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Daniel Negreanu Betting Up To $1 Million On Winning A World Series of Poker Bracelet In 2020

The Six-Time Bracelet Winner Is Looking To Book Up To Seven Figures In Action On Increasing His WSOP Title Count This Year


Daniel Negreanu is one of tournament poker’s most successful and well-known competitors. The Canadian-born star has cashed for more than $40.9 million in live poker tournaments throughout his career, enough to place him third on poker’s all-time money list. The Poker Hall of Famer has won six World Series of Poker bracelets throughout his career and is willing to bet up to $1 million on the prospect of winning his seventh WSOP bracelet this year.

Negreanu also added another possible wager related to bracelets, offering even money for the second option instead of being laid 2.5:1 odds.

The two-time WSOP Player of the Year award winner clarified in another tweet that there is a $100,000 cap per individual player, and went on to say that both Ali Imsirovic and Connor Drinan had sold out.

Negreanu told Card Player that he’s received interest in bets that would only factor in certain online bracelet events, but that, “…as for the entire year bet it’s just those two [Drinan and Imsirovic]. Both are top-notch players so either could win one for sure.”

When asked where $1 million in action would rank compared with his previous years of bracelet betting, Negreanu said, “Well, that offer up to a million is far from being accepted, so the current number isn’t very big at all on that bet.”

While the 2020 WSOP in Las Vegas has been officially postponed, there will be at least 85 bracelets awarded this year due to the recently announced WSOP Online series. The live and in-person WSOP may still be rescheduled for the fall, and the WSOP Europe could also take place in 2020. Negreanu responded to a question on Twitter about any live event that might run later this year and whether those bracelet events would count towards his bets, saying that, “Any WSOP bracelet won in 2020 [would count].”

Negreanu has cashed for more than $18 million in WSOP bracelet events alone, including finishing runner-up in the 2014 Big One For One Drop $1 million buy-in event for nearly $8.3 million. His most recent bracelet win came at the 2013 WSOP Europe, when he took down a €25,600 buy-in high roller event for €725,000. He won two bracelets in 2013, with his other victory coming in the main event of the WSOP Asia Pacific series.

Negreanu won his very first bracelet in 1998 in the $2,000 pot-limit hold’em event. He then won three more between 2003 and 2008. Five years was the longest drought that ‘KidPoker’ had experienced before his current streak of six years and counting without a bracelet win.

The first bracelet event of 2020 gets underway on July 1. Stay tuned to Card Player to keep track of how Negreanu fares in his quest for his seventh bracelet and beyond.



over 2 years ago

85 events in very limited fields (legal for very few in the US)...
Of course he'll win at least one. Any decent player could if they had unlimited resources and time.