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 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 2 - Alcohol and Triple Draw

It's Day 2 of the 2018 WSOP and Daniel Negreanu hosts a pool party for Game 3 of the ice hockey Stanley Cup Finals involving his b...

2 years ago3,138Bellagio1,

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Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 20 - A Little off the Rails

Daniel Negreanu continues his 2018 World Series of Poker video blog with the $1500 Limit Hold'em Event, and if that doesn't go to ...

2 years ago3,072killjoy1987,

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Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 21 - Million Chip Pot!

It's a big day for Kid Poker as he comes into the 2nd Day of the $25,000 PLO event 3rd in chips at the 2018 WSOP. It gets dramatic...

2 years ago2,069killjoy1987,

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Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 22 - Hi Low Rub Down

Daniel Negreanu gets some personal errands taken care off, before getting up to date with some of the NHL draft. He then heads bac...

2 years ago4,872BDJB,

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Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 23 - We Need Some Run Good

It's another Day 2 of the $2500 PLO High-Low event for Daniel Negreanu and he is hoping for some extra run good late in a tourname...

2 years ago2,286Bellagio1,

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Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 24 - Legs, Back and Razz

It's not been the best of World Series' for Daniel Negreanu so far, so today he hits the gym before taking on the $1,500 buy-in Ra...

2 years ago2,915Bellagio1,

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Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 25 - Pain Threshold Near Zero!

Pokerstars Team Pro Daniel Negreanu continues his Vegas video blog series answering a question many viewers have been wandering......

2 years ago2,446BDJB,

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Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 26 - Honouring Maria Ho

Daniel Negreanu has the honour of speaking for close friend Maria Ho at her induction to the inaugral Women in Poker Hall of ...

2 years ago2,243BDJB,

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Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 27 - We're in the Money!

Daniel Negreanu is hoping this is the start of him turning his 2018 World Series of Poker around as he makes the money of the $1,5...

2 years ago5,052killjoy1987,

Published 2 years ago

Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 28 - PLO8 Final Table

It's World Series of Poker Final Table time for Daniel Negreanu as he begins Day 3 of the $1,500 PLO8 as a short stack, but h...

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

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

Negreanu’s Impressive Summer Package Revealed

Perhaps the most impressive thing KidPoker has shared with fans since, well, forever

Negreanu Calls Deeb a Cheat as Twitter Spat Enters Round Two

The Shaun Deeb/Daniel Negreanu verbal boxing match on Twitter has gone into overdrive

Negreanu Leaps to Kessler’s Defence as Deeb Trolls WSOP Markup

The WSOP isn’t even upon us yet, but the bitching has started already

Negreanu and Matusow Enraged by Golden Knights Penalty Loss

It seems that some of the top pros get more angry at sports results than poker ones