Hometown: Miami Lakes
Country of Origin: United States
Birthdate: May 08, 1951 (Age: 62)
Humberto Brenes is known for his charisma, style, and poker talent. Born on May 8, 1951, Brenes still has a home in San Jose, Costa Rica. He attended the University of Costa Rica and received a degree in industrial engineering. Brenes began his gambling career playing baccarat. Aside from poker, he is married and has three children, and owns a Univision TV channel, restaurants, and a construction company in his native country.
Brenes' poker accomplishments include two World Series of Poker bracelets in limit and pot-limit hold'em. In 2006, he had a very successful run during the WSOP, finishing 36th out of 8,773 players in the main event. He cashed eight times during the Series, tying Phil Hellmuth for the record number of cashes in one year. Brenes has two brothers, Alex and Eric, who also have Word Poker Tour titles. Brenes is a member of Team PokerStars.