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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Quick $25k Mixed Game Recap VLOG

After a 2nd place finish in the Aria $25k Mix Game Tournament, Negreanu shares his thoughts on the event, thanks Brian Rast and ru...

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Daniel Negreanu Confesses EVERYTHING

Is more rake really better for the game? Daniel Negreanu confesses all!

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NSFW: Millionaire Poker Pro Has Violent Meltdown And Wears Blackface

You need to understand a few things. Daniel Negreanu explains.

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Learning to Fold Decent Hand - Part 2

Learn to fold a decent hand

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Published 3 years ago

Daniel Negreanu - When to Quit a Poker Game

Trouble knowing when to quit? Daniel Negreanu gives his advice!

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Published 4 years ago

Daniel Negreanu wants poker in California

Daniel advocating the Californians4iPoker campaign to bring safe, regulated poker to the market in California. You can give your v...

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Published 5 years ago

Daniel Negreanu First Twitch Stream (Part 6)

Daniel 'KidPoker' Negreanu streaming some play money action live on Twitch

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Published 5 years ago

Poker Table Rap with Daniel Negreanu

Daniel Negreanu rapping at the tables

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Published 1 year ago

JohnnieVibes VLOG #36: I Made a Final Table!

It's been a busy times for Johnny Moreno as he plays in a number of live streams with some big names including Daniel Negreanu, bu...

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Published 5 years ago

Daniel Negreanu First Twitch Stream (Part 8)

Daniel 'KidPoker' Negreanu streaming some play money action live on Twitch

Negreanu “Horrified” by Kassouf Penalty

“Absolutely horrified by the unjust ruling of a one round penalty. So many things wrong with it,” tweeted Negreanu.

It's Time to Honor Chris Moneymaker in Hall of Fame

It is time to honor the man who, it is generally accepted by most in the poker world, brought about the poker boom and thus launched the modern poker world as we know it.

Make Your Poker Home Game Fun Again!

Daniel Negreanu and his poker buddies - Phil Ivey, Doyle Brunson, Patrik Antonius to name some - will point you to the right direction to make your home game fun again.

Coaching The Billionaires!

​The upcoming €1million buy-in MonteCarlo One Drop event may have seen the professionals being barred from playing, but that hasn’t stopped them from getting in on the action.

Viffer Calls Out Deeb on Debt Claim

When ‘Viffer’ decided to pick up on something Daniel Negreanu spoke about recently about Mike ‘the Mouth’ Matusow, it didn’t take long for Shaun Deeb to stick his nose in, and bend Viffer’s out of shape.

Hilarious Tweets From The Poker Pros

​Since the US presidential campaign started, the Twitter Wars have gone to a whole new level. Most of the poker professionals in America joined the dispute.

Cleaning out the Tankers

The ‘Will Kassouf story’ on ESPN has raised the debate once again - what’s an acceptable length of time to make your decision and play?

Tweeting for Trump?

When the unthinkable happened, and Trump passed the magic 270 mark, Negreanu, Matusow and Polk among many others were quick to share their horror and their glee.

Negreanu’s Knockback, Baazov’s Blip, Backing Bullets and Baccarat Bets

Couple of stories hit the headlines. The first involving ‘KidPoker’ and his failed attempts to spend $50,000, next up the one-time big man of PokerStars, David Baazov.

Phil Hellmuth Boasting Captured on Film by Daniel Negreanu

Daniel Negreanu had a bit of fun at Hellmuth's expense when he caught the Poker Brat seemingly ready to boast, or name drop, or inflate his importance in the world in some fashion.