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Daniel Negreanu Wins 2013 Card Player Player of the Year Title

Second POY Title for ‘Kid Poker’ After He Pockets More Than $3.1 Million on the Tournament Trail

by Erik Fast |  Published: Feb 05, 2014


Just under a decade ago, Daniel Negreanu put together a legendary year on the tournament circuit, with $4.4 million in live earnings, four titles won and an incredible 11 final tables made. That year he won both the 2004 Card Player Player of the Year title and the World Series of Poker POY title. In 2013, the 39-year-old Canadian pro managed to once again dominate the standings. He won two massive titles and made seven final tables. In the end he garnered 5,140 POY points (842 points ahead of nearest competitor Paul Volpe) and $3,114,058 in live earnings over the year, and in doing so became the fourth player ever to win the Card Player Player of the Year award twice. Negreanu began his incredible run at the first-ever World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific (APAC), where he won the inaugural $10,465 main event for $1,087,160, and finished fourth in a ...

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