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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Published 9 months ago

Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 36 - PLO with Phil Kessel

Another day and another WSOP event for Daniel to try and run deep in! This time it's the Pot Limit Omaha bounty tournament, and du...

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Published 10 months ago

Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 15 - $50k Players Championship!

The $50,000 buy-in Poker Player 8-Game Championship event is one of the most prestigious events in the World Series of Poker calen...

9 months ago1,223Bellagio1,

Published 9 months 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......

9 months ago1,252BDJB,

Published 9 months ago

Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 37 - Main Event Day 3

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...

9 months ago1,256killjoy1987,

Published 9 months ago

Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 29 - $10k PLO8

Fresh off his final table appearance in the $1,500 PLO8, Daniel Negreanu now takes on the $10,000 Championship version of the same...

1 year ago1,274BDJB,

Published 1 year ago

Daniel Negreanu: What is Good for Poker?

Daniel Negreanu is back with his epic what is good for poker rants and today's episode does not disappoint! He covers:WSOP & I...

1 year ago1,302BDJB,

Published 1 year ago

Full Contact Poker Podcast - With Daniel Negreanu

Full Contact Poker Podcast Episode 18 Eric 'Popcorn' Wasserson joins Daniel Negreanu for a new episode of his Full Contact Po...

1 year ago1,318BDJB,

Published 1 year ago

Daniel Negreanu's FCP Podcast #17 - PCA Wrap Up and Stuff

Daniel Negreanu returns with his Full Contact Poker Podcast!After the Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure comes to a close, the Pokerst...

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Published 9 months ago

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

Expert of all forms of poker Daniel Negreanu has a strange day in the $10,000 buy-in Stud Championship at the 2018 World Series of...

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Published 9 months 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...

Negreanu Leaps to Kessler’s Defence as Deeb Trolls WSOP Markup

The WSOP isn’t even upon us yet, but the bitching has started already

Negreanu and Matusow Enraged by Golden Knights Penalty Loss

It seems that some of the top pros get more angry at sports results than poker ones

Negreanu in ‘Creepy and Mysoginistic’ Tweet Row

Calls for PokerStars to rein in Negreanu

PokerBrat Good, KidPoker Bad According to Vegas Rumours

Daniel Negreanu’s image as one of poker’s nice guys took a further dent this week

DNegs Attacks The Irish Duo Behind Award-Winning Podcast

Daniel Negreanu finally lost the plot in a long-running feud

The Future of PokerStars Pros: What Are They Now Looking for?

Is PokerStars changing tack on their policies?

The Full PokerStars Pro Roster & Who We Think Leaves Next

It’s been a busy news month so far for PokerStars

Top 5 Poker YouTubers of 2018

According to Social Blade, these 5 poker YouTubers reached a wider audience

PokerStars’ Latest Rake Grab Met With Player Anger

You must be doing something wrong if even your own poker news outlet has a pop at you

Is Daniel Negreanu Ready to Step Away From the Top of the Game?

Poker legend has hinted that his main focus in life may not be fixed squarely on poker any longer