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Daniel Negreanu: Short Biography and Biggest Achievements

Daniel Negreanu is one of the best poker players in the world. He has a huge number of fans. Daniel is confident, open and friendly person. He can always find the words to describe the situation as vividly at the poker table and an interview with him is always an event.

Daniel’s parents, Annie and Constantine, moved from Romania to Canada in 1967. At 15, Negreanu learned how to play poker. At the age of 21, Daniel lost his father and realized that all his life was depended on him so he left the college and went to conquer Las Vegas.

In 1997 Daniel Negreanu won his first title in the World Poker Finals tournament. His earnings equaled to $55,064. In 1998 he won $169,460 in WSOP $2,000 Pot-Limit Holdem and became the youngest player ever to win the bracelet of WSOP (this record was not beaten until 2005). In 2003 Daniel conquers one more WSOP title ($2,000 Limit SHOE).

The most successful year for Negreanu was 2004. The third WSOP bracelet in $2,000 Limit Holdem and 4 final tables gave him the title of Best Player of WSOP. T wo WPT titles brought him the greatest earnings of $1,117,400 and $1,770,218.

In 2008 Negreanu won another WSOP bracelet playing $2,000 Limit Holdem. In 2009 he didn’t earn titles but got into the paid zones 10 times including four final tables and more than $800,000 for 2nd place at the WSOP in London. 2010 also didn’t bring great victories but stability gave him dividends. 2011 started quite well as Negreanu placed 2nd place in the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure tournament with buy-in of $100,000 earning $1,000,000. After this victory Daniel moved to the first place in the list of the most paid poker players.

Negreanu is sociable and contact person who can be met in PokerStars poker room. Anybody can find him by nickname “KidPoker” and play with him on different limit tables.

Besides poker Negreanu has become one of the coauthors of the Doyle Brunson’s book “Super System 2″which is still considered the best book about poker. In 2007 he released his own book «Holdem Wisdom for All Players». A year later published the “Power Holdem Strategy” where different chapters were written by other players. Negreanu served as chief editor.

Daniel frequently appears in Hollywood films, usually playing himself – “People X”, “Lucky You”, “The Grand”. He likes to participate in various shows and events and t eaches celebrities how to play poker. Also recently Daniel Negreanu assisted the British company ( I-play) while developing a mobile version of a poker game and special study video films.

Daniel Negreanu is known for his ability to read opponents as if he sees everybody’s cards, and constantly finds himself in very interesting distributions.

It is this uncanny knack of identifying the cards is what sets Negreanu apart from other players while other people equate it to reading the minds of his opponents through their eyes that display the fear or anticipation depending upon the stakes and the cards in hand. This is something you won’t find in poker online terpercaya.

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Sally is a professional copywriter with an experience of 15+ years. She wishes to share her keen knowledge of the online gaming world. Besides that, she loves watching sci-fi movies and is a tech enthusiast.