Team PokerStars Pro Daniel Negreanu
Daniel Negreanu is widely considered the face and voice of poker today. He grew up in Toronto around a number of pool halls. He eventually found his calling of poker and moved to Las Vegas. He won his first of four WSOP bracelets in 1998 at the age of 23. KidPoker has made a staggering nine WPT final tables taking down two of them. He currently sits 2nd on the all time tournament money list behind Phil Ivey.
|Residence:||Las Vegas, Nevada, USA|
|Preferred Game:||Mixed Games|
|Career Tournament Earnings:||$14,650,558|
|Career WSOP Bracelets:||4|
|Biggest Tournament Cash:||$1,770,218 – 1st Place 2004 WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic|
|Interesting Fact:||Negreanu is an avid fantasy hockey player.|
Negreanu is also a noted author of many poker books and is an instructor at the online training site PokerVT. Away from the felt Negreanu can be found playing high stakes golf matches with a number of poker professionals living in the Las Vegas area. He is such an avid golfer that he has a personal golf coach who often travels with him on the road.
Playing Style: KidPoker is most noted for his ‘small ball’ style of tournament play. He looks to steal the small pots and stays out of big confrontations without the nuts early in tournaments.
KidPoker in 20 words or less: He is one of the top tournament players in the world and a great ambassador of the game.