Daniel Negreanu ( born July 26, 1974) is a Canadian professional poker player. He has won four World Series of Poker bracelets and two World Poker Tour Championship titles. He is currently ranked second in the all-time career earnings list and is the star of poker game show Million Dollar Challenge. He plays a big part in the Pokerstars.net Big Game. Negreanu was born in Toronto, Ontario. In 1967, his parents, Annie and Constantin, emigrated from Communist Romania, hoping to start a new life in the United States. Instead, they ended up settling in Toronto, where Constantin worked as an electrician and sold confectionery. Daniel was born five years after his brother, and even at an early age was extremely ambitious. From the age of four, I thought I'd be rich. I told my mom I'd build a house out of Popsicle sticks, and move to Cafornia ,Daniel recalls in a 2009 interview. Daniel Negreanu attended Pineway public middle school in North York, where the principal complained to his mother about Daniel's poor manners or behavior and threatened to expel him for ignoring the school rules. While nursing dreams of a career as a professional snooker player,
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