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#158: Joe Hachem – Life behind poker

By Jordan Michaelides

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