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: Episode 6 - $300,000 Buy in Cash Game!

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After railing Phil Hellmuth for a short while on the feature table during Day 3 of the 2018 WSOP Main Event, Daniel heads off to t...

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Daniel Negreanu and Mike 'The Mouth' Matusow

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Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 18 - $10k Stud Twilight Zone

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

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Not your everyday poker match-up

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Daniel Negreanu Speaks Out (Part 2 of 2)

Daniel Negreanu rebuts the game integrity rationale for certain rules and argues that it has driven certain high stakes amateurs t...

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The Greatest Hero Call... FAILS!

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Daniel Negreanu and Antonio Esfandiari play big straddle pot

Antonio Esfandiari and Daniel Negreanu clash on a cash-game episode of Poker Night in America.

Daniel Negreanu Labels Mike Matusow ‘Too Far Gone’ After Barrage of Conspiracy Tweets

Matusow’s mental health appears to be in serious decline after he shared a number of conspiracy theories on Twitter

Daniel Negreanu Shares a Farewell Stage with Andrew Yang

The 2020 Presidential nomination race may be over for Andrew Yang, but he went out with a bang

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Ever since Moneymaker’s triumph in 2003, there has been a celebrity branch of the game

Matusow Attacks Polk Over Negreanu WSOP POY Cheating Theory

Mike Matusow launched a blistering double-barreled Twitter attack on Doug Polk

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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

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Daniel Negreanu Furious Over Kings Casino No Smoking Rules

An expletive-laden Twitter rant and a mouthful of abuse