Joseph Hachem is a Lebanese Australian professional poker player known for being the first Australian to win the World Series of Poker main event which earned him $7.5 million, then a record for all-time biggest tournament prize. The next year, Hachem won his first World Poker Tour title at the Bellagio Casino's Five Diamonds Poker Classic, earning him $2.2 million. He is one of only six poker players to win both a World Series of Poker main event and a World Poker Tour championship. Including his WSOP Main Event victory, Hachem has finished in the money in thirteen World Series events. As of January 2018, Hachem's tournament winnings exceed $12,200,000, making him the 35th highest ranked player in live tournament career earnings.
|Born:||March 11, 1966|
|Highest ITM, Main Event finish:||Winner, 2005|
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About Joe Hachem
Famous poker player who won the 2005 World Series of Poker. He also competed on NBC's Poker After Dark competition and was the champion of the 2007 Pacific Poker Tour Tournament of Champions.
He worked as a chiropractor before rising to international fame as a poker player.
He was the first poker player from Australia to win the World Series of Poker.
He was born in Lebanon and raised in Australia. He had four children with his wife Jeanie.
Matt Damon, one of his fans, starred in the poker film Rounders.
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- Australian poker players
- Lebanese emigrants to Australia
- Lebanese poker players
- Poker After Dark tournament winners
- World Series of Poker Main Event winners
- Poker players from Melbourne
- World Poker Tour winners
- World Series of Poker bracelet winners