Daniel Negreanu is a professional poker player. He was born on the 26th of July in the year 1974. He originally hails from Toronto, Ontario. He is of Romanian descent as his parents moved from Romania to the United States before he was born. He had a very difficult childhood as his parents had immigrated to the United States and his father was looking for a job. He has a brother who is 5 years elder to him. His father got a job as an electrician and he found is very hard to make ends meet. Naturally Daniel started looking for ways in which he could make some money. Daniel Negreanu started playing pool at local clubs and took part in betting where he made as well as lost money but at the end of the day he always returned home with a few bucks. He also started playing poker at the same time and he took part in many illegal matches to make some quick money, he also played in various clubs where money was at stake.
Daniel Negreanu became quite popular and started playing big stakes in both pool and poker. At the age of 22 he moved to Las Vegas and dreamt of making it big in poker, he made a lot of money but lost is also and he again had to come back to build his payroll. He slowly built back his payroll and at the same time started to gather experience by playing with good professional poker players. Then he went on to play at the elite professional level and his career clearly took off from there. He went on play in the World Series of Poker which is the biggest event in the game and the most prestigious also. He went on to win and astounding four editions of the WSOP or the World Series of Poker which is a record by itself. He has also won the World Poker Tour two times which is another astounding feat. He has also made many money finishes in other editions of the Series as well and has become one of the most popular poker players of our times. Daniel Negreanu is also a golf enthusiast and regularly plays golf at an amateur level. He is also an eminent philanthropist and donates generously to several causes that aide the society and also organizes several fund raiser programs for the benefit of society.