Online Aliases: KidPoker
Daniel Negreanu is arguably one of the greatest poker players of all-time. He was named Player of the Year by CardPlayer Magazine in 2004 and he currently sits in 3rd position for all-time poker winners with career earnings of approximately 8.5 million dollars.
Daniel loves to talk at the table and is very entertaining to watch as you can see in our Poker Videos section. He has an amazing ability of reading his opponents, which few other players posses.
Daniel was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on July 26th, 1974. As a young boy he learned that he had a great gift when it came to betting. He would bet on anything from Pool to Poker often taking money from people twice his age.
At 21, Negreanu made the move to Vegas to play poker full time. Shortly after moving to Vegas his luck changed and he suffered several losses which forced him to return home in Toronto. In 1997 his luck improved as he was named the best all-around player at the World Series of Poker (WSOP). The next year he went on to become the “youngest WSOP champion”, which earned him the nickname “Kid Poker”.
Since 23, Daniel has been consistently winning at the poker tables. He has contributed some of his secrets in Doyle Brunson’s Super System 2, as well as many other articles for different books and magazines.
In 2003 he launched his own poker site, Full Contact Poker. His site was one of the most popular sites on the net due to Daniel’s popularity, but in 2007 the site was bought out by Pokerstars.com. He still has a blog over at Full Contact Poker though where he discusses his day-to-day activities, and is frequently active in the forums section on his site.
Other than cards, Daniel is a big hockey fan. He also likes comedy, writing and playing golf. Negreanu even has his own video game, “Stacked”. Currently Negreanu is living in Vegas with his wife Lori. He can often be found playing in some of the biggest cash games in Vegas’ best casinos. He is also the star on several hit Poker TV Shows such as the PPT, High Stakes Poker.Daniel is definitely one of the most respected and well liked poker players out there. To learn more about Daniel, visit PokerStars.com where he can be seen at the tables under the username kidpoker. We also have tons of Daniel Negreanu Poker Videos in both our Poker Videos Section and in our High Stakes Poker Video section.
Daniel Negreanu With His Mom
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