Poker Star Daniel Negreanu: Vegas Golden Knights Have 'Opportunity To Be A Dynasty' –

The NHL’s Vegas Golden Knights have had a record-breaking inaugural season. They set the new high in games won for an expansion team, blowing away the previous mark of 33 to end up with 51 victories, winning their division and earning them a berth in the playoffs. The Golden Knights’ kickoff their first-ever postseason run against the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday, April 11. Poker’s all-time money leader Daniel Negreanu is one of the Knight’s most prominent supporters and will definitely be in attendance, cheering on the first ever Las Vegas-based major sports team as they make their maiden run at the Stanley Cup.

Card Player recently caught up with the six-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner and two-time Player of the Year award winner to discuss his involvement with helping bringing the team to Southern Nevada, his thoughts on the future of the team and whether or not he might have to skip some big huge poker tournaments in order to catch some key games during the team’s first postseason run.

Card Player: So first off, can you tell me a little more about how you got involved with the team as one of the “Founding 75” who were responsible for drumming up grassroots support for the Golden Knights before the expansion was even made official?

Daniel Negreanu: So I heard rumblings and rumors through social media starting a few years ago and then did an interview with ESPN and they reached out to me for my thoughts on whether or not it would work in Vegas and Bill Foley, the owner, he saw the interview and reached out to me via email and asked if I would help him to ticket drive and to be a part of what was then called the “Founding Fifty.“ We

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