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 3 years ago

PLO Hand Breakdown With Negreanu: Ivey vs Dwan

Daniel Negreanu analyzes a hand played between Phil Ivey and Tom Dwan in the Poker After Dark $100k PLO cash game! 

2 years ago2,464BDJB,

Published 2 years ago

Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 26 - Honouring Maria Ho

Daniel Negreanu has the honour of speaking for close friend Maria Ho at her induction to the inaugral Women in Poker Hall of ...

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Published 2 years ago

Daniel Negreanu 2018 WSOP VLOG: Day 33 - Main Event Preparation!

Gym time, media work and puppies are the plan for Daniel Negreanu as he gets ready to play the big one - the 2018 World Series of ...

5 years ago2,491BestPokerVids,

Published 5 years ago

Daniel Negranu Playing $10 Sit and Go (Part 2)

Daniel 'KidPoker' Negreanu playing a $10 heads-up sit & go

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Published 2 years 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...

3 years ago2,516Bellagio1,

Published 3 years ago

Checking & Betting Advice With Daniel Negreanu

Part of Negreanu's throwback Thursday strategy video he analyzes a hand reviewed by him once upon a time over on PokerVT, which lo...

2 years ago2,530BDJB,

Published 2 years ago

Daniel Negreanu Poker Masters VLOG Day 5

The $100k event is finally here as the Poker Masters Purple Jacket week is drawing to an end! With the jacket and bragging right's...

5 years ago2,566BestPokerVids,

Published 5 years ago

Farha and Negreanu Gambling on the River

Daniel Negreanu gambling it up in a hand with Sammy Farha

5 years ago2,567BestPokerVids,

Published 5 years ago

Daniel Negreanu Thanking all the Fans

Daniel 'Kid Poker' Negreanu briefly thanking all of his fans after busting in 11th place from the WSOP 2015 Main Event

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Published 3 years ago

Daniel Negreanu - What is a Good Bankroll?

Daniel Negreanu continues his poker tip series, this time talking about what is a Good Bankroll?

Live Poker Events, 6 years ago

Mike Matusow and the (Un)Just WSOP Ruling?

You don’t get to be called ‘The Mouth’ for nothing. Either you are the very silent type given this name by your friends with slight inclination for irony or you are just the guy who won’t

Doyle Brunson Plans to Play in WSOP 2017

It seems that poker legend Doyle ‘Texas Dolly’ Brunson may well be outing in an appearance at this summer’s Vegas shindig.

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.

Tempers Flare. Negreanu to Face Trump in Poker/MMA Contest

Daniel Negreanu and Donald Trump will face off in two competitions after months of angry messages and threats

Daniel Negreanu Rails Against $10 Million First Place Prize in WSOP Main Event

Big:T;he main marketing point of this year’s World Series of Poker Main Event was the $10 million prize guaranteed for the winner. Right after the announcement of the huge cash prize was made,

Kevin Hart Beats Usain Bolt in the First #GameOn Heads-Up Match

Kevin Hart beat Usain Bolt in the first of the two freezeout sessions they’re playing in their #gameon challenge - Bolt still has a chance to equalize.

Daniel Negreanu’s Resignation Threats Revealed in 2+2 Feud

A chatlog featuring Daniel Negreanu reveals that PokerStars’ top ambassador told players that his resignation was on the table if his paymasters didn’t fulfil their promise.

Live Poker Events, 6 years ago

Daniel Negreanu Cashes 9 Times at 2014 WSOP

While most will point to Daniel Negreanu's second place showing in the $1 million Big One for One Drop for a payday of more than $8 million as a successful summer at the WSOP, the Canadian pro's

Daniel Negreanu Talks GSN’s YouTube Crackdown

Game Show Network have recently been at the center of an intellectual property debate, going after a number of vloggers who have used hands from their poker shows.

Daniel Negreanu and Kevin Hart: Monte Carlo Super High Roller

Negreanu’s vlog is as good a way as any to get an insight into the jet-setting lifestyle mixed with the trials and tribulations of high-roller poker as any.