Pro Daniel Negreanu and tournament director Jack McClelland were inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame on Sunday, joining poker’s elite in a ceremony at Binion’s Gambling Hall in downtown Las Vegas.
Negreanu is one of the most famous and successful poker players of all time. He has $30 million in live tournament earnings and owns six WSOP gold bracelets and two World Poker Tour titles. McClelland, 63, has been involved in the world of poker for five decades and is best known for directing the World Series of Poker in the 1980s and for his time at the Bellagio from 2002 to 2013.
Phil Hellmuth, the 13-time World Series of Poker champion, introduced McClelland, while Negreanu’s agent, Brian Balsbaugh, introduced the PokerStars pro known as Kid Poker.
Here are a few clips and coverage of the ceremony from the WSOP and PokerNews.com: