Global Poker Index: Daniel Negreanu wins the title of Player Of The Decade
Since last week, the Global Poker Index (GPI) has been establishing a classification of the 9 best players of the decade in live poker tournaments. This website specialized in poker launched the countdown with two players each day, in a decreasing order list. The title of Best player of the decade went to the Canadian Daniel Negreanu, followed by Erik Seidel (2nd), Michael Mizrachi (3rd), Barry Greenstein (4th), John Juanda (5th), Bertrand « ElkY » Grospellier (6th), Shannon Shorr (7th), J.C. Tran (8th) and Phil Ivey (9th). The Canadian won his first WSOP bracelet at the age of 23 years old and linked up afterward numerous victories and paid places in different major tournaments: WSOP, WPT, PPT, EPT, UKIPT, LAPT
From 2004 to 2013, period taken in account by the classification of the « Player Of The Decade », he won 15 titles of the tournaments eligible for the GPI ranking, including 6 WSOP bracelets. As he started on the professional circuit in 1997, Daniel Negreanu pocketed a gain of $19,549,209 throughout his career, among which $17 million within these ten last years. Daniel Negreanu stood out as one of the iconic figures of live poker, and his performances have given him the title of Bluff Magazine: Poker Player of the Year, Card Player Poker Player of the Year and two successive times the WSOP Player of the Year. Daniel Negreanu ends also at the top of the GPI ranking for the year 2013.
Monday, 06 January 2014
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