Joseph Hechem-Holding pride as the first Australian to win WSOP bracelet

Professional games are more played in this world, but only few games turn much interesting. Such games can easily handled by the professional players. One such professional game played by professional players includes Poker. Professional players handle the tricks easily and rock the game. Among such professional Poker players, Joseph Hechem is highly remembered for his winning of WSOP bracelet in the year 2005. Joseph Hechem was born on March 11, 1966 in Australia. Also, being an Australian professional Poker player, Joseph was the first Australian to make such a record hit of earning $7.5million which is an all-time biggest cash prize.

First Australian player to win:

By the age of 6, his family moved to Melbourne. Joseph turned working as a chiropractor for about 13 years, which he left the very same job after discovering a rare blood disorder which did affect his hands. By the year 1995, Hechem started playing game professionally both in casinos as well as online. Also ran a petty brokerage business, he stated a statement that he was temperamental in playing Poker, whereby 200 he learnt to play casually. Ending with prizes after playing tournaments, Joseph spent 5 more years by playing tournament circuits in Melbourne.

Being given the nickname as the Diamond Joe, Joseph stepped into the World Series of Poker as an unknown player of Poker. It was around 2 weeks before to his main event; he finished in 10th place by playing buy-in No Limit Hold’em World Series event. It was by the year 2005, Joseph ended by winning a WSOP bracelet by crowning himself after outlasting 5,618 players.

It was a no limit Texas Hodl’em Main event whereby defeating Dannenmann in heads-up battle. The crowd holding more number of Australians supported the playing of Joseph whereby he made the record win of earning the biggest cash prize.