Daniel Negreanu Down $226K in World group of Poker So Far
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 profession is not having a year that is great far at WSOP. At least, not based on his very own tournament tracking software, which shows him down $226,000 after barreling through 31 events already as of 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 most players.
Can’t Win for Losing
The downswing is basically because, despite the five cashes ( that have garnered him $45,088 up to now), he’s poured $271,111 in to the 31 events (with the priciest being the One Drop High Rollers No Limit 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 which was almost 1/10th of this past year’s $1 million, he made down 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, look at this: he’s doing pretty well over all in tournaments thus far this present year. Back in April, he took down WSOP Australia for $1,087,160, and also made hi Continue reading Daniel Negreanu Down $226K in World group of Poker So Far