Daniel Negreanu Down $226K in World variety of Poker So Far
Canadian poker pro Daniel Negreanu who’s won five World group of Poker (WSOP) bracelets and more than $18 million in tournament cashes throughout his illustrious poker job is lacking a great 12 months therefore far at WSOP. At least, not according to his tournament that is own tracking, which shows him down $226,000 after barreling through 31 events already only at that year’s gathering. The figure was at ‘just’ $176K, until he busted the $50,000 buy-in Poker Players Championship in 102nd place this week. And that’s despite five cashes, which may certainly be impressive for most players.
Can’t Win for Losing
The downswing is basically because, regardless of the five cashes ( which have garnered him $45,088 to date), he’s poured $271,111 into the 31 events (with the priciest being the One Drop High Rollers No Limit Hold’em tournament that benefits charity and that paid champion Tony Gregg a healthy $4,830,619 for first. Last year’s $18 million + winner, Antonio Esfandiari, only took fourth this year, and with a buy-in that was almost 1/10th of this past year’s $1 million, he made off with a ‘paltry’ $1,433,438 for this present year’s fourth place finish. Yes, the rich get richer).
Before you lose any sleep over Negreanu’s downward trend, however, look at this: he’s doing pretty much over all in tournaments to date this present year. Back in April, he took straight down WSOP Australia for $1,087,160, and also m