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 5 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

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Published 6 years ago

Rio Rundown One Drop Special - Colman wins

Rikard and Laura gives us the wrap for the Big One for One Drop after three days of poker. Nine players came in to day 3 and Tom H...

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Published 4 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...

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Published 10 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...

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Published 11 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 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 2 years ago

PokerStars Championship Cash Challenge - Episode 1

Pokerstars newest format has now hit our screens with the Pokerstars Championship Cash Challenge, where online qualifiers are put ...

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Published 2 years ago

Daniel Negreanu BLOWS Phil Laak's Mind!

Daniel Negreanu puts Phil Laak to a really difficult decision after the hand was played in a non-conventional way during the Poker...

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Published 7 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 5 years ago

Negreanu vs Torelli: You are Special

Daniel Negreanu and Alec Torelli in a strangely played pot

Top 5 Best Poker Players in the World

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

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.

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.

Hilarious Tweets From The Poker Pros

​Since the US presidential campaign started, the Twitter Wars have gone to a whole new level. Most of the poker professionals in America joined the dispute.

Live Poker Events, 3 years ago

WSOP Event #9: $10,000 Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship (Live Updates)

This three day event is the first of the year’s non-hold’em championships and promises to be a good one.

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.

$1million loss 'means nothing to me' says Negreanu

For Daniel $1million is obviously now a drop in the rather vast ocean which is his bankroll and bank balance! But he then goes on to talk about the “entitlement issues” other pros have in relation to invitation only events.

Top Five Poker Shows on Netflix

Netflix is a full to the brim with great choices for your evening’s entertainment. There’s also plenty to pick from if you want something connected to poker.

Who the Best Poker Player in the World Is, According to Daniel Negreanu

Canadian poker legend Daniel Negreanu revealed who he thinks is the best NLHE player in the world currently.

Live Poker Events, 3 years ago

Where to Watch the Aria Super High Roller Bowl

It has 56 of the world’s best poker players and leading amateurs paying $300,000 apiece to vie for the $6million first prize and it kicks off tonight.