However, there was an administrative error, which stripped the title from Negreanu and saw the POY title awarded it to the much loved Robert Campbell.
In an upset which has been gracefully handled by Negreanu, it hasn’t stopped the haters from accusing Negreanu that he knew the numbers were baked all along.
Negreanu has jumped on the podcast circuit to tell his side of the story as well as updating his Full Contact Poker blog.
Here we round up some of the analysis and interviews on the matter.
Negreanu is interviewed by PokerNews’ Sarah Herring as he breaks down his feelings on the matter.
Here is Negreanu on the DAT poker podcast:
This Week on DAT Poker Pod: Seth Polansky, VP of Communications for Caesars/WSOP joins the show to discuss the huge mishap that caused player of the year to be incorrectly awarded to Daniel. The gang discusses all of the drama from the weekend, the accusations thrown at Daniel and what could have been done differently.
Listen to what Jamie Kerstetter & Marle Cordeiro on The Rake podcast from Run It Once has to say.
Bernard Lee interviews Negreanu:
Daniel Negreanu was originally announced as the 2019 WSOP POY, but due to a calculation error, that was changed. He joins Bernard Lee to talk about it.
Negreanu appears on Cracking Aces:
Daniel Negreanu joins the show fresh off of winning- and then not actually winning the 2019 WSOP POY. He gives his thoughts on Shaun Deeb and Doug Polk, changes that need to be made to the WSOP in general, and gives a ton, and we mean a TON, of insight into changes that need to be made in the poker world in general. It’s nearly an hour with Kid Poker, buckle up, leave a 5 star review, and enjoy!
And of course, Joey Ingram is investigating the case: