POKER EVENTS

Daniel Negreanu Wins $1 Million at 2011 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure

By Robbie Strazynski
January 09, 2011
Daniel Negreanu

Daniel Negreanu

Readers of Daniel Negreanu’s poker blog know that he always sets himself goals for the year. His first goal for 2011 was to win $1 million. Incredibly, just a couple weeks into the New Year, Negreanu can already cross that off his list! While he didn’t win the $100,000 Super High Roller event at the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, second place was good enough to win Negreanu $1 million and catapult him into the all-time lead for money won in poker tournaments (around $14 million), ahead of Full Tilt pro Phil Ivey.

For those keeping score, the event was won by Eugene Katchalov, who took home a cool $1.5 million for outlasting the elite field of 38 poker pros. Just 5 players cashed in the event, including Nick Shulman, who finished 4th, while Humberto “the Shark” Brenes took home $200,000 for his 5th place finish.

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Robbie Strazynski

Robbie founded Cardplayerlifestyle.com in 2009. A veteran poker writer and presenter, Robbie hosts The Orbit, a first-of-its-kind roundtable discussion live broadcast on Twitch.tv/poker featuring poker’s biggest names and personalities, as well as the CardsChat Podcast. In 2019, Robbie translated the autobiography of poker legend Eli Elezra (Pulling the Trigger) from Hebrew into English. Robbie’s “Running […]

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