Pokercast Episode 307 - Daniel Negreanu, Pratyush Buddiga & LA Poker Classic
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - March 4th, 2014 - The feature guest this week is poker superstar Daniel Negreanu. Among a multitude of topics, Daniel discusses his return to the 2+2 forums, his personal vision for the poker world, his incredible 2013 at the tables and the upcoming WSOP. He also addresses high roller events, re-entries and the debate over a tournament shot clock. Pratyush Buddiga also joins the guys to chat about living with Mike 'Timex' McDonald, playing beyond his bankroll and his experience of winning the 2002 Scripps National Spelling Bee as a 13 y.o.. The guys also chat about poker player Garrett Adelstein's appearance on reality show Survivor, Shane 'Shaniac' Schlegers admission of crack use and the Green Friday FTP payment celebrations. In live tournament action the guys cover the LA Poker Classic main event. SteveD of Pokerstars chats about mission week, new Team Online members and give further details on ring game buy-in obligations. The password to the March 9th Pokerstars Invitational is revealed.
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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