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Daniel Negreanu Down $226K in World number of Poker So Far
Canadian poker pro Daniel Negreanu who's won five World group of Poker (WSOP) bracelets and more than $18 million in tournament cashes throughout his illustrious poker job is not having a great 12 months therefore far at WSOP. At least, not according to their tournament that is own tracking, which shows him down $226,000 after barreling through 31 events already at 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 will certainly be impressive for many players.
Can't Profit for Losing
The downswing is basically because, despite the five cashes ( which may have garnered him $45,088 up to now), he's poured $271,111 in to 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, sufficient reason for a buy-in that was almost 1/10th of last year's $1 million, he made down with a 'paltry' $1,433,438 for in 2010's fourth place finish. Yes, the rich get richer).
Before you lose any rest over Negreanu's downward trend, however, think about this: he's doing pretty well over all in tournaments to date this present year. Back in April, he took down WSOP Australia for $1,087,160, and also