Tony Hachem wins ANZPT poker tournament held in Perth

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Mar 22, 2010 Posted in Aussie Poker News | No Comments »

Tony Hachem, younger brother of 2005 World Series of Poker Main Event Champion Joe Hachem, outlasted a field of 221 players to become the first champion of the Australia New Zealand Poker Tour’s Perth event. Hachem will pocket an impressive $132,750 AUD for the win.

Hachem, a PokerStars pro player for Australia, has owned the ANZPT so far, cashing in all but one of the tour’s tournaments since its inception in February 2009.

Tony is the reigning player of the year on the Australia New Zealand Poker Tour, and is well out in front of this year’s leader-board with five events to go.

The final table results are listed below:

1. Tony Hachem $132,750
2. Aleks Lackovic $84,250
3. Vesko Zmukic $47,500
4. Dale Marsland $38,300
5. Tu Le $32,000
6.  Jimmy Wong $26,800
7.  Zaffer Soemya $21,700
8. Eoin Kennedy $16,600
9. Wade Beavis $12,750

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