Canadian Poker Pros Archive

Representing Willowbrook, Saskatchewan, Canadian online poker pro Travis Nesbitt is taking a free ride to the Bahamas with a $25k Platinum Pass to PokerStars PSPC 2019. It is a good day to be Travis Nesbitt. The 28 year old spent the last decade building up to this moment. He’s been playing online poker all...
Etymology of Daniel Negreanu’s Power Hold’em Strategy book in today’s poker world. There are few poker players in the world more famous than Daniel ‘Kid Poker‘ Negreanu. He’s a gregarious player with an extraordinary ability to read opponents. He’s famous for calling out a player’s hand strength, if not exact hole cards, based merely...
Practical review of Daniel Negreanu’s first poker book, Hold’em Wisdom for All Players. Mathematicians and professional gamblers alike are famous for scripting strategy guides. Stanford Wong‘s Professional Blackjack, Edward Thorp‘s Beat the Dealer, Doyle Brunson‘s Super System; all are prolific documents authored by phenomenal players of their respective games. There’s no argument that Daniel...
Connor “blanconegro” Drinan dominating live and online poker from Canada. Connor Drinan isn’t really a household name in the live poker world, and yet he has amassed more than US $11 million in tournament cashes. His online poker moniker, “blanconegro”, has been known to strike fear in the hearts of those who know it,...
Daniel Negreanu does it again, laying down top straight on a gut feeling his opponent outdrew him. There’s something about Daniel Negreanu. Something eerily akin to telepathy. I don’t think they guy is psychic, or he’d have more WSOP bracelets–at the least, an ever-elusive WOSP Championship title—adorning his trophy case. But if he’s not...
A close-up look at small-ball poker, the modern-day bet sizing strategy of Daniel Negreanu. It wasn’t too long ago that tournaments thrived on big bets from big players. You were either a weak limper, or an aggressive pot-multiplying raiser. The unleashing of so much aggression is what reduced the fields so quickly. The aggressors...
Surviving a poker tournament in the final stages, as advised by Daniel “Kid Poker” Negreanu. Making the transition from skilled player to effective professional is far easier said than done. It’s not just about learning the ways of modern day masters, but executing them with refined precision. Who better to learn such intricate skills...
Daniel Negreanu’s modern-day advice for making the bubble in a live multi-table tournament. Yesterday, we began a discussion on the expert tournament strategy of Canada’s most successful MTT professional, Daniel “Kid Poker” Negreanu. The first edition covers his words of wisdom for the earliest stages of a multi-table tournament (MTT). If you missed it,...
Canada’s poker mastermind, Daniel Negreanu, gives his perspective on early stage live poker tournament strategy. Being Canadian, and having a true love for the game of poker, there’s no one’s opinion I respect more than that of Daniel “Kid Poker” Negreanu. (Except my mother’s, of course!) For many years, up until July 2018, Negreanu...
PartyPoker Shatters Record with Largest Online Poker Tournament, Paying Near $2 Million Over its $20M GTD. Records are set, broken, and broken again all the time. It used to be a common occurrence in the online poker industry. Nowadays, it takes something truly exceptional to attract the attention of Guinness Record officials. PartyPoker did...