Daniel Negreanu Down $226K in World number of Poker So Far

Daniel Negreanu Down $226K in World number of Poker So Far

Canadian poker pro Daniel Negreanu who’s won five World number of Poker (WSOP) bracelets and more than $18 million in tournament cashes throughout his illustrious poker career is devoid of a great year therefore far at WSOP. At least, not in accordance with his own tournament tracking software, which shows him down $226,000 after barreling through 31 events already at this 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 will certainly be impressive for many players.

Can’t Profit for Losing

The downswing is because, inspite of the five cashes ( which have garnered him $45,088 thus far), he’s poured $271,111 into the 31 activities (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. This past year’s $18 million + winner, Antonio Esfandiari, only took fourth this year, along 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 year’s fourth place finish. Yes, the rich get richer).

Before you lose any sleep over Negreanu’s downward trend, however, think about this: he’s doing pretty well over all in tournaments so far in 2010. Back in April, he took down WSOP Australia for $1,087,160, and also made his way to two (more…)

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