Daniel Negreanu is a Romanian-Canadien poker player with nearly $20,000,000 in career earnings. Since he was a kid , he knew he was going to be rich. By the age of 16 , he was playing poker in gambling halls, hustling, and playing pool. He moved to Vegas at 22 but lost his bankroll and headed back home to start over again.He’s built it back up with gusto!
He lives in Vegas year round and has done wonders for the world of poker. He’s been on several Poker Player of the Year Lists including the 2013 WSOP Player of the Year as well WP’T Poker Player of the Year.
He maintains a blog at Full Contact Poker where he gives insights and tips on the game.He is a self-admitted action junkie who always seeks new challenges and sets high goals for himself at the poker table which appear fulfilled. He is very outspoken about his poker results and regularly posts updates in the forums at the Full Contact Poker website. Some of Negreanu’s success is due to his ability to assess opponents. When asked about this, Negreanu explained that the most important skill he employs is observation – observing what hands his opponents play and how capable they are of playing them.
Some of his career highlights include:
1998 $2,000 Pot Limit Holdem $169,460
2003 $2,000 S.H.O.E. $100,4402004 $2,000 Limit Hold’em $169,100
2008 $2,000 Limit Hold’em $204,874
2013A A$10,000 No Limit Holdem Main Event Asia $1,038,825
2013E €25,600 High Roller No Limit Holdem €725,000
2004 $10,000 Borgata Poker Open $1,117,400
2004 $15,000 Five Diamond World Poker Classic $1,795,218
He also appeared in Katy Perry’s music video for “Waking Up in Vegas” as a poker player.
Some of his poker tips include:
Don’t tell bad beat stories.
Don’t go on tilt
Don’t let your opponents see you sweat