Pokercast Episode 5, and its only our second show!
Live from the Bahamas - The Pokercast crew is on location on Paradise Island in the Bahamas, covering the Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure from the Atlantis resort. Joe Hachem stops by to talk about his heavy travel schedule, how he has become an ambassador of poker and shares his thoughts on 2007 WSOP champion Jerry Yang. Mike and Adam then get down to some serious strategy discussion with...Norm Macdonald? Discuss this Pokercast on the 2+2 Forums
Intro - Pokercast Theme - Demitone Productions Inc. - © 2007 Seg 2 Intro - The Dreamer Apartment - Fall into Place - © 2007 Seg 3 Intro - Mute Math - Chaos - © 2006 David Sklansky Segment - Shinehead - Rewind! - Ubiquity Records © 2002
Joe Hachem, born March 11, 1966 is a professional poker originally from Lebanon currently living in Melbourne, Australia. Joe began playing poker in 1995, following a career as a chiropractor that was cut short after he developed a rare blood disorder.
To most, Hachem is best remembered as the 2005 WSOP Main Event Champion, which saw him outlast 5,618 players to claim a payday of $7.5 million. Hachem is also one of only five players to hold both a WSOP Main Event title, and a WPT title. According to Hendon Mob, Hachem’s living earnings exceed $10 million.
Joe has appeared on Poker After Dark and High Stakes Poker. In addition, he hosts and produces the Australian reality show The Poker Star.
Hachem is a member of Team Pokerstars Pro. Learn more about Joe Hachem
Norm MacDonald, born October 17, 1963, is an actor, writer, and stand-up comic from Quebec City, Canada. MacDonald was a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1993 to 1997 and starred in the sitcom Norm. His movie appearances include films such as both Deuce Bigalow features and The Animal, all of which feature notable Saturday Night Live alumni.
Though known primarily for his comedy, Norm is an avid poker player and fan, finishing 20th at a $3000 No Limit event at the 2007 WSOP. Learn more about Norm MacDonald