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Daniel Negreanu

Daniel Negreanu
Full name
Daniel Negreanu
Jul 26, 1974 (age 49)‎
Place of birth
United States


Daniel Negreanu is a Canadian poker player who has lifetime earnings of more than $42 million in live tournaments. He is the only player to twice win Player of the Year at the World Series of Poker, doing so in 2004 and 2013. Currently an ambassador for GG Poker after 15 years representing PokerStars, Negreanu also has a YouTube channel with 500,000 subscribers.

In addition to poker, Negreanu plays Hearthstone and chess. He participated in the PogChamps 3 chess tournament in February 2021.

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