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 6 years ago

Daniel Negreanu Interview - Integrity

20th November 2012, Daniel Negreanu - A story about integrity in the poker world, and a brief discussion on a shot clock in poker.

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Published 6 years ago

$166,200 Pot Daniel Negreanu and Nanonoko

$166,200 Pot Daniel Negreanu and Nanonoko on the Pokerstars big game!

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Published 3 years ago

PokerLife Podcast - Daniel Negreanu is Back!

Poker Superstar Daniel Negreanu is back on the PokerLife podcast to talk to Joey Ingram about his new podcast, Pokerstars in 2016,...

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Published 5 years ago

Daniel Negreanu Episode 1 - Bling

Episode 1 of Daniel Negreanu interview with All In poker magazine.

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Published 11 years ago

Daniel Negreanu - $50K H.O.R.S.E.

Is on dinner break and gives Tiffany Michelle an in\ndepth look at playing the $50k H.O.R.S.E. event.

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Published 7 years ago

Daniel Negreanu - Hellmuth, Lederer Files, Full Tilt Re-launch & $10k Doyle Bet

After spending a month in Toronto grinding the WCOOP, followed by quite a long time in Europe, playing the WSOP-E in Cannes and th...

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Published 4 years ago

Daniel Negreanu First Twitch Stream (Part 1)

Daniel 'KidPoker' Negreanu streaming some play money action live on Twitch

7 years ago7,624AussiePete,

Published 7 years ago

Daniel Negreanus Weekly Rant - May 23, 2012

Daniel rants about Fantasy Poker and other poker related stuff

5 years ago7,489ThePokerAces,

Published 5 years ago

Aussie Millions: Phil Ivey Misreading His Hand

Phil Ivey misreading his hand in a pot against Daniel Negreanu and Mike McDonald. Ike Haxton finds it very amusing.

10 years ago7,459

Published 10 years ago

Tournament Action: Daniel Negreanu

Card Player TV catches a huge pot involving Daniel Negreanu.

Daniel Negreanu Net Worth

Daniel Negreanu has come a long way since his childhood days in Toronto. He is now one of the richest poker players in the world. How rich exactly? You’re about to find out.

Live Poker Events, 2 years ago

Scott Blumstein Takes the WSOP Main Event title!

Scott Blumstein won the Main Event bracelet, $8,150,000 and a place in poker history!

Negreanu “Horrified” by Kassouf Penalty

“Absolutely horrified by the unjust ruling of a one round penalty. So many things wrong with it,” tweeted Negreanu.

The Most Insane Final Table We Can Imagine

When it comes to the Main Event it’s the characters rather than the actual cards which tend to live on in memory – so this fantasy final table reflects that, pitting heroes against anti-heroes, with much more on the line than the $10million and the bracelet.

Negreanu Strikes Out at Chris ‘Jesus’ Ferguson

​Daniel Negreanu has reacted to the shock return of Chris ‘Jesus’ Ferguson at this year’s World Series of Poker by lambasting the former Full Tilt pro and co-owner’s decision in a series of Twitter messages online.

Kid Poker Documentary Makes it to Netflix

As you watch “Kid Poker” you see be taken on a roller coaster ride of emotion as you join Daniel, his family and his friends in revisiting the amazing highs and the devastating lows.

Live Poker Events, 2 years ago

WSOP Event #6: $111,111 HIGH ROLLER for ONE DROP No-Limit Hold'em (Live Updates)

This year, the WSOP’s pride of place in the Rio will be the $111,111 High Roller for One Drop No Limit Hold’em event

Howard Lederer Criticized Harshly By Daniel Negreanu

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

Top 5 Best Poker Players in the World

Top spot on the list goes to the perennial favourite - controversial Californian-born poker genius

Live Poker Events, 3 years ago

KidPoker Documentary Review

Netflix's newest poker documentary suffers a number of setbacks. We examine them all in a critical review.