Poker was in his blood from an early age as Daniel started playing at the young age of fifteen, he was born in Toronto in 1976.
At the age of 23 in 1998 he took the Pot-Limit Texas Hold'em event at the very first WSOP event he attended as a player and at the time was the youngets winner of a bracelet.
Playing poker tournaments has definitely been a rewarding career for Daniel and he has won to date well over six million dollars, and was given the Card Player Magazine Player of the Year title back in 2004.
Not surprisingly he has been given the nickname "Kid Poker" for obvious reasons.
Below are some of his achievements:
2004 World Poker Tour Five-Diamond World Poker Classic - $15,000 Buy-in No Limit Hold'em Event
2004 World Poker Tour Borgata Poker Open - $10,000 Buy-in No Limit Hold'em Event
2004 World Series of Poker - $2,000 Buy-in Limit Hold'em Event
2004 World Series of Poker - $2,000 Buy-in S.H.O.E. Event
1998 World Series of Poker - $2,000 Buy-in Pot Limit Hold'em Event