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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PCA 2012 - Negreanu vs McDonald

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

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Ivey, Durrrr, Hansen, Antonius and Negreanu flip for $100,000 each

Ivey, Durrrr, Hansen, Antonius and Negreanu flip for $100,000 each in Poker After Dark

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Published 1 year ago

High Stakes Poker | Season 1 - Episode 1

High Stakes Poker | Season 1 - Episode 1Relive the daddy of all poker shows, High Stakes Poker, right from the start, with Daniel ...

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High Stakes Poker | Season 1 - Episode 8

High Stakes Poker | Season 1 - Episode 8Continuing the High Stakes Poker series from the beginning, reliving some classic moments ...

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Daniel Negreanu Episode 1 - Bling

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

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Life of Ivey - Kickin Back with Daniel Negreanu

Kickin Back with Daniel Negreanu

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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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High Stake Poker - Daniel Negreanu Tells

High Stake Poker - Daniel Negreanu Tells

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High Stakes Poker | Season 1 - Episode 2

High Stakes Poker | Season 1 - Episode 2Continuing the High Stakes Poker series from the beginning, reliving some classic moments ...

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High Stakes Poker | Season 1 - Episode 6

High Stakes Poker | Season 1 - Episode 6Continuing the High Stakes Poker series from the beginning, reliving some classic moments ...

Daniel Negreanu: Early Stages of Poker Tournaments

KidPoker dishes out three select nuggets of wisdom in this video that, if followed, will likely go a long way in permitting players to progress deeper in tournaments.

Daniel Negreanu: Guide to Poker Hall of Fame

Daniel Negreanu has never been shy to share his opinions on poker (and non-poker) related matters. With the Poker Hall of Fame inductions looming, he recently published a blog in which he explains

Daniel Negreanu: How Much Should You Raise?

KidPoker advises beginners with good starting hands to increase their raise sizes pre-flop in an attempt to avoid being outplayed after the flop.

Daniel Negreanu: How to Deal with Bad Beats

Play for just one day at low stakes and you’ll probably know what it’s like to get sucked out on on the river several times over.

Daniel Negreanu: How to Play a Big Stack

The Poker Hall of Famer's advice for this week on "How to Play a Big Stack" follows that mindset, with Daniel jabbing his fists toward the camera to demonstrate.

Daniel Negreanu: Value Bet or Check-Call?

Negreanu dips into particular hands and talks about the kind of considerations a player should have on each street, pre-flop to showdown.

Daniel Negreanu: WSOP Grind Begins!

Daniel Negreanu has been no shrinking violet when it comes to setting himself targets for a long hard summer grind in Vegas.

Daniel Negreanu: What Would You Do vs Phil Ivey?

​Daniel Negreanu takes us into the PokerStars Shark Cage to analyze a hand between Phil Ivey and Jennifer Shahade.

Daniel Negreanu’s $8.7million Rollercoaster

Daniel Negreanu has just released some amazing figures for his own 12 months of grinding the biggest events.

Daniel Negreanu’s Alien Conspiracy Theories

For Daniel Negreanu it’s an ‘aliens walk among us revelation’ which has gripped the PokerStars man’s attention this week…