Poker Player Bios - Joe Hachem

Joe Hachem BioJoe Hachem, one of the top poker players coming from Australia was originally a chiropractor ended up in the spotlight during the 2005 World Series of Poker where he came in first for a total of $7,500,000 prize and received the coveted bracelet.

For many this was a phenomenal event to watch as Hachem had the majority of the crowd rooting for him with the infamous words “Aussie, Aussie, Aussie, Oi Oi Oi” bellowing from the crowd. During that same series he also won $25, 850 in the $1,000 buy-in No Limit Holdem event, coming in 10th place.Hachem later signed on to PokerStars joining now teammates Daniel Negreanu, and Isabelle Mercier.

Since his big win in the 2005 WSOP, he has also cashed in many other events including 2nd in the $2,500 short-handed No Limit Holdem event and 4th in the $2,500 Pot Limit Holdem event. His total tournament winnings to date exceed $10,600,000.

Other credentials include;

  • Appeared in the Poker Superstars III
  • 1st APPT PokerStars Tournament of Champions
  • 1st 2006 World Poker Tour Five Diamonds Poker Classic

2008 Stats for Joe Hachem

  • 29-Jun-2008 $ 1,500 H.O.R.S.E. 39th World Series of Poker (WSOP) 2008, placed 23rd $ 6,686
  • 24-Jun-2008 $ 1,500 Pot Limit Omaha Hi/Lo 39th World Series of Poker (WSOP) 2008, placed 35th $ 4,619
  • 12-Apr-2008 € 10,000 No Limit Hold'em - Main Event EPT Grand Final, placed 11th € 101,000
  •  $ 159,818 10-Mar-2008 $ 9,600 No Limit Hold'em - Championship Event Bay 101 Shooting Stars, placed 20th $ 20,000
  •  06-Mar-2008 C$ 4,650 No Limit Hold'em 2008 Canadian Open Poker Championship, placed 6th C$ 20,000 $ 20,179