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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3 years ago3,366BestPokerVids,

Published 3 years ago

$478,600 Pot Makes Daniel Negreanu SWEAT!

Daniel Negreanu plays in yet another massive pot on High Stakes Poker. This time he's up against David Benyamine, another regular ...

8 years ago13,680

Published 8 years ago

2011 WCOOP - Event 61 - $10,300 8 Game feat. Negreanu and Katchalov

this is the final table of the 2011 PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker event #61 - $10,300 8-game with big names like D...

4 years ago3,047BestPokerVids,

Published 4 years ago

2015 PCA - Negreanu bluffs Haxton

Daniel Negreanu pulls a huge bluff against Ike Haxton at the 2015 Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure on a stacked table that also host...

3 years ago3,525BestPokerVids,

Published 3 years ago

2016 American Poker Awards - Daniel Negreanu's Moment of the Year

Daniel Negreanu chats to Laura at the American Poker Awards shortly after collecting his GPI "Moment Of The Year" Award which he w...

3 years ago3,632BestPokerVids,

Published 3 years ago

2016 American Poker Awards - Stapes and Negreanu Having a Laugh

Joe Stapleton and Daniel Negreanu having a laugh during the dinner break at the GPI 2016 American Poker Awards at The SLS Hotel in...

3 years ago5,227BestPokerVids,

Published 3 years ago

2016 WPT LA Poker Classic: Day 1 Update

Phil Hellmuth, Daniel Negreanu, Mike Sexton and defending champion Anthony Zinno are in the field as Executive Tournament Director...

1 year ago7,814MalYuhoo,

Published 1 year ago

5 SHOCKING MOMENTS IN POKER

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

9 years ago35,372

Published 9 years ago

50 minutes with Daniel Negreanu

During some WCOOP events on PokerStars, Daniel Negreanu took some time to make this really nice interview with PokerTube. We talk ...

5 years ago5,750ThePokerAces,

Published 5 years ago

Accidental Slowroll Turns Bad Beat

Team America featuring Daniel Negreanu and Phil Hellmuth gets their aces cracked after an accidental slowroll by team Europe with ...

6 years ago3,018LaoTze,

Published 6 years ago

Amazing call from Deeb versus Negreanu

Amazing call from Deeb versus Negreanu

Daniel Negreanu on Seat Scripting

Daniel Negreanu has recently spoken out against players who use seat scripting software on PokerStars - something that he himself has been a “victim” of.

Daniel Negreanu to 2+2 Posters - What Kind of Human Being do You Want to Be?

Negative comments and insults over Negreanu's latest blog post prompted a very heated debate in NVG

Daniel Negreanu's $1.4M WSOP Loss

Negreanu has revealed that this year’s WSOP has resulted in a $1.4 million hit to his bankroll

Daniel Negreanu's Hollywood Trip

Negreanu's slick video actually offers an interesting insight into his lifestyle – private air travel, healthy vegan eating and two laptops only used for poker and Hearthstone respectively

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.

Daniel Negreanu's Vlog Reaches 200,000 Subscribers on YouTube

Poker's all-time money winner in live tournaments has achieved another milestone.

Daniel Negreanu, Doyle Brunson and Bill Perkins on Leon Tsoukernik’s Case

Some of the biggest names in poker took to Twitter against the Czech millionaire – Doyle Brunson, Daniel Negreanu and Bill Perkins chief among them.

Daniel Negreanu: A Day in The Life of a High Roller

An inside look into a day in the life of a high roller practicing up for the $300,000 Super High Roller Bowl this May.

Daniel Negreanu: Bubble Play Advice

​The tip for this week from Poker Hall of Famer Daniel Negreanu is how best to play while on or near the bubble.

Daniel Negreanu: Do You Hate Pocket Jacks?

​Fans of Daniel Negreanu will be pleased to know that he has announced a new schedule regarding the posting of regular video content on YouTube.