Pokercast Episode 17 - Daniel Negreanu & Brian Townsend
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - The feature guest this week on Pokercast is the always entertaining Daniel Negreanu. Daniel talked about several topics including his experiences as a sponsored Poker Stars pro, his busy schedule and his play on High Stakes Poker. Brian Townsend was also featured on the program in the Coach's Corner Segment providing some invaluable Pot Limit Omaha strategy. A representative from Arctic Poker also came on the show to talk about the Tusk Gaming situation. Mike and Adam also talk tournament news, forum static and of course give away the password for the March 30th Poker Stars VIP Club freeroll for Pokercast listeners. Discuss this Pokercast on the 2+2 Forums
Intro - Pokercast Theme - Demitone Productions Inc. - © 2007 : David Sklansky Segment - Shinehead - Rewind! - Ubiquity Records © 2002 : 2nd Segment Intro - The Kooks - Always Where I Need To Be : 3rd Segment Intro - Vampire Weekend - M79 : 4th Segment Intro - Klaxons - Magick :
Daniel Negreanu is a professional poker player from Toronto, Canada currently living in Las Vegas, NV. Born July 26, 1974, Daniel began playing poker in the pool halls of Toronto at age 15, where he spent time dreaming of becoming a professional snooker player. Daniel soon left high school to play poker professionally in and around the Toronto area before making the move south to Vegas.
Though he is an accomplished high stakes cash game player, many know Daniel purely from his tournament success. He holds 4 WSOP bracelets, 47 WSOP cashes, and 2 WPT titles. Hendon Mob tallies his total live tournament earnings as exceeding $12 million.
A fixture in televised tournaments and cash games, Negreanu has appeared on High Stakes Poker, Poker After Dark, countless WPT and WSOP broadcasts. All in addition to hosting Pokerstar’s Million Dollar Challenge.
Daniel is a member of “Team Pokerstars Pro” and runs his own poker training website, “PokerVT.” Learn more about Daniel Negreanu
Brian Townsend is a professional poker player and coach from Santa Barbara, CA. He began playing online, starting with 100NL and gradually climbing the ladder to play at the highest stakes offered by sites.
Townsend has appeared on Poker After Dark and High Stakes Poker. He is a short-handed and heads-up cash game specialist but still has managed a handful of tournament cashes with 3 WSOP cashes and 1 WPT cash.
Brian is a co-founder and coach at Cardrunners.com as well as a Full Tilt Poker sponsored pro. Brian posts on 2+2 under the handle “aba20.” Learn more about Brian Townsend