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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Top Five Moments: Daniel Negreanu

Canadian poker legend and Team PokerStars Pro Daniel Negreanu needs no introduction. Check out some of his top moments from PStv.

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PCA 2012 - Negreanu vs McDonald

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

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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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Daniel Negreanu - Hellmuth, Lederer Files, Full Tilt Re-launch & $10k Doyle Bet

After spending a month in Toronto grinding the WCOOP, followed by quite a long time in Europe, playing the WSOP-E in Cannes and th...

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Life of Ivey - Kickin Back with Daniel Negreanu

Kickin Back with Daniel Negreanu

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High Stake Poker - Daniel Negreanu Tells

High Stake Poker - Daniel Negreanu Tells

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5 SHOCKING MOMENTS IN POKER

5 of the craziest moments we have seen in poker history. 

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Negreanu - Challenge for Gus Hansen, Tom Dwan and Viktor Blom

Negreanu VBlog February 2013. Daniel wants to set up a challenge at the EPT London in March with Pokerstars pros versus Full Tilt ...

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Daniel Negreanu Vblog - on Friendship & Millionaire Matchmaker

Latest Daniel Negreanu Video blog. (Daniel Negreanu) Why I'm not playing NBC Heads up 2013 and a recap of my Millionaire Matchmake...

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Daniel Negreanu's Top 20 Hands Of Season 1 PokerStars All-Stars Promotion

Daniel Nagreanu is back bringing you his top 20 hands played in weeks 1 and 2 of the PokerStars All-Stars promotion! With $100,000...

Daniel Negreanu Labels Mike Matusow ‘Too Far Gone’ After Barrage of Conspiracy Tweets

Matusow’s mental health appears to be in serious decline after he shared a number of conspiracy theories on Twitter

Daniel Negreanu Launches Online Poker MasterClass

A step-by-step guide to beating the game by the winningest tournament player of all time, Daniel Negreanu.

Daniel Negreanu Lets Loose on Excessive Tanking

BIG:I;n the latest blog post at Full Contact Poker by Daniel Negreanu, the Poker Hall of Famer delves into the issue of tanking, and how a certain player, Jordan Cristos, can't seem to see the big

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 Loves Hearthstone

The Canadian has recently been as prolific in his Hearthstone play as he has been on the green felt, with a show-match against fellow poker/eSports whizz Bertrand ‘ElkY’ Grospelier at the BlizzCon Hearthstone World Championships.

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

Daniel Negreanu Names His Top 10 Poker Legends

What do you do when you want people to say nice things about you? Produce a list of your top 10 legends of the game and leave your own name out.

Daniel Negreanu Needs to Shut Up About PokerStars Rake Changes

If Daniel Negreanu thought he was going to have a lovely day promoting a new and exciting product, then he was sadly mistaken.

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.

Daniel Negreanu Off the Tourney Circuit Because of Surgery

Daniel Negreanu’s return to the top-flight of high-stakes tournament poker with an excellent run this week at the US Poker Open will have to be put on hold.