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 Episode 6 - Reads and Tells

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Daniel Negreanu analyzes Phil Hellmuth's playing style

Negreanu explains and analyzes some of the unique aspects of Phil Hellmuth's game.

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PCA 2012 - Negreanu vs Kornuth

Daniel Negreanu (Canada) in action at the PCA $100k Super High Roller tournament, January 2012.

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The Big Game - Jason Calacanis (Internet Entrepreneur ) vs Negreanu

Jason Calacanis and Daniel Negreanu have a show down on the PokerStars Big Game TV Show

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Top 5 reads by Daniel Negreanu

Top 5 compilations of the best reads from Daniel Negreanu!

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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.

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High Stakes Poker | Season 2 - Episode 5

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Poker Night in America - S4 Ep 7 - "Psychic Flow"

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Is This Negreanu's Best Ever Hero Call?

Daniel Negreanu has made some amazing reads and sick calls in his poker career and this is one of them. Playing for the 2008 Briti...

Daniel Negreanu Rails Against $10 Million First Place Prize in WSOP Main Event

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Poker Tales - The Rise of Kid Poker

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Poker Hall of Famer Daniel Negreanu let loose with some rather harsh accusations toward Howard Lederer following Black Friday allegations.

Poker Week in Pictures - Stay Cool and Take the Prizes

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Daniel Negreanu Lets Loose on Excessive Tanking

BIG:I;n the latest blog post at Full Contact Poker by Daniel Negreanu, the Poker Hall of Famer delves into the issue of tanking, and how a certain player, Jordan Cristos, can't seem to see the big

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The Itch to Twitch

The popularity of poker pros appearing on Twitch TV while playing online poker is growing, as Liv Boeree and Daniel Negreanu recently did so.

Daniel Negreanu to 2+2 Posters - What Kind of Human Being do You Want to Be?

Negative comments and insults over Negreanu's latest blog post prompted a very heated debate in NVG

PokerStars Doing Their Part for Legalized Online Poker in California

PokerStars will try to move the online poker legislation in California along with the help of their sponsored pros Daniel Negreanu and Jason Somerville

Phil Hellmuth Joins Negreanu & Esfandiari as Poker Central Partners

Phil Hellmuth has signed on as a partner at Poker Central, the new round-the-clock poker TV network that begins airing in October.