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 5 years ago

Chips Flying: Daniel Negreanu is Upset After a Suckout

Negreanu makes the right call, but is upset after Duhamel sucks out on the river and jams the chips across the table

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Published 6 years ago

Rio Rundown One Drop Special - Colman wins

Rikard and Laura gives us the wrap for the Big One for One Drop after three days of poker. Nine players came in to day 3 and Tom H...

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Published 4 years ago

National Heads-Up Poker Championship - Negreanu Vs Mercier

Team Pokerstars Pro's Daniel Negreanu and Jason Mercier do battle in their first round match-up in the 2010 National Heads-Up Cham...

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Published 10 years ago

PCA 2010: Golf with Daniel Negreanu

Some PokerStars Qualifiers won themselves a treat on Day 1B to tee-up with Daniel Negreanu on the magnificent Ocean Club Golf Cour...

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Published 11 years ago

Daniel Negreanu - PCA 25K High Roller Event

PokerListings runs into Kid Poker Daniel Negreanu who is playing in the PokerStars.net Caribbean Adventure. He also tells us about...

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Published 11 years ago

Negreanu on a roll in London

After making it to the final table at the WSOP-E a few days ago, finishing 5th after being the chipleader for long in that event, ...

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Published 2 years ago

PokerStars Championship Cash Challenge - Episode 1

Pokerstars newest format has now hit our screens with the Pokerstars Championship Cash Challenge, where online qualifiers are put ...

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Published 2 years ago

Daniel Negreanu BLOWS Phil Laak's Mind!

Daniel Negreanu puts Phil Laak to a really difficult decision after the hand was played in a non-conventional way during the Poker...

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Published 7 years ago

Phil Hellmuth Blowup vs. Daniel Negreanu

Phil Helmuth going crazy after losing a bad played hand vs. Daniel Negreanu

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Published 5 years ago

Negreanu vs Torelli: You are Special

Daniel Negreanu and Alec Torelli in a strangely played pot

Daniel Negreanu Releases Statement on Why He Accepted Doug Polk's Challenge

It came as a complete shock to most in the poker community when Daniel Negreanu agreed to play Doug Polk in a bid to settle their long-running feud

Negreanu and Polk ‘Heads-Up for Rollz’ Grudge Match is On!

Daniel Negreanu shocked the poker world by accepting archnemesis Doug Polk’s calls for a heads-up ‘straightener’

NSFW: Doug Polk Trolls Daniel Negreanu With Crazy Meltdown Video Compilation

Doug Polk launched his most brutal attack yet against Daniel Negreanu this weekend

NSFW: Daniel Negreanu Rant During Online WSOP

Negreanu joined the millions of online players who have lost the plot when faced with a disconnection mid-hand

Daniel Negreanu Labels Mike Matusow ‘Too Far Gone’ After Barrage of Conspiracy Tweets

Matusow’s mental health appears to be in serious decline after he shared a number of conspiracy theories on Twitter

Daniel Negreanu Shares a Farewell Stage with Andrew Yang

The 2020 Presidential nomination race may be over for Andrew Yang, but he went out with a bang

Who Are the Real Celebrities of Poker? Streamers or High Rollers?

Ever since Moneymaker’s triumph in 2003, there has been a celebrity branch of the game

Matusow Attacks Polk Over Negreanu WSOP POY Cheating Theory

Mike Matusow launched a blistering double-barreled Twitter attack on Doug Polk

Rounders Star Edward Norton in Talks of Rounders 2

It seems a movie franchise might be the next step in the poker film industry

Daniel Negreanu Loses Player of the Year Title After Data Entry Error

Negreanu’s victory was overturned after the shock discovery of a miscount in one of the Vegas summer events