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.

Read More
1 year ago4,024Bellagio1,

Published 1 year ago

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...

1 year ago2,205Bellagio1,

Published 1 year ago

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 ...

1 year ago2,048killjoy1987,

Published 1 year ago

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...

1 year ago1,500killjoy1987,

Published 1 year ago

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...

1 year ago3,444BDJB,

Published 1 year ago

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...

1 year ago1,722Bellagio1,

Published 1 year ago

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...

1 year ago1,903Bellagio1,

Published 1 year ago

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......

1 year ago1,693BDJB,

Published 1 year ago

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 ...

1 year ago1,592BDJB,

Published 1 year ago

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...

1 year ago2,691killjoy1987,

Published 1 year 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 Fires Shots at Ferguson and Hellmuth

When Ferguson took 42 seconds out of his day to read to camera he gave the smouldering trash fire of his reputation a prodding back into a glowing flame.

Chris Ferguson’s Apology Just Makes Things Worse

Chris “Jesus” Ferguson came forward to “apologise” for his involvement in Full Tilt’s Black Friday collapse, and the millions of dollars poker players lost or had frozen in its wake.

50 Secrets to Poker Success Calls on Negreanu, Koon and Other Big Names

Journalist Lance Bradley’s new book “The Pursuit of Poker Success” has called on the world’s leading players to chart the route to greatness in the game…

Daniel Negreanu Does The Worst Scotty Nguyen Impressions

Negreanu and Nguyen go way back, and Daniel’s impressions of Scotty go back pretty much as far.

Daniel Negreanu’s Resignation Threats Revealed in 2+2 Feud

A chatlog featuring Daniel Negreanu reveals that PokerStars’ top ambassador told players that his resignation was on the table if his paymasters didn’t fulfil their promise.

Live Poker Events, 1 year ago

When Negreanu Owned Esfandiari For $200k On PNIA!

In a crazy series of straddle-over-straddle-over-straddled pots, the two went head to head again and again, like two pastel be-shirted highlanders.

Daniel Negreanu's SHRB and WSOP Goals May Clash With Priorities

A re-dedication to the game of poker that began last October continues to take up much of Daniel Negreanu's time.

Joe Stapleton is Going from Hosting Sit Down Poker to Stand Up Comedy

Sex, dating, cell phones, the English language, drinking, masturbating, and Shakespeare...

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.

The McKeehen Effect Spurs Moneymaker to Success

Even Chris Moneymaker needs help sometimes and he turned to 2015 winner Joe McKeehen to fine tune his game.