Daniel Negreanu Down $226K in World Series of Poker So Far
Canadian poker pro Daniel Negreanu who's won five World variety of Poker (WSOP) bracelets and more than $18 million in tournament cashes throughout his illustrious poker job is lacking a year that is great far at WSOP. At minimum, not according to his very own tournament tracking application, which shows him down $226,000 after barreling through 31 events already only at that 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 because, despite 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. 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 by having a 'paltry' $1,433,438 for this year's fourth place finish. Yes, the rich get richer).
Before you lose any rest over Negreanu's downward trend, however, look at this: he's doing pretty well over all in tournaments so far this year. Back in April, he took straight down WSOP Australia for $1,087,160, and also made his method to two