Negreanu Withdraws Due To "Commitment To Friends"

Published on 2013-01-23 23:06:00

Daniel Negreanu - Heads-up Poker Championship logoThe draw party for the 2013 National Heads-Up Poker Championship will be taking place at Cleopatra's Barge inside of Caesars Palace later tonight.

64 of the best poker players in the world, including the likes of Phil Ivey, Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Viktor "Isildur1" Blom will be taking place in this year's event.

One big name that won't be participating? Daniel Negreanu.

Negreanu received an invitation to the event and was planning on playing, but withdrew earlier today. Here is what he posted on Twitter:

"I am withdrawing from the NBC Heads Up event this weekend. I love and support this event and will explain why in a video later today."

Here is the Youtube video where Negreanu explains his reasons for dropping out of the event:


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