GPI Names Daniel Negreanu as Poker Player of the Decade
The Canadian poker player Daniel Negreanu has officially been named the best poker player of the decade by the Global Poker Index, one of the world’s leading poker ranking websites.Negreanu has had a long and successful career beginning when he won his first WSOP gold bracelet at the age of 23 making him at the time the youngest ever player to do so. Since then he has gone on to succeed at multiple international poker tournaments and last year was no exception.
At the 2013 WSOP Negreanu won two gold bracelets including the inaugural WSOP Asia-Pacific Main Event. He has also been named poker player of the year by three separate organizations and increased his career total poker winnings to over $19 million.
After the announcement from the Global Poker Index Negreanu released a statement which read, “I’ve never wanted to rest on my name alone and winning has always been important to me. The game has changed a lot over the past 10 years, but the key ingredient for success hasn’t: confidence. I enter the next decade more confident than ever before.”