Daniel Negreanu and the WSOP: A History

If there is one tournament that fans of poker look forward to every year it is the World Series of Poker or WSOP. This is held annually in the vibrant and exciting city of Las Vegas, Nevada. It has been running since 1970 and it continues to welcome some of the best poker players in the world to play, with over 101 events you can enjoy. The World Series of Poker is set to triumphantly return on 30th September in Sin City with in-person games. 

One player that a lot of people are watching is Daniel Negreanu. With success over the years, he is one to keep an eye on for the next World Series of Poker. Let’s take a closer look at his history when it comes to this table game.

Who is Daniel Negreanu?

First of all, if you are not familiar with Daniel Negreanu, it is about time you remember this name. He is a Canadian professional poker player that has Romanian parents who fled to Toronto in the late 1960s. He had an interest in poker from an early age and he did not complete high school, wanting to pursue a career in the card game.

Over the years, Daniel Negreanu has had a lot of success when it comes to poker In fact, he had many milestone achievements by the age of 24, which meant that people started to call him Kid Poker. It is estimated that he has earned around $19.5 million from playing in different tournaments and competitions around the world. In November 2019, Daniel Negreanu signed with GGPoker – he seems to be doing OK there too.

What is Daniel Negreanu’s Record at the WSOP?

The schedule for the World Series of Poker 2021 is out and there is a player that cannot wait to get started. Of course, we are talking about Daniel Negreanu. He has made it clear that he is ‘stoked’ for this tournament and wants to have a real go at the tournament. Indeed, he has a great record and has already had a lot of success at WSOP. He has won six bracelets, winning his last in 2013. But he has also come second and third on many occasions. This includes in the years 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018 and 2019. This means that he is hunting out bracelet number seven in 2021. Do you think that he can win it? 

Something else that Daniel Negreanu is known for doing is living in an RV when he is playing at the WSOP. This is how he likes to concentrate and he is going to be living in his RV at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino for 2021. Since the competition is going to be later on in the year, the temperatures in the desert of Nevada are going to be cooler. This will make it much more pleasant for Daniel Negreanu than the summer heat.

A lot of people are interested to know what events Daniel Negreanu is going to be playing in at the WSOP in 2021. Indeed, there are a lot of exciting events out there. It is likely that he will join in some high buy-in games. One that he is excited about is the Flip & Go, which is a new bracelet event. Daniel Negreanu once remarked that he thought Flip & Go was very easy. So, he will be eager to try out this new event and he will fancy his chances of winning it. If he is right, he might get the seventh bracelet he has been trying to get for years.