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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PokerStars Big Game, Negreanus Favourites 1/2

Daniels Choice of Hands

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Negreanu back in Monaco

Daniel Negreanu is back at one of his favourite destinations for the year - The PokerStars EPT Final in Monte Carlo. DN in PT inte...

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Negreanu Weekly Rant Vlog Feb 29

Daniel Negreanus Weekly Rant Vlog. Weekly Rant by yours truly, covering loads of topics including Commerce Casino, Road Grub, FTP ...

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Published 8 years ago

PokerStars Big Game, Negreanus Favourites 2/2

Daniels Choice of Hands

2 years ago14,120BestPokerVids,

Published 2 years ago

Big One For One Drop - Negreanu VS Colman

With $15.3million for the winner, Daniel Negreanu and Dan Colman play a big pot heads-up in the $1million buy-in Big One For One D...

4 years ago13,761PokerTube,

Published 4 years ago

Daniel Negreanu - 2nd in One Drop 2014

The fans favourite, Daniel Negreanu took 2nd place for $8.2million in The Big One for One Drop. He chats to Laura moments afte...

7 years ago13,680

Published 7 years ago

2011 WCOOP - Event 61 - $10,300 8 Game feat. Negreanu and Katchalov

this is the final table of the 2011 PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker event #61 - $10,300 8-game with big names like D...

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Published 2 years ago

High Stakes Poker - Negreanu and Eastgate Both Flop Big

Daniel Negreanu and Peter Eastgate both like their hands on the flop in this big hand from High Stakes Poker filmed at the Golden ...

3 years ago13,274BestPokerVids,

Published 3 years ago

High Stakes Poker - Esfandiari's Great Read Against Negreanu

Antonio Esfandiari makes a great read against Daniel Negreanu in this big hand from High Stakes Poker

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Published 2 years ago

National Heads-Up Championship - Negreanu Vs Rousso

Daniel Negreanu and Vanessa Rousso play their quarter final match at the 2009 National Heads-Up Poker Championship held at Caesar'...

Is Daniel Negreanu Ready to Step Away From the Top of the Game?

Poker legend has hinted that his main focus in life may not be fixed squarely on poker any longer

Shaun Deeb in Classless Divorce Tweet to Daniel Negreanu

Deeb stooped lower than ever when he tweeted he “can’t wait” until Negreanu gets divorced

Sam Greenwood Slams Daniel Negreanu Over Crass Tweets

Canadian high-stakes crushers have clashed on the Twitter platform over some crass tweeting

UFC Star Forrest Griffin Shows Jason Somerville Some Illegal Moves

Breaking the rules in poker is one thing, but breaking them in the Octagon is a whole different world of hurt

Daniel Negreanu and Amanda Leatherman Clapback at Trolls

Once again, some in the poker community have a strange fascination with Negreanu’s love life.

The New Poker Power Couple: Daniel Negreanu and Amanda Leatherman

The poker community has a strange fascination with Daniel Negreanu’s love life

Liv Boeree Eyes Up Chess World Title

Is chess the new poker? Perhaps not, but the game of kings certainly caught the eye of Liv Boeree

Is it Really Possible for Anybody to Win the WSOP?

Is it still as easy for an amateur player to make it all the way in the ultimate competition?

Marle Cordeiro is Looking For a Poker Playing Boyfriend

Marle Cordeiro trawls the casinos of Vegas in search of love

The Hand That Cost Lex Veldhuis $1.5million

Lex 'RAsZi' Veldhuis’ dream of WCOOP Main Event glory was shattered when runner-runner spades flushed his heroic efforts away