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Daniel Negreanu named 'poker player of the decade'

Global Poker Index declares Negreanu 'best poker player of the past decade' on live tournament circuit. Daniel Negreanu, a member of Team PokerStars Pro, has been recognised as the best poker player of the past decade by independent poker ranking service Global Poker Index (GPI). This recognition follows an outstanding performance by Negreanu in 2013, where he won a number of big poker tournaments and received numerous 'Player of the Year' awards. Daniel Negreanu is one of the world's most famous poker players, winning his first World Series of Poker...more

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The Bonus Cut: Daniel Negreanu explains...


Daniel Negreanu recently won the WSOP Player of the Year title in style after winning the WSOPE Main Event for €725,000. That win brought his live poker tournament winnings to an incredible $19,549,210. The guy knows how to play poker and if you want to understand how to think about...more

Daniel Negreanu wins 6th bracelet, WSOP Player of the Year


Hear ye, hear ye, near and far. Let it be declared that it is now official. October 24th is hereby Daniel Negreanu Day across the world. Around eight hours ago, he clinched the WSOP Player of the Year award for the second time. And now? The man known as Kid...more

Daniel Negreanu wins the WSOP Player of the Year race!


Team PokerStars Pro Daniel Negreanu today won the World Series of Poker Player of the Year title becoming the first person to win the accolade twice. Negreanu started the day behind Matt Ashton on the POY leader board but had calculated that a top eight finish would see him clear...more

Will Daniel Negreanu become the WSOP Player of the Year today?


You've heard of the name Daniel Negreanu, right? Of course you have. In fact, you can probably hear him from wherever you are in the world right now. He's that outspoken! The Team PokerStars Pro is recognised as being of the best players in the world, you need only look...more

Greatest Poker Hand: Daniel Negreanu has a secret


Daniel Negreanu is on the button with 9♦T♦. He's facing a big pre-flop raise. He calls. He calls because he's on the button with a fun hand. He calls because he's Kid Poker. Oh, and he calls because he has a secret. He knows what his opponent has, and it...more

A look back at Kid Poker's career


Daniel Negreanu is undoubtedly one of the top professional poker players in the world. As a Team PokerStars Pro and great ambassador to the game, Negreanu has accomplished more than most people can dream during his long poker career. Negreanu burst onto the tournament scene in 1997 with three wins,...more

As the Stars Tweet: Daniel Negreanu's WSOP APAC Win


After five long years, Team PokerStars Pro Daniel Negreanu finally won his fifth World Series of Poker gold bracelet, joining the likes of Stu Ungar, Scotty Nguyen and Berry Johnston on the all-time list. Negreanu's latest win came in the inaugural WSOP Asia Pacific A$10,000 Main Event, where he overcame...more

Daniel Negreanu wins WSOP APAC, $1m and bracelet number five


Daniel Negreanu today won the WSOP APAC Main Event for A$1,038,825 collecting his fifth WSOP bracelet in a dominating final table performance. The Team PokerStars Pro never looked out of his comfort zone and held a significant chip lead from pillar to post. "Number five," said Negreanu when handed the...more

More awards for PokerStars


We're a humble and modest bunch. But, heck, everyone loves to get awards. Even us. So it was with good cheer that we received news of the 2013 BLUFF Reader's Choice Awards, littered as they are with PokerStars back-slaps. What makes this so gratifying is that 10,000 poker fans had...more

PokerStars Strategy: Negreanu, Nanonoko, Veldhuis, Hellmuth and Laak open up

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Have you ever watched one of those big televised hands and wondered what was going through the player's head? We had, so on The Big Game we made sure to ask. It's all well and good watching Phil Laak pull some crazy move or seeing Daniel Negreanu try to chirrup...more

What poker was like before the internet boom


Today's poker world looks much different than the one I entered in the late 90s before online poker existed. Back then I was one of a handful of young players playing the game. In fact, I remember watching an old WSOP video from the late 70s where they referred to...more

Guess the next member of Team PokerStars Online, win cash (Updated!)


The Team PokerStars Online family is about to grow, but--at least for right now--we're not going to tell you who's coming to dinner. It's up to you to guess, and if you do, you could win a little bankroll of your own. Here's how it works. If you can guess...more

Ballin' at the WSOP: Daniel Negreanu's trailer


reported with Elaine Chaivarlis The World Series of Poker can be a grind - seven weeks of poker in the desert can wear on a person's soul - but there are ways to make it a little less taxing. One of the more popular ways is renting a trailer. If...more

WSOP 2012: Negreanu gets final table seat


Daniel Negreanu has four World Series of Poker bracelets. He had four bracelets last year, too. And the year before that. And before that, and so on back to 2008 when he won that fourth bracelet playing a limit hold'em event. He's since come close to the fifth. Tantalizingly close,...more

Limit Hold'em Challenge: rUaBot runs good, takes $75K in 937 hands to defeat Negreanu


Following the successful and exciting SuperStar Showdowns on PokerStars, the first ever PokerStars Limit Hold'em Challenge was contested on Saturday afternoon between one of the poker world's best-known players and a relative unknown... at least for the time being. On one side of the table was a player in little...more

Negreanu to face rUaBot in first PokerStars Limit Hold'em Challenge


Start stacking your bets in easy-to grab piles, because PokerStars has just announced a brand new big show for the weekend: the PokerStars Limit Hold'em Challenge. You read it right. Limit Hold'em. "People still play Limit Hold'em?" you say. Indeed they do, and for big stakes. How big? Daniel Negreanu-Big....more

SuperStar Showdown: A resurgent Negreanu breaks Blom's streak, banks $26,500

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Just call him KidComeback. Last week's SuperStar Showdown was nothing less than a disaster for Daniel Negreanu. A terrible run in all-in pots ended with all $150,000 of his challenge bankroll in Viktor "Isildur1" Blom's pockets after only 1,439 hands. What was supposed to be a two-part, 5,000-hand challenge...more

Confirmed: Negreanu vs Isildur1 re-match is on


It's getting a little late here at PokerStars Blog HQ, but this is news that shouldn't have to wait for morning. We've just received word from Daniel Negreanu that he is 100% up for a SuperStar Showdown re-match with Viktor "Isildur1" Blom this coming Sunday. As you might have seen,...more

SuperStar Showdown: Isildur1 vs KidPoker to be a reality


They've been dropping hints for a while. They've whipped the playful banter into a meringue. They've flirted with the idea for so long, people are starting to sing that "Viktor and Daniel sitting in a tree" song. It's time to--if you will--get it on. In news breaking this very moment,...more

Team Pros invade PokerStars Home Games


Play With the Pros! Oh, it sounds good, doesn't it? It's something quite special to tell your home game buddies, "We're going to fill that empty seat tonight. Some guy named Danny Negreanu is coming over." After all, who wouldn't want a chance to take on one of the best?...more

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