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 10 years ago

Half an Hour with Negreanu

Recently Bluff Magazine made a list on the most marketable players in the poker industry, and of course this list was topped by Da...

9 years ago19,143

Published 9 years ago

PokerStars Big Game, Negreanus Favourites 1/2

Daniels Choice of Hands

4 years ago17,204BestPokerVids,

Published 4 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...

6 years ago16,230PokerTube,

Published 6 years ago

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...

1 year ago16,049highstakespoker,

Published 1 year ago

High Stakes Poker | Season 1 - Episode 12

High Stakes Poker | Season 1 - Episode 12Daniel Negreanu, Todd Brunson, Johnny Chan, Jennifer Harman, Antonio Esfandiari ...

1 year ago15,955highstakespoker,

Published 1 year ago

High Stakes Poker | Season 2 - Episode 1

High Stakes Poker | Season 2 - Episode 1The High Stakes Poker epic cash game moves to the Palms Casino in Las Vegas for Season 2. ...

1 year ago15,562highstakespoker,

Published 1 year ago

High Stakes Poker | Season 2 - Episode 5

High Stakes Poker | Season 2 - Episode 5Jennifer Harman joins the table as we continue the action from the second series of High S...

1 year ago15,455highstakespoker,

Published 1 year ago

High Stakes Poker | Season 1 - Episode 13

High Stakes Poker | Season 1 - Episode 13It's the final episode of Season 1 of High Stakes Poker from the Golden Nugget Casino in ...

4 years ago15,441BestPokerVids,

Published 4 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...

1 year ago15,284highstakespoker,

Published 1 year ago

High Stakes Poker | Season 2 - Episode 2

High Stakes Poker | Season 2 - Episode 2The second series of High Stakes Poker continues from the Palms Casino in Las Vegas for Se...

Live Poker Events, 2 years 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, 2 years 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, 2 years 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.