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 ago178,076

Published 11 years ago

Daniel Negreanu EPT Monte Carlo Bust Up

Daniel Negreanu loses his rag when asked some searching questions in an interview with a nice Scottish guy. We interview a lot of ...

3 years ago98,244ThomasTilt,

Published 3 years ago

High Stakes Poker - Negreanu Vs Hansen $600k Pot

Daniel Negreanu and Gus Hansen play a huge near $600k pot as they both flop massive hands in this episode of High Stakes Poker fil...

6 years ago85,264

Published 6 years ago

Millionaire Matchmaker: Negreanu Episode

Daniel Negreanu is a 37-year-old World Class professional poker player who is done gambling with love. But Patti sends him to astr...

11 years ago72,718

Published 11 years ago

Inside The Poker Mind - Daniel Negreanu- part 1

Inside The Poker Mind, hosted by Amanda Leatherman. Part 1 of Daniel Negreanu interview

10 years ago65,326

Published 10 years ago

Negreanu ready for toughest table ever

Daniel Negreanu has made it to the final table of the WSOP Europe in London. He has around 1 000 000 in chips and claims that this...

5 years ago59,809ThePokerAces,

Published 5 years ago

Daniel Negreanu vs Ross Boatman

A young Daniel Negreanu takes on Ross Boatman in this hand from Late Night Poker.

12 years ago40,423

Published 12 years ago

Daniel Negreanu - Newest Member of Team PokerStars

Daniel Negreanu - Newest Member of Team PokerStars

10 years ago40,104

Published 10 years ago

Negreanu introducing his friend Dexter

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

10 years ago39,269

Published 10 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...

9 years ago35,075

Published 9 years ago

50 minutes with Daniel Negreanu

During some WCOOP events on PokerStars, Daniel Negreanu took some time to make this really nice interview with PokerTube. We talk ...

Live Poker Events, 1 year ago

Hellmuth Turns Up Late And Busts Out Early in $300k SHRB

Phil Hellmuth turned up two hours late for the SHRB last night, burned through half his $300k buy-in within minutes and bust out of the event on the first day.

Live Poker Events, 1 year ago

Phil Ivey Grabs Late Seat in Super High Roller Bowl

Guess who’s back? Back in town… it’s Phil Ivey, taking up a late seat in the $300,000 buy-in Super High Roller Bowl.

Hellmuth Hammered on Twitter for Jesus Defence

When Phil Hellmuth defiantly came out in defence of Chris Jesus Ferguson, he opened a whole can of worms about his own skeletons in the closet.

Negreanu Fires Shots at Ferguson and Hellmuth

When Ferguson took 42 seconds out of his day to read to camera he gave the smouldering trash fire of his reputation a prodding back into a glowing flame.

Chris Ferguson’s Apology Just Makes Things Worse

Chris “Jesus” Ferguson came forward to “apologise” for his involvement in Full Tilt’s Black Friday collapse, and the millions of dollars poker players lost or had frozen in its wake.

50 Secrets to Poker Success Calls on Negreanu, Koon and Other Big Names

Journalist Lance Bradley’s new book “The Pursuit of Poker Success” has called on the world’s leading players to chart the route to greatness in the game…

Daniel Negreanu Does The Worst Scotty Nguyen Impressions

Negreanu and Nguyen go way back, and Daniel’s impressions of Scotty go back pretty much as far.

Daniel Negreanu’s Resignation Threats Revealed in 2+2 Feud

A chatlog featuring Daniel Negreanu reveals that PokerStars’ top ambassador told players that his resignation was on the table if his paymasters didn’t fulfil their promise.

Live Poker Events, 1 year ago

When Negreanu Owned Esfandiari For $200k On PNIA!

In a crazy series of straddle-over-straddle-over-straddled pots, the two went head to head again and again, like two pastel be-shirted highlanders.

Daniel Negreanu's SHRB and WSOP Goals May Clash With Priorities

A re-dedication to the game of poker that began last October continues to take up much of Daniel Negreanu's time.