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'Kid Poker' Daniel Negreanu leaves PokerStars

Daniel Negreanu

Canadian pro described as legend of the game

PokerStars has announced it is parting ways with perhaps the best-known poker player ever.

Daniel Negreanu - star of the 'Kid Poker' documentary - has been a figurehead of the company for the past 12 years.

He took to social media to make the announcement:

The Canadian pro has amassed around $40million in 'live' poker earnings alone.

The Stars group described him as "a true legend of the game" and "the best ambassador poker has ever seen."

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