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 - PCA 25K High Roller Event

PokerListings runs into Kid Poker Daniel Negreanu who is playing in the PokerStars.net Caribbean Adventure. He also tells us about...

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Published 6 years ago

Phil Hellmuth Blowup vs. Daniel Negreanu

Phil Helmuth going crazy after losing a bad played hand vs. Daniel Negreanu

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Published 3 years ago

National Heads-Up Poker Championship - Negreanu Vs Mercier

Team Pokerstars Pro's Daniel Negreanu and Jason Mercier do battle in their first round match-up in the 2010 National Heads-Up Cham...

11 years ago9,418Rikard,

Published 11 years ago

Negreanu on a roll in London

After making it to the final table at the WSOP-E a few days ago, finishing 5th after being the chipleader for long in that event, ...

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Published 11 years ago

Bracelet Winner: Daniel Negreanu

Card Player TV talks to Daniel Negreanu about his recent bracelet win at the 2008 WSOP.

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Published 5 years ago

Negreanu Pulling a Bluff Against Ike Haxton

Daniel Negreanu makes a river bluff against Isaac Haxton,

4 years ago9,141BestPokerVids,

Published 4 years ago

PokerStars Shark Cage - S02 Ep02

Season 2 of the Pokerstars Shark cage! Where plays battle it out over 10 episodes and various heats to win $1,000,000 cash. The sh...

4 years ago9,125ThePokerAces,

Published 4 years ago

Negreanu vs Torelli: You are Special

Daniel Negreanu and Alec Torelli in a strangely played pot

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Published 7 years ago

PCA 2012 - Negreanu vs McDonald

Daniel Negreanu (Canada) and Mike Mcdonald (Canada) in action at the PCA $100k Super High Roller tournament, January 2012

6 years ago9,009PokerTube,

Published 6 years ago

Team Stars vs The Professionals - Negreanu vs Hansen

Team Pokerstars vs The Professionals at the EPT9 London 2013. Daniel Negreanu vs Gus Hansen. Livestream recording and commentary b...

Daniel Negreanu Net Worth

Daniel Negreanu has come a long way since his childhood days in Toronto. He is now one of the richest poker players in the world. How rich exactly? You’re about to find out.

Live Poker Events, 2 years ago

Scott Blumstein Takes the WSOP Main Event title!

Scott Blumstein won the Main Event bracelet, $8,150,000 and a place in poker history!

Negreanu “Horrified” by Kassouf Penalty

“Absolutely horrified by the unjust ruling of a one round penalty. So many things wrong with it,” tweeted Negreanu.

The Most Insane Final Table We Can Imagine

When it comes to the Main Event it’s the characters rather than the actual cards which tend to live on in memory – so this fantasy final table reflects that, pitting heroes against anti-heroes, with much more on the line than the $10million and the bracelet.

Negreanu Strikes Out at Chris ‘Jesus’ Ferguson

​Daniel Negreanu has reacted to the shock return of Chris ‘Jesus’ Ferguson at this year’s World Series of Poker by lambasting the former Full Tilt pro and co-owner’s decision in a series of Twitter messages online.

Kid Poker Documentary Makes it to Netflix

As you watch “Kid Poker” you see be taken on a roller coaster ride of emotion as you join Daniel, his family and his friends in revisiting the amazing highs and the devastating lows.

Live Poker Events, 2 years ago

WSOP Event #6: $111,111 HIGH ROLLER for ONE DROP No-Limit Hold'em (Live Updates)

This year, the WSOP’s pride of place in the Rio will be the $111,111 High Roller for One Drop No Limit Hold’em event

Howard Lederer Criticized Harshly By Daniel Negreanu

Poker Hall of Famer Daniel Negreanu let loose with some rather harsh accusations toward Howard Lederer following Black Friday allegations.

Top 5 Best Poker Players in the World

Top spot on the list goes to the perennial favourite - controversial Californian-born poker genius

Live Poker Events, 3 years ago

KidPoker Documentary Review

Netflix's newest poker documentary suffers a number of setbacks. We examine them all in a critical review.