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

Daniel Negreanu EPT Monte Carlo Bust Up

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2 years ago97,692ThomasTilt,

Published 2 years ago

High Stakes Poker - Negreanu Vs Hansen $600k Pot

Daniel Negreanu and Gus Hansen play a huge near $600k pot as they both flop massive hands in this episode of High Stakes Poker fil...

5 years ago83,312

Published 5 years ago

Millionaire Matchmaker: Negreanu Episode

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10 years ago72,405

Published 10 years ago

Inside The Poker Mind - Daniel Negreanu- part 1

Inside The Poker Mind, hosted by Amanda Leatherman. Part 1 of Daniel Negreanu interview

10 years ago65,103

Published 10 years ago

Negreanu ready for toughest table ever

Daniel Negreanu has made it to the final table of the WSOP Europe in London. He has around 1 000 000 in chips and claims that this...

4 years ago52,741ThePokerAces,

Published 4 years ago

Daniel Negreanu vs Ross Boatman

A young Daniel Negreanu takes on Ross Boatman in this hand from Late Night Poker.

11 years ago40,272

Published 11 years ago

Daniel Negreanu - Newest Member of Team PokerStars

Daniel Negreanu - Newest Member of Team PokerStars

9 years ago39,635

Published 9 years ago

Negreanu introducing his friend Dexter

Interview with one of the best players in the world, Dexter. From 2007.

10 years ago38,372

Published 10 years ago

Negreanu comfortably through to day 3

After a great start and mid-section on day 2, Daniel Negreanu lost some of his chips at the end of Day 2 at WSOP-E in London. He w...

8 years ago34,573

Published 8 years ago

50 minutes with Daniel Negreanu

During some WCOOP events on PokerStars, Daniel Negreanu took some time to make this really nice interview with PokerTube. We talk ...

Live Poker Events, 4 years ago

​WSOP 2014: Player Plans

Every World Series is primarily about making money and winning titles. But during every Series, many players set their own personal goals and aims of different nature. We bring you couple of

Negreanu vs Ivey Bracelet Bet - What side are you on?

Some two weeks before the start of this year’s WSOP, Daniel Negreanu posted a bet offering on his Twitter, with really simple conditions: anyone who was willing to put up $5,000 or more could

Live Poker Events, 4 years ago

Daniel Negreanu Swings and Misses on his Bracelet Prop-Bet

Tonight was a long night for anyone who took Daniel Negreanu up on his bracelet prop-bet. ‘KidPoker’ has found himself on the final table of the $10k. Coming in third in chips, Negreanu was

WSOP 2014: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not

With nearly one third of World Series of Poker behind us, it is time to stop and see what has happened so far. What players are hot, and who is not having such a great time so far? Most of them have

Live Poker Events, 4 years ago

Mike Matusow and the (Un)Just WSOP Ruling?

You don’t get to be called ‘The Mouth’ for nothing. Either you are the very silent type given this name by your friends with slight inclination for irony or you are just the guy who won’t

Live Poker Events, 4 years ago

Big One for One Drop Welcomes its Latest Participants – Including Doug ‘WCGRider’ Polk

Scheduled for June 29th, with the buy-in of $1,000,000, Big One for One Drop is the most expensive poker tournament on the planet. It first made its appearance during the WSOP of 2012, and while it

Live Poker Events, 4 years ago

WSOP 2014 Curiosities: Ante Only Event

Most of the No Limit Hold’em tournaments during the Series are more or less the same. Some have longer levels and bigger starting stacks than the others, but in the end – they are the same. That

Live Poker Events, 4 years ago

The Poker Duo: Poker Brat and KidPoker in Las Vegas

The Ante Only tournament was on a break when our Laura Cornelius caught up with another two living legends of the poker world, Phil Hellmuth and Daniel Nagreanu. Both seemed very eager and

Live Poker Events, 4 years ago

Sweat is Over: Phil Ivey and Daniel Negreanu Lock the Bracelet Bet

Negreanu-Ivey bracelet bet was getting into the danger zone. The duo was slowly running out of tournaments to play, Negreanu had a couple shots but came short, and it seemed like Phil Ivey’s summer

Daniel Negreanu Surges to the Top of the All Time Money List

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