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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2 years ago2,944BestPokerVids,

Published 2 years ago

$478,600 Pot Makes Daniel Negreanu SWEAT!

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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...

3 years ago2,862BestPokerVids,

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2015 PCA - Negreanu bluffs Haxton

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3 years ago3,042BestPokerVids,

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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 ago3,080BestPokerVids,

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...

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2016 WPT LA Poker Classic: Day 1 Update

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5 SHOCKING MOMENTS IN POKER

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

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Published 8 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 ...

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Published 4 years ago

Accidental Slowroll Turns Bad Beat

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Amazing call from Deeb versus Negreanu

Amazing call from Deeb versus Negreanu

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Former poker player Annie Duke may be well used to receiving abuse for her shady practices over the years, but it was Liv Boeree in the firing line on Twitter.

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Patrick Leonard Persuades PartyPoker to Remove Bounty Rake

A 40% to 60% reduction for bounty MTTs, depending on the buy-in level.

Daniel Negreanu Breaks Doug Polks Heart After Twitter Block!!!

When Negreanu blocked Polk from Twitter last week, the great love affair between two of the game’s brightest lights ended acrimoniously.

Daniel Negreanu’s Alien Conspiracy Theories

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Negreanu & Kessler Fight Over WSOP Big Blind Ante Controversy

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Live Poker Events, 1 year ago

Negreanu & Mateos are Favorites To Win SHRB 2018!?!

The early odds at Bovada find Daniel Negreanu and Adrian Mateos listed as co-favorites at +1200.

Daniel Negreanu Blocks Doug Polk & Releases his $2Million WSOP Schedule!

Negreanu’s posted his schedule for the Summer, a massive mix of high stakes WSOP events of all shapes and sizes.

Gus Hansen - The New Instagram King!

The legendary Great Dane Gus Hansen seems to believe that pictures are worth a thousand words… Instagram his weapon of choice!

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It seems that the pros and recs have vastly different ideas of what should or should not be done.