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 ago11,534PokerTube,

Published 8 years ago

Negreanu during HU Quarterfinal

We are down to the final 8, or 5 to be precise, in the £10,350 High Roller HU event at the WSOP-E in London. Three players, Ram V...

3 years ago11,243BestPokerVids,

Published 3 years ago

Premier League Poker - Negreanu's $250k Bad Beat

Jonathan Duhamel squeezes from the big blind with 74 but Daniel Negreanu is all-in with AQ, during the Party Poker Premier League ...

2 years ago11,210BestPokerVids,

Published 2 years ago

National Heads-Up Championship - Negreanu Vs Cloutier

Daniel Negreanu plays epic poker against T J Cloutier in their third round match at the 2006 National Heads-Up Poker Championship ...

4 years ago11,035BestPokerVids,

Published 4 years ago

Daniel Negreanu on Five Biggest Poker Tells

Daniel Negreanu on top five live poker tells

6 years ago10,960PokerStars.com,

Published 6 years ago

EPT9 Barcelona: Main Event Day 1b with Daniel Negreanu

Team PokerStars Pro Daniel Negreanu talks about the heat on Day 1b of the EPT Barcelona Main Event, and his unfortunate run during...

8 years ago10,868truboxx,

Published 8 years ago

Isildur1 vs. KidPoker (pokerstars.com) 27.03.2011 - 1st hour

Viktor isildur1 Blom vs. Daniel KidPoker Negreanu Revanche game @ PokerStars showdown. 27.03.2011

10 years ago10,583

Published 10 years ago

Daniel Negreanu la 2009 World Series Poker ROMANIAN INTERVIEW

THIS VIDEO IS IN ROMANIAN Daniel Negreanu la 2009 World Series Poker Please tune in to www.tv.ru.pokernews.com for all the latest ...

4 years ago10,154ThePokerAces,

Published 4 years ago

Negreanu Misclicks and Wins a Huge Pot

Accidental huge raise by Daniel Negreanu prompts a shove from Silverman and earns him a huge pot

9 years ago9,870

Published 9 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...

4 years ago9,806ThePokerAces,

Published 4 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

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