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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PCA 2012 - Negreanu vs Kornuth

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

5 years ago7,144welovepoker,

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Daniel Negreanu analyzes Phil Hellmuth's playing style

Negreanu explains and analyzes some of the unique aspects of Phil Hellmuth's game.

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Top 5 reads by Daniel Negreanu

Top 5 compilations of the best reads from Daniel Negreanu!

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The Big Game - Jason Calacanis (Internet Entrepreneur ) vs Negreanu

Jason Calacanis and Daniel Negreanu have a show down on the PokerStars Big Game TV Show

11 years ago7,124

Published 11 years ago

Kris Negreanu

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4 years ago7,065ThePokerAces,

Published 4 years ago

Negreanu bluffs Ivey - Aussie Millions 2014

Daniel Negreanu makes an audacious bluff against the king Phil Ivey during the Aussie Millions 2014 High Stakes cash game.

6 years ago6,999PokerStars.com,

Published 6 years ago

EPT9 Monte Carlo - ME Final Table Part 3 (ft. Daniel Negreanu)

EPT9 Monaco - Main Event Final Table - Part 3 (ft. Daniel Negreanu commentary)

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Published 6 years ago

Daniel Negreanu: Fund-raising, Poker plans & Millionaire Matchmaker

Rikard sits down for a 25 minute interview with Daniel Negreanu on his fund-raising project, the dating show Millionaire Matchmake...

2 years ago6,882BestPokerVids,

Published 2 years ago

Is This Negreanu's Best Ever Hero Call?

Daniel Negreanu has made some amazing reads and sick calls in his poker career and this is one of them. Playing for the 2008 Briti...

6 years ago6,849Patrol,

Published 6 years ago

High Stakes Living Daniel Negreanu

Card Player TV tours the home of Daniel Negreanu

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

Daniel Negreanu Makes $481,026 in Net Profit for WSOP Backers

Daniel charged absolutely no mark-up, which is unheard of for a player of his elite status

Negreanu and Shak in Pro vs Amateur Twitter Spat

Highstakes amateur Dan Shak and Daniel Negreanu are the latest stars to have a Twitter spat

Daniel Negreanu’s YouTube Channel to Be Suspended

Negreanu’s YouTube channel has fallen foul of the new anti-gambling regulations

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

Business & Industry, 2 months ago

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