Nickname: "Kid Poker"
Date of birth: July 26, 1974
Tournament winnings throughout the career: over $39 656 000
Best result: $8 288 001 (2nd place in The Big One for One Drop with $1 000 000 buy-in at the WSOP 2014)
Main achievements: 6 WSOP bracelets (including 1 WSOP Europe and 1 WSOP APAC), he twice took 11th place at the WSOP ME (in 2001 and 2014), a member of the Poker Hall of Fame
Daniel Negreanu is one of the most famous professional poker players of our time. He has repeatedly been recognized as Poker Ambassador and, of course, Daniel is the brightest representative of the game. Almost every poker lover knows Negreanu’s name.
Daniel was born and raised in Canada. Despite he has Romanian roots and most of the time he spends in the USA - he is a true Canadian and plays poker under the flag of this country.
Negreanu has a lot of titles and victories in the prestigious poker competitions. He regularly participates in different shows, acts as a commentator and presenter of many significant events.
In tournament poker Negreanu almost 4 years had been considered as number one in terms of the earned money amount for the whole time with a total winning of over $39 000 000, until Justin Bonomo got ahead of him in this rating in 2018. In addition, Daniel from time to time plays cash and participates in charity events.
In 2007, Negreanu became a Team Pro representative of PokerStars - one of the most famous poker rooms, and he is still its member. Daniel Negreanu’s nickname on PokerStars is "Kid Poker".
In 2014, Daniel Negreanu deservedly joined the famous Poker Hall of Fame. He could swell the Poker Hall of Fame ranks earlier, but he turned 40 years old (a required age for the candidate to join the Poker Hall of Fame) only in 2014.
Negreanu continues to achieve great results in poker. He just strengthens his status in poker by being one of the most successful players in the world.
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