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Canadian poker star gets U.S. citizenship just so he can vote against Trump in 2016 election

Canadian professional poker player, Daniel Negreanu, said that he took the oath in becoming a U.S. citizen just so he can vote against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in November’s general election.

Image: Daniel Negreanu (PokerStrategy.com)

Canadian professional poker player, Daniel Negreanu, said that he took the oath in becoming a U.S. citizen just so he can vote against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in November’s general election.

Negreanu, whose nickname is “Kid Poker” and a Toronto native, posted the affirmation on Instagram, stating that he is now a U.S. Citizen and “will be voting in November to keep Trump out of the Oval Office.”

Took the oath today. Officially a US Citizen and will be voting in November to keep Trump out of the Oval Office

A photo posted by Daniel Negreanu (@dnegspoker) on

He also took to Twitter and railed against the real estate mogul for instigating violence and preaching bigotry against non-whites and the media.

According to Global News, Negreanu is the biggest live (meaning not online) poker winner ever, having claimed over $30 million in winnings and six World Series of Poker bracelets and two World Series of Poker main events.

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