Canadian poker professional Daniel Negreanu who’s won five World variety of Poker (WSOP) bracelets and more than $18 million in tournament cashes throughout his illustrious poker career is devoid of a year that is great far at WSOP. At least, not according to his own tournament tracking app, which shows him down $226,000 after barreling through 31 events already as of this year’s gathering. The figure is 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 would certainly be impressive for many players.
Can’t Win for Losing
The downswing is really because, despite the five cashes ( that have garnered him $45,088 to date), he’s poured $271,111 into the 31 occasions (with the priciest being the One Drop High Rollers No restriction Hold’em tournament that benefits charity and that paid winner 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 last year’s $1 million, he made down with a ‘paltry’ $1,433,438 for this present year’s fourth place finish. Yes, the rich get richer).
Before you lose any rest over Negreanu’s downward trend, however, think about this: he’s doing pretty much over all in tournaments up to now this present year. Back in April, he took down WSOP Australia for $1,087,160, and also made