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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Published 11 years ago

Whats in Daniel Negreanus Lunch Box?

Daniel Negreanu talks to Kimberly Lansing before the start of Day 2 at the WPT World Championship.

4 years ago3,653ThePokerAces,

Published 4 years ago

What Happens when Tom Dwan Finds Real Hand

Tom Dwan and Daniel Negreanu tangling

4 years ago4,560BestPokerVids,

Published 4 years ago

Welcome to the House of Negreanu

Glimpses into the private life of Daniel 'KidPoker' Negreanu

5 years ago5,914ThePokerAces,

Published 5 years ago

WPT: Daniel 'KidPoker' Negreanu Against Michael 'The Grinder' Mizrachi

Negreanu makes a bad call against Mizrachi, but gets there on the river.

6 years ago4,504Nathan,

Published 6 years ago

Viktor Blom Pair 8s Vs Daniel Negreanu AK

A great hand between Daniel Negreanu and Viktor Blom

4 years ago2,478BestPokerVids,

Published 4 years ago

Viffer Bringing some Strange Poker to the Table

David 'Viffer' Peat with some very... creative plays

4 years ago2,752BestPokerVids,

Published 4 years ago

Vanessa Rousso vs Father Andrew

Not your everyday poker match-up

6 years ago2,703

Published 6 years ago

USPC 1999 final hand Negreanu vs Bonetti

The new golden age of poker was heralded when 25-year old Daniel Negreanu burst on the scene, here winning the US championship wit...

4 years ago13,177BestPokerVids,

Published 4 years ago

Trailer for the 'KidPoker' Film by PokerStars

Trailer for the PokerStars made film 'KidPoker' about the game's legend Daniel 'KidPoker' Negreanu

10 years ago7,432

Published 10 years ago

Tournament Action: Daniel Negreanu

Card Player TV catches a huge pot involving Daniel Negreanu.

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

Daniel Negreanu Makes $481,026 in Net Profit for WSOP Backers

Daniel charged absolutely no mark-up, which is unheard of for a player of his elite status

Negreanu and Shak in Pro vs Amateur Twitter Spat

Highstakes amateur Dan Shak and Daniel Negreanu are the latest stars to have a Twitter spat

Daniel Negreanu’s YouTube Channel to Be Suspended

Negreanu’s YouTube channel has fallen foul of the new anti-gambling regulations

Negreanu Owed ‘Closer to 8 Figures’ in Bad Debts

Negreanu revealed that fellow players owe him $millions in loans

KidPoker’s New Wife Weighs in on ‘Stupid Negreanu’ Twitter Criticism

Amanda has jumped to her husband’s defence after a highly-critical essay was posted on Twitter

Daniel Negreanu Hits Trouble Selling Action for the World Series of Poker

Negreanu has run into a spot of bother trying to sell some of his WSOP action

Polk Trolls Negreanu in Randall Emmett T-shirt Windup

Former poker player Doug Polk still seems intent on trolling his arch-rival Daniel Negreanu

Business & Industry, 2 months ago

Daniel Negreanu Parts Ways With PokerStars After 12 Years

Daniel Negreanu’s 12-year stint as a PokerStars ambassador has come to an end

Poker Power Couple: Daniel Negreanu and Amanda Leatherman’s Wedding Pictures

Daniel Negreanu and Amanda Leatherman got married in a ceremony at the Terranea Resort in California