2023 is a bad year for Daniel Negreanu. The Canadian lost just over $2.2 million in the live tournament. However, 2024 is already off to a much better start for him as he just scored his first win of the year.
On January 2, the GGPoker pro started his first event in the PokerGo Tour Last Chance Series, a $10,100 buy-in tournament. Held at the PokerGo Studio in Las Vegas, 91 players took part, winning a prize pool of $218,400 (more than all cash earnings last year).
A few days ago, Negreanu posted a video on his YouTube channel in which he explained how he was doing it in one year. In it, he talks about his plan to turn the tide and have a successful year.
One of the keys to success, Negreanu says he needs to run better, which he certainly did very well in this tournament on the PokerGo Tour because Positive varianceFollow him at the final table, especially in his hand against Justin Bonomo.
This is how PokerGo announced Negreanu’s win on social media.
😲 Oh…gosh! 😲 @RealKidPoker won his first event of the year in stunning fashion, hitting a quad to take the PGT Last Chance Event #1 title.
Negreanu received $218,400 and 218 PGT points for the win!
📺 – Event replay: https://t.co/OZb0sz94sz pic.twitter.com/WdCN7LUSND
— PokerGO (@PokerGO) January 2024 3rd
The tweet included a link to watch Negreanu earn his first win of the year.