Dancing into history, Daniel Negreanu and Jack McClelland were known as the 47th and 48th people of the WSOP Hall of Fame
Daniel Negreanu and famous poker tournament director Jack McClelland are the newest users of the Poker Hall of Fame.
The pair have actually become the 47th and 48th poker people to get the prestigious nomination, and can be inducted at a ceremony on November 9th at Binion’s Horseshoe, the first home of the World group of Poker (WSOP), just before the final outcome of the year’s Main Event.
Negreanu and McClelland were chosen from a group of 10 nominees, which this year included popular players like Jennifer Harman, Mike Matusow, Ted Forrest and Huck Seed. Nominees had been chosen by general public vote, with the winners then selected with a panel that is 20-person of influential numbers from the poker media, in addition to living Hall of Famers, including Doyle Brunson, Mike Sexton, Phil Hellmuth, and Barry Greenstein.
Negreanu had been a popular choice: a perennial fan favorite, the Canadian has had a fantastic 2014, cashing in an amazing 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 them all, with an increase of than $30 million to his name.
With his indefatigable and garrulous humor that is good few people have inked more to popularize the game of po