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 BLOCKED By PokerStars and Jason Mercier CHEATING Allegations

Doug takes a look at some of the top stories from this week, including Daniel Negreanu's struggle with copyright infringement, Jas...

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Daniel Negreanu on Five Biggest Poker Tells

Daniel Negreanu on top five live poker tells

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High Stakes Poker | Season 1 - Episode 7

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Team Stars vs The Professionals - Negreanu vs Hansen

Team Pokerstars vs The Professionals at the EPT9 London 2013. Daniel Negreanu vs Gus Hansen. Livestream recording and commentary b...

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EPT9 Barcelona: Main Event Day 1b with Daniel Negreanu

Team PokerStars Pro Daniel Negreanu talks about the heat on Day 1b of the EPT Barcelona Main Event, and his unfortunate run during...

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High Stakes Poker | Season 1 - Episode 3

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Published 9 years ago

Isildur1 vs. KidPoker (pokerstars.com) 27.03.2011 - 1st hour

Viktor isildur1 Blom vs. Daniel KidPoker Negreanu Revanche game @ PokerStars showdown. 27.03.2011

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Negreanu Misclicks and Wins a Huge Pot

Accidental huge raise by Daniel Negreanu prompts a shove from Silverman and earns him a huge pot

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Chips Flying: Daniel Negreanu is Upset After a Suckout

Negreanu makes the right call, but is upset after Duhamel sucks out on the river and jams the chips across the table

3 years ago10,253BestPokerVids,

Published 3 years ago

National Heads-Up Poker Championship - Negreanu Vs Mercier

Team Pokerstars Pro's Daniel Negreanu and Jason Mercier do battle in their first round match-up in the 2010 National Heads-Up Cham...

NSFW: Daniel Negreanu Rant During Online WSOP

Negreanu joined the millions of online players who have lost the plot when faced with a disconnection mid-hand

Daniel Negreanu Labels Mike Matusow ‘Too Far Gone’ After Barrage of Conspiracy Tweets

Matusow’s mental health appears to be in serious decline after he shared a number of conspiracy theories on Twitter

Daniel Negreanu Shares a Farewell Stage with Andrew Yang

The 2020 Presidential nomination race may be over for Andrew Yang, but he went out with a bang

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Ever since Moneymaker’s triumph in 2003, there has been a celebrity branch of the game

Matusow Attacks Polk Over Negreanu WSOP POY Cheating Theory

Mike Matusow launched a blistering double-barreled Twitter attack on Doug Polk

Rounders Star Edward Norton in Talks of Rounders 2

It seems a movie franchise might be the next step in the poker film industry

Daniel Negreanu Loses Player of the Year Title After Data Entry Error

Negreanu’s victory was overturned after the shock discovery of a miscount in one of the Vegas summer events

Daniel Negreanu Wins WSOP POY But Was It Worth It?

It was an interesting culmination to the race

Daniel Negreanu To Stop Re-Entering Tournaments After WSOPE

The Canadian legend believes that firing only one bullet can have a ‘positive effect on your play’…

TBT: When Daniel Negreanu Was a Bachelor on the Millionaire Matchmaker

Many may have forgotten that just six years ago Negreanu was still chasing love…