#158: Joe Hachem – Life behind poker

By Jordan Michaelides
February 25, 2020

Joe Hachem

Joe Hachem is a professional poker player and Australian all-time winnings leader, investor and family man. 

With impressive titles held as the winner of the 2005 World Series of Poker, as well as the 2006 World Poker Tour, Joe is also the father to Daniel Hachem, our previous guest.

In this episode we covered:

  • Childhood memories

  • Introvertedness

  • Life before poker

  • Important life lessons

  • Leaving a legacy

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SHOW NOTES: 

00:28 - Welcome to Uncommon

01:18 - Guest introduction

05:27 - Childhood memories

10:14 - Role models

13:05 - Chiro career and illness

17:13 - Introvertedness

19:49 - What didn’t change after winning 

23:30 - Important life lessons

30:00 - Marriage & parenting

33:00 - Poker principles

38:32 - Risk management

40:58 - Perseverance

43:03 - Leaving a legacy

45:11 - The future of poker

49:00 - Daniel Hachem

50:56 - Pinnacle of Poker

55:38 - Short term future

57:55 - Family time

1:01:20 - Ideal poker player

1:01:36 - Best purchase under $200

1:02:20 - If he could have a billboard anywhere


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CREDITS:

Host - Jordan Michaelides

Executive Producer - Lauren Lopatko

Assistant Producer - Andre Barber

Audio Engineering - Jason Barkhouse

Videography - Ricards Lacis

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