Dancing into history, Daniel Negreanu and Jack McClelland were called the 48th and 47th people of the WSOP Hall of Fame
Daniel Negreanu and renowned poker tournament director Jack McClelland would be the newest people of this 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 original home of the World group of Poker (WSOP), ahead of in conclusion of the 12 months’s Main Event.
Negreanu and McClelland were picked from an organization 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 with a panel that is 20-person of influential numbers from the poker media, along with living Hall of Famers, including Doyle Brunson, Mike Sexton, Phil Hellmuth, and Barry Greenstein.
Negreanu was a popular option: a perennial fan favorite, the Canadian has had a fantastic 2014, cashing in a phenomenal 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 competition winner of them all, with more than $30 million to his name.
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