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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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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Daniel Negreanu - Hollywood Trip!

Daniel Negreanu continues his video blog by heading to Hollywood for the American Poker Awards!

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Daniel Negreanu - How Much Should You Raise?

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Daniel Negreanu - How to Deal with Bad Beats

Pokerstars Team Pro and poker favourite Daniel Negreanu continues his poker tips video blog, this time helping you on how to get o...

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Daniel Negreanu - How to Play a Big Stack

Daniel Negreanu continues his "Poker Tips" video blog with these three tips on how to play a big stack in a tournament.

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Daniel Negreanu - Influence of Pot Size

Daniel Negreanu explains when and how the pot totals should influence your decision making

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Published 4 years ago

Daniel Negreanu - Managing $100 Bankroll

Daniel Negreanu explaining how to best manage a $100 bankroll

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Published 12 years ago

Daniel Negreanu - Newest Member of Team PokerStars

Daniel Negreanu - Newest Member of Team PokerStars

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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 2 years ago

Daniel Negreanu - PSC Bahamas Super High Roller Day 1 VLOG

A wrap up of Daniel Negreanu's day one in the $100k Super High Roller at the Pokerstars Championship Bahamas, along with a cameo f...

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 Wins WSOP POY But Was It Worth It?

It was an interesting culmination to the race

Daniel Negreanu To Stop Re-Entering Tournaments After WSOPE

The Canadian legend believes that firing only one bullet can have a ‘positive effect on your play’…

TBT: When Daniel Negreanu Was a Bachelor on the Millionaire Matchmaker

Many may have forgotten that just six years ago Negreanu was still chasing love…

Daniel Negreanu Furious Over Kings Casino No Smoking Rules

An expletive-laden Twitter rant and a mouthful of abuse

Daniel Negreanu Selling Action For The WSOPE

Negreanu is once again selling some of his action for a major series

Poker Twitter Goes Into Meltdown Over Daniel Negreanu’s Popularity Tweets

High-stakes legend has once again incurred the wrath of his fellow poker players

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