Daniel Negreanu is one of the most wanted pokerstars players in the world. He was born in Canada on July 26, 1974. He stops his education in high school to start his career as a poker professional. He starts his “Kid poker” from Las Vegas. In his first trip to Las Vegas, he failed to defeat any poker room. He tried again and again to win a poker tournament. He became famous in just a short period of time. He has an out spoken charismatic personality which took him over the opponent.
Daniel Negreanu’s first reported largest success was taken off in 1997 when he won at World Poker Finals to mega events. He was given the title of the best player of the tournament. He won $133,600 at Foxwoods Casino, Connecticut.
He was the youngest player when he won the series of Poker Bracelets in 1994. He was just 24 years old at that time when he won a cash prize of $2,000. Daniel won $169,460 in Pot Limit Hold’em mega event. This was a record up till 2004.
The highest victory which makes him super star was achieved in poker tournament 2004 to 2005. This was an unbelievable success which makes him a poker figure all around the globe. Daniel Negreanu earns two world Poker titles, two WOSP bracelets and many final table rounds during the year 2004. That year was the luckiest year for him.
Daniel Negreanu becomes the ambassador of poker room of large Wynn casino. In the casino, he defeated a large number of well known players and takes out their money from their pockets. He gave the free hand to choose the game according to his own choice to his opponents but never let them to conquer him. He plays game with his own money and did not allow anyone to take it. He has a magical game which surprised everyone.
Style of game
Daniel Negreanu style of game is different from all other players of his age, but somewhat similar to a well known player Gus Hansen. He plays a safer game but the uniqueness of Daniel is that he can read the opponents face and can attack psychologically. He has the ability to deceive the opponent by his soft smile and get him confused.
Daniel Negreanu himself said that he keenly observes his opponent and check the strengths and weaknesses of his challenger and act accordingly. He checks what hand is in use of the front person and how much talented is he to use that hand. He checks the other even if he is not involved at that particular time. This reading becomes beneficial for him when he comes to hand in hand with the player.
Denial as a Writer
Another capability of Daniel Negreanu which may be new for you is that he is a very good Poker writer. He has written many articles in famous poker magazines. He writes in CardPlayer and Lowball. His section in Lowball is one of the best seller articles. He wrote consultancy articles on Kid Poker.