Now 4 years ago designed the Player of the Year, Daniel Negreanu win the first place in the $2,000 Limit Hold’em game, $204,874.
Daniel Negreanu (‘Kid Poker’) (born July 26, 1974 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian professional poker player with four World Series of Poker bracelets and two World Poker Tour Championship titles.
In 1998, Negreanu was the youngest ever WSOP bracelet winner, in his first championship at age 19.
Negreanu was named “Favorite Poker Player” at Card Player Magazine’s Player of the Year Awards Gala in February 2006.
Negreanu is also featured in the 2006 poker video game Stacked with Daniel Negreanu, providing tips and hints as to how to play effectively.
As of 2008, his total live tournament winnings exceed $10,100,000, third in winnings, behind only Jamie Gold, Joseph Hachem. He is the leading money winner on the WPT circuit. He has the highest tournament earnings of any individual who has not won a WSOP Main Event.