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Terrell “Heezahustla” Cheatham Wins 2020 WSOP Online Event #16: $500 No-Limit Hold'em Turbo ($116,204)
On Thursday night, the 2020 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Online Event #16: $500 No-Limit Hold'em Turbo attracted 1,044 players who rebought 484 times. The 1,528-entry field resulted in a $687,600 prize pool, and after just 7.5 hours of play, it was Terrell “Heezahustla” Cheatham as the last player standing, good for $116,204 and a gold bracelet.
Little is known about Cheatham, other than he originally hails from Akron, Ohio but now resides in Las Vegas. He has $24,836 in live tournament earnings according to HendonMob, including a career-best $7,880 for winning a WSOP Daily Deepstack back in 2014. He also finished 106th in last year's WSOP Big 50 for $7,169.
2020 WSOP Online Event #16 Final Table Results
|1||Terrell “Heezahustla” Cheatham||$116,204|
|2||Julian “Julian” Parmann||$71,648|
|3||Lev “Methinks” Milman||$51,570|
|4||Marc “Mojoesmarc” Bernal||$37,474|
|5||Andrea “Andrewbull88” Buonocore||$27,573|
|6||Daniel “StayActive” Chan||$20,490|
|7||Jeremy “http401” Govert||$15,402|
|8||Phillip “AvonB” Rhodes||$11,689|
|9||James “cbmezz99” Messeroll||$9,008|
After Eric “circleball” Baldwin bubbled in 249th place, the bust outs came at a furious pace and included Ryan “im.sorry” Torgersen (230th - $687.60), Jason “haderade” Somerville (189th - $756.36), Kevin “ImaLuckSac” MacPhee (121st - $962.64), Daniel “DNegs” Negreanu (86th - $1,168.92), Philip “tomte” Yeh (38th - $2,337.84), Blake “shampainpopn” Whittington (24th - $3,506.76), and final table bubble boy Ryan “WHOSYOURDODD” Dodd (10th - $7,013.52).
Lev “Methinks” Milman, who was a chess champion in his younger days, began the final table with a big chip lead, nearly 2:1 over his next closest competitor. James “cbmezz99” Messeroll was the first final table casualty losing ace-six suited to the pocket jacks of Cheatham, and then Milman extended his lead by winning a 10-million chip pot when his pocket tens held against the ace-king of Phillip “AvonB” Rhodes.
Jeremy “http401” Govert exited in seventh place running ace-nine into Marc “Mojoesmarc” Bernal's suited Big Slick, and then Daniel “StayActive” Chan, who began the final table as the short stack, fell after losing with ace-six to the ace-king of Bernal.
Andrea “Andrewbull88” Buonocore hit the rail in fifth place after running pocket sixes into the kings of Bernal, who in turn bowed out in forth losing ten-nine suited to the ace-jack of Cheatham.
Cheatham then got it in on the flop with a flush draw against Milman’s trips aces, and a river heart allowed him to double big into the chip lead. Not long after, Milman ran ace-queen suited smack dab into Cheatham's two red aces to fall in third place.
Cheatham took 33.3 million into heads-up play against Julian “Julian” Parmann, who had 12.4 million. Parmann, a professional poker player for the past 14 years with $980,026 in live tournament earnings, put up a good fight, but with the blinds so big, he eventually shoved his last 10 big blinds with ace-trey against “Heezahustla’s” ace-deuce. A deuce appeared on the flop and Parmann had to settle for second place, good for $71,648.
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With blinds at 500,000/1,000,000/75,000, Julian "Julian" Parmann was all in preflop for his last 10,134,370 and "Heezahustla" called.
Julian "Julian" Parmann:
Parmann had his opponent dominated but it was "Heezahustla" who connected with the flop.
The turn didn't change a thing as Parmann needed to spike a three on the river to stay alive.
Unfortunately for Parmann, the completed the board ending his tournament in second place.
With the blinds at 500,000/1,000,000/125,000, "Heezahustla" raised to 2,000,000 on the button, and Julian "Julian" Parmann called in the big blind.
Parmann checked the flop to "Heezahustla", who bet 1,000,000. Parmann called.
The turn was checked by both players, and the fell on the river. Parmann bet 3,125,000, and "Heezahustla" jammed. Parmann, who had 9,134,370 behind, tanked for a bit before folding.
With the blinds at 250,000/500,000/62,500, "Heezahustla" raised the button to 1,218,750 and called when Lev "Methinks" Milman moved all in for 12,834,282 fro the small blind.
Lev "Methinks" Milman:
"Heezahustla" had the best hand in poker and locked it up on the turn on the run out.
Milman busted in third place while "Heezahustla" took 33.3 million into heads-up play against Julian "Julian" Parmann, who had 12.4 million.
With the blinds at 250,000/500,000/62,500, Lev "Methinks" Milman raised to 1,100,000 from the button, and "Heezahustla" called in the big blind.
"Heezahustla" checked the flop to Milman, who bet 600,000. "Heezahustla" check-raised to 3,478,125 and Milman called.
The fell on the turn, and "Heezahustla" jammed for 5,915,639. Milman called.
Lev "Methinks" Milman:
The hit the river, giving "Heezahustla" a flush and the chip lead.
Marc "Mojoesmarc" Bernal open-jammed under the gun for 4,441,788 and "Heezahustla" gave them isolation after they came over the top for 6,301,976 from the button.
Marc "Mojoesmarc" Bernal:
The flop paired both players with Bernal still behind and the turn was no help.
Bernal needed a ten or nine on the river but it came the giving "Heezahustla" trip jacks and elliminated Bernal in fourth place.
With the blinds at 200,000/400,000/50,000, Lev "Methinks" Milman limped in from the small blind, then called a raise to 1,200,000 from Julian "Julian" Parmann in the big blind.
Milman checked the flop to Parmann, who bet 800,000. Milman called.
The turn was checked again by Milman, and Parmann bet 2,900,000. Milman called again.
Milman checked a third time on the river, and Parmann jammed for 4,199,093. Milman folded.
With blinds at 160,000/320,000/40,000, Julian "Julian" Parmann opened for 640,000 from the cutoff and was called "Mojoesmarc" from the button before Andrea "Andrewbull88" Buonocore three-bet jammed for 4,072,112 from the small blind.
Action folded back to Parmann who mucked his hand while "Mojoesmarc" called and the two players revealed their hands.
Andrea "Andrewbull88" Buonocore:
Buonocore ran into a monster and couldn't set up with the runout.