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 profession is devoid of a year that is great far at WSOP. At minimum, not according to his tournament that is own tracking, 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 most players.
Can’t Win for Losing
The downswing is basically because, inspite of the five cashes ( which may have garnered him $45,088 to date), he’s poured $271,111 into the 31 occasions (with the priciest being the One Drop tall 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, along with a buy-in which was almost 1/10th of last year’s $1 million, he made down by having a ‘paltry’ $1,433,438 for in 2010’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 much over all in tournaments to date this year. Back in April, he took down WSOP Australia for $1,087,160, and also made his Continue reading “Daniel Negreanu Down $226K in World variety of Poker So Far”