Name: Daniel Negreanu AKA "Kid Poker"
Location: Las Vegas United States
Total Winnings: $12,560,874
First Place Finishes: 33
WSOP Bracelets: 4
ProRank 1 Position: 909
Started Playing Poker: At the age of 15
Favorite Poker Game: NL Omaha 8
Hobbies: GolfMovies, ping pong
Favorite Movie: Good Will Hunting
Favorite Music: Indigo Girls
Favorite Place: Las Vegas
Favorite Celebrity: Michael Jordan
One of the world famous poker players Daniel Negreanu began playing poker at the age of 21 years. He has 31 years ,won over $ 8 million and his nickname is "Kid Poker”.Daniel was born in Toronto in a Romanian family who settled in Canada in 1967.From that time he was advised by his parents to follow their dreams in life and that he did ... he left school when he almost gratuated and started playing poker.He began to gain substantial amounts from poker at 23 years and his earnings from poker tournaments poker exceed 8.400.000$. Now lives in Las Vegaswith his wife Lori Lin Weber.
Regarding its portfolio, we must say that it is more than impressive:hee won two tournaments at World Poker Tour and two bracelets World Series of Poker and was at other 11 qualified.In 1997 he won the two finals World Poker to Foxwoods and in 1998 became the youngest winner of a World Series Of Poker bracelet from history ,record he held until 2004.
The same year he was co-opted by Wynn Las Vegas but he gave up working with them because hw was not allowed to play high stakes. Throughout the years hhe has appeared in numerous poker shows like Late Night Poker, High Stakes Poker and Ultimate Poker Challenge.He has a book entitled "Daniel Negreanu'S Power Hold'em Strategy " which includes all the aspects of game analysis Texas Hold'em.Respectful, witty, popular, a friendly nature of everyday life, Daniel Negreanu is very aggressive at the table. He plays hard and everyone knows his aggressive style of play. When play is more concerned with players' reactions than the cards that they hold.
Anyone who saw him play with style is very happy and Daniel Negreanu appears to have a great time every time he plays.One of the basic characters of the poker world Daniel Negreanu is trying to change the way poker is perceived by society.