Daniel Negreanu, Jack McClelland Make Poker Hall of Fame

Daniel Negreanu, Jack McClelland Make Poker Hall of Fame

Dancing into history, Daniel Negreanu and Jack McClelland were named the 48th and 47th members of the WSOP Hall of Fame

Daniel Negreanu and renowned poker competition director Jack McClelland would be the newest members of the Poker Hall of Fame.

The pair have actually become the 47th and 48th poker people to receive the prestigious nomination, and can be inducted at a ceremony on November 9th at Binion’s Horseshoe, the initial home of the World variety of Poker (WSOP), ahead of the conclusion of the 12 months’s Main Event.

Negreanu and McClelland were selected from friends of 10 nominees, which this season included players that are popular Jennifer Harman, Mike Matusow, Ted Forrest and Huck Seed. Nominees had been chosen by general public vote, because of the winners then selected by a 20-person panel comprised of influential numbers from the poker media, in addition to residing Hall of Famers, including Doyle Brunson, Mike Sexton, Phil Hellmuth, and Barry Greenstein.

Fan Favorite

Negreanu had been a popular choice: a perennial fan favorite, the Canadian has had a fantastic 2014, cashing in an incredible nine events during the WSOP, including that second-place in the Big One for starters Drop, which netted him $8 million. That result made him the biggest live tournament champion of all time, with increased than $30 million to his title.

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