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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10 years ago21,210

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 ago19,127

Published 9 years ago

PokerStars Big Game, Negreanus Favourites 1/2

Daniels Choice of Hands

4 years ago16,839BestPokerVids,

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...

5 years ago16,008PokerTube,

Published 5 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...

10 years ago14,946

Published 10 years ago

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...

8 years ago14,762DNegreanu,

Published 8 years ago

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 ...

5 years ago14,609BestPokerVids,

Published 5 years ago

Trailer for the 'KidPoker' Film by PokerStars

Trailer for the PokerStars made film 'KidPoker' about the game's legend Daniel 'KidPoker' Negreanu

3 years ago14,481BestPokerVids,

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'...

3 years ago14,351BestPokerVids,

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 ...

4 years ago14,344BestPokerVids,

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...

Blumstein Blows Haters Away With Classy Response After Early Bustout

Stars of the game were also quick to come to Blumstein’s defence, Daniel Negreanu pointing out that Blumstein was a ‘target’ this year

Negreanu Reveals Relationship Breakup on Latest Vlog

Negreanu was putting a brave face on for the camera as he confirmed his breakup with long-time girlfriend Marisa

D-Negs WSOP Vlog: Smack Talking Hellmuth, Matusow’s Crazy Stories and Getting Shut Down By Ivey

The real highlight is the contribution of the elusive and camera shy Phil Ivey who Daniel tries to draw out on the subject of a slightly odd PLO hand.

Mike Matusow Rages at Long-Time Rival

It was a raging Matusow who took to Twitter to berate a longtime poker rival, believed to be Negreanu, for calling the floor on him not once, but twice.

How to Get Banned at the WSOP

Since its WSOP time what better way to focus than to take a look at those who won’t be with us this summer…

Daniel Negreanu Launches Online Poker MasterClass

A step-by-step guide to beating the game by the winningest tournament player of all time, Daniel Negreanu.

Live Poker Events, 2 years ago

Nick Petrangelo Wins WSOP $100,000 High Roller For $2,910,227

Nick Petrangelo has won the inaugural running of the WSOP $100k NLH event, defeating a field of 105 total entries.

Live Poker Events, 2 years ago

Justin Bonomo’s Groundhog Day Sees Another High Roller Win!

Justin Bonomo is in the middle of his own personal and very lucrative Groundhog Day after taking down yet another Aria $25k High Roller.

WSOP Bingo Reveals Best Of The Worst!

A hilarious game at the Vegas tables this summer – the best of the worst statements and happenings at the World Series of Poker combined.

Hellmuth to Make Main Event Entrance as Marvel Character!

It has become a WSOP tradition for 14-time bracelet winner Phil Hellmuth to make a grand entrance for the Main Event.