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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8 years ago32,785

Published 8 years ago

Negreanu Interview on Slowrolls, TV shows and Europe

Daniel Negreanu is back with another interview on PokerTube with Rikard Aberg. He recently had his best result in an EPT by finish...

3 years ago32,500BestPokerVids,

Published 3 years ago

Darryl Fish Predicts Negreanu's Turn And River Cards Exactly

Watch as USA poker professional Darryl Fish does the impossible by proclaiming exactly how Daniel Negreanu will get eliminated fro...

11 years ago25,967

Published 11 years ago

Inside The Poker Mind - Daniel Negreanu- part 2

Inside The Poker Mind, hosted by Amanda Leatherman. Part 2 of an interview with Daniel Negreanu

2 years ago25,201BestPokerVids,

Published 2 years ago

Negreanu Pulls The Trigger Against Haxton

Daniel Negreanu pulls the trigger in this triple-barrel bluff against Ike Haxton in this hand from the European Poker Tour. Will i...

7 years ago23,652

Published 7 years ago

Negreanu on WCOOP, London, Full Tilt and more

Daniel Negreanu is back in London and also back on being able to play online again after a move back to Toronto. He had a great WC...

9 years ago21,840

Published 9 years ago

Negreanu, Schwartz, Mizzi, Elky, Gus, Golser, TonyG and Blom

The High Roller event in Monte Carlo will have one of the toughest fields ever in poker. You have so many of the top names in the ...

4 years ago21,736PokerTube,

Published 4 years ago

Daniel Negreanu Exclusive Interview

Our own Rikard sits down for a long Skype interview with Daniel 'KidPoker' Negreanu as they talk about WSOP Final Table, his Hall ...

3 years ago21,428BestPokerVids,

Published 3 years ago

The Craziest Televised Poker Hands Ever

A showcase of some of the craziest hands ever seen in broadcast poker.Including action from Daniel Negreanu, Michael Mizrachi, Sam...

9 years ago20,836

Published 9 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...

7 years ago20,313PokerTube,

Published 7 years ago

Daniel Negreanu at home after PCA

PokerStars leading star Daniel Negreanu is back home after quite a long time on the road. Recently he had a good time at the PCA i...

Negreanu Owed ‘Closer to 8 Figures’ in Bad Debts

Negreanu revealed that fellow players owe him $millions in loans

KidPoker’s New Wife Weighs in on ‘Stupid Negreanu’ Twitter Criticism

Amanda has jumped to her husband’s defence after a highly-critical essay was posted on Twitter

Daniel Negreanu Hits Trouble Selling Action for the World Series of Poker

Negreanu has run into a spot of bother trying to sell some of his WSOP action

Polk Trolls Negreanu in Randall Emmett T-shirt Windup

Former poker player Doug Polk still seems intent on trolling his arch-rival Daniel Negreanu

Daniel Negreanu Parts Ways With PokerStars After 12 Years

Daniel Negreanu’s 12-year stint as a PokerStars ambassador has come to an end

Poker Power Couple: Daniel Negreanu and Amanda Leatherman’s Wedding Pictures

Daniel Negreanu and Amanda Leatherman got married in a ceremony at the Terranea Resort in California

Negreanu’s Impressive Summer Package Revealed

Perhaps the most impressive thing KidPoker has shared with fans since, well, forever

Negreanu Calls Deeb a Cheat as Twitter Spat Enters Round Two

The Shaun Deeb/Daniel Negreanu verbal boxing match on Twitter has gone into overdrive

Negreanu Leaps to Kessler’s Defence as Deeb Trolls WSOP Markup

The WSOP isn’t even upon us yet, but the bitching has started already

Negreanu and Matusow Enraged by Golden Knights Penalty Loss

It seems that some of the top pros get more angry at sports results than poker ones