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Joe Hachem looks back on five years

Updated: July 16, 2010, 11:27 AM ET
By Bernard Lee | ESPN.com

With the 41st World Series of Poker beginning Friday, it is truly amazing that it has been five years since a debonair Australian landed in Las Vegas as an amateur poker player and returned to Melbourne a living legend.

Outlasting a field of 5,619 players (which was the largest main event field to that point), Joe Hachem captured the 2005 WSOP main event, earning one of the biggest prizes in poker history: $7.5 million. After Hachem's famous winning hand versus Steve Dannemann, in which Hachem ...

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