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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PokerStars Big Game, Negreanus Favourites 1/2

Daniels Choice of Hands

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Published 3 years ago

Big One For One Drop - Negreanu VS Colman

With $15.3million for the winner, Daniel Negreanu and Dan Colman play a big pot heads-up in the $1million buy-in Big One For One D...

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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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Daniel Negreanu - 2nd in One Drop 2014

The fans favourite, Daniel Negreanu took 2nd place for $8.2million in The Big One for One Drop. He chats to Laura moments afte...

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Negreanu Weekly Rant Vlog Feb 29

Daniel Negreanus Weekly Rant Vlog. Weekly Rant by yours truly, covering loads of topics including Commerce Casino, Road Grub, FTP ...

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Published 9 years ago

PokerStars Big Game, Negreanus Favourites 2/2

Daniels Choice of Hands

3 years ago13,982BestPokerVids,

Published 3 years ago

High Stakes Poker - Negreanu and Eastgate Both Flop Big

Daniel Negreanu and Peter Eastgate both like their hands on the flop in this big hand from High Stakes Poker filmed at the Golden ...

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Published 3 years ago

National Heads-Up Championship - Negreanu Vs Rousso

Daniel Negreanu and Vanessa Rousso play their quarter final match at the 2009 National Heads-Up Poker Championship held at Caesar'...

8 years ago13,680

Published 8 years ago

2011 WCOOP - Event 61 - $10,300 8 Game feat. Negreanu and Katchalov

this is the final table of the 2011 PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker event #61 - $10,300 8-game with big names like D...

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Published 3 years ago

Great Poker Moments - Have You Got Heart?

Re-live some great moments in poker with some of the all-time stars such as Stu Ungar, Doyle Brunson, Daniel Negreanu, Phil Hellmu...

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.

Joe Stapleton is Going from Hosting Sit Down Poker to Stand Up Comedy

Sex, dating, cell phones, the English language, drinking, masturbating, and Shakespeare...

Top Five Poker Shows on Netflix

Netflix is a full to the brim with great choices for your evening’s entertainment. There’s also plenty to pick from if you want something connected to poker.

The McKeehen Effect Spurs Moneymaker to Success

Even Chris Moneymaker needs help sometimes and he turned to 2015 winner Joe McKeehen to fine tune his game.