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Toronto Media Party With Daniel Negreanu – Daniel Negreanu's Protege

December 5th, 2005 · No Comments

I don't normally post poker related stuff here but I was one of the lucky 250 people invited to hear what Daniel (Kid Poker) Negreanu is going to announce tomorrow night at the Hard Rock Cafe Club 279.

There is all kind of speculation about what he is going to announce. My guess, is that he is forming a new online poker site or something that will bring the WPT or WSOP to Toronto/Canada.

I've met Daniel a number of times this year and have played in a tourney against him (he busted before I had a chance to take his chips!!!). He is certainly a class act and a real down to earth guy.

I'll update this post with details after the party.

Update: Well, the announcement was the launch (or re-launch) of his new website and poker room Full Contact Poker. But more importantly it was the annoucement of Daniel Negreanu's Protege.

Here is what Negreanu sent out by email: “The first big FCP online-poker promotion is called Daniel Negreanu's Protege. When the final winner of this promotion is declared in about four months, I want to teach my protege everything I know about poker and then bankroll him/her in tournaments. I sincerely believe that I can help someone become a great poker player. How do you become Daniel Negreanu's Protege? Ultimately by winning a live 10-player final table tournament…and to earn one of these final table seats, there are ten unique qualifying paths (most of which are played at the new”

The great Toronto Maple Leaf players Wendel Clark and Doug Gilmour were in attendance. Gilmour pulled a fast one on Daniel when he hugged him and stole his chips behind his back!

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