 10 years ago

Negreanu introducing his friend Dexter

Interview with one of the best players in the world, Dexter. From 2007.

5 years ago5,444welovepoker,

Published 5 years ago

Negreanu gets tackled by Scott Seiver

Negreanu gets interrupted mid-interview by a charging Scott Seiver

5 years ago5,627welovepoker,

Published 5 years ago

Negreanu flirts with Sofia Lovgren at the table

Daniel Negreanu flirting with Sofia Lovgren whilst playing a hand.

9 years ago11,852PokerTube,

Published 9 years ago

Negreanu during HU Quarterfinal

We are down to the final 8, or 5 to be precise, in the £10,350 High Roller HU event at the WSOP-E in London. Three players, Ram V...

11 years ago39,779

Published 11 years ago

Negreanu comfortably through to day 3

After a great start and mid-section on day 2, Daniel Negreanu lost some of his chips at the end of Day 2 at WSOP-E in London. He w...

5 years ago7,202ThePokerAces,

Published 5 years ago

Negreanu bluffs Ivey - Aussie Millions 2014

Daniel Negreanu makes an audacious bluff against the king Phil Ivey during the Aussie Millions 2014 High Stakes cash game.

9 years ago14,884

Published 9 years ago

Negreanu back in Monaco

Daniel Negreanu is back at one of his favourite destinations for the year - The PokerStars EPT Final in Monte Carlo. DN in PT inte...

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The role of luck in poker seems to be the talking point of the week, and Busquet stumped a lot of fans and followers

Charlie Carrel is No Fan of GTO

Charlie Carrel Has Strong Opinions About GTO vs. Exploitative Play

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Some of the best poker players are now branching out into playing different games.

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PokerTube caught up with the live and online crusher

Greg Merson Kicked Out of Restaurant After Vodka Row

Former Main Event champ and recovering addict Greg Merson had his sobriety seriously tested

Daniel Negreanu's $1.4M WSOP Loss

Negreanu has revealed that this year’s WSOP has resulted in a $1.4 million hit to his bankroll

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Let’s see who among Polk's enemies would be first in line to take a pop at the divisive YouTube star!

Daniel Negreanu Jumps to Alec Torelli’s Defence in Cheating Row

Daniel Negreanu took to Twitter to defend serially-accused angleshooter Alec Torelli.