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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Big One For One Drop - Negreanu VS Colman

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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...

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Negreanu Weekly Rant Vlog Feb 29

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PokerStars Big Game, Negreanus Favourites 2/2

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Published 3 years ago

High Stakes Poker - Negreanu and Eastgate Both Flop Big

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Published 3 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'...

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Published 3 years ago

Great Poker Moments - Have You Got Heart?

Re-live some great moments in poker with some of the all-time stars such as Stu Ungar, Doyle Brunson, Daniel Negreanu, Phil Hellmu...

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

Daniel Negreanu Wins WSOP POY But Was It Worth It?

It was an interesting culmination to the race

Daniel Negreanu To Stop Re-Entering Tournaments After WSOPE

The Canadian legend believes that firing only one bullet can have a ‘positive effect on your play’…

TBT: When Daniel Negreanu Was a Bachelor on the Millionaire Matchmaker

Many may have forgotten that just six years ago Negreanu was still chasing love…

Daniel Negreanu Furious Over Kings Casino No Smoking Rules

An expletive-laden Twitter rant and a mouthful of abuse

Daniel Negreanu Selling Action For The WSOPE

Negreanu is once again selling some of his action for a major series

Poker Twitter Goes Into Meltdown Over Daniel Negreanu’s Popularity Tweets

High-stakes legend has once again incurred the wrath of his fellow poker players

Daniel Negreanu Tells of Shocking $550k Prop Bet on the Golf Course

Negreanu has told some epic tales of his exploits on the golf course