At the age of just 23, Daniel Negreanu became the youngest
person ever to win a gold bracelet, taking $169,460 in the $2,000
Pot Limit Texas Hold'em tournament. Negreanu finished 2nd in the
World Series in 2002 before he went on to take his second bracelet
in 2003, winning the SHOE event and bagging himself $100,440. His
consistent performance means he has one of the best WSOP records of
any player and has won more money than anyone else on the World
Negreanu works tirelessly to promote poker globally, and due to
his level of expertise and strong opinions is often consulted by
administrators. He also appears as a commentator and summarizer in
the poker media; mentors other poker players; and has released the
poker strategy book Power Hold'em Strategy, as well as
having written over 100 articles for CardPlayer Magazine.
Negreanu is a member of team PokerStars and he plays online poker
exclusively at PokerStars.com under the name 'KidPoker'. When not
playing or otherwise giving his time to poker, he likes to play
pool, improve his golf game, and play video games.
Interesting fact: Daniel Negreanu has appeared as himself in
the film 'Lucky You'; as a poker player in 'The Grand'; and made a
cameo appearance playing poker against the character Gambit in
'X-Men Origins: Wolverine'.