Humberto Brenes has been hovering around average to below average for most of the day, and he's still alive in this tournament as we speak. We just caught a hand that gave him a much needed chip boost. Alex Freiberg limped in from under the gun, and Brenes raised in late position. It folded back to Freiberg, and he made the call. The flop came down , and Freiberg check called a bet from Brenes. The same occured on the turn, the , leaving Brenes with just 6,000 behind. The river brought the , and both players checked. Frieberg showed for third pair, and Brenes showed for second pair.
Brenes is up to 40,000 after the hand, while Frieberg drops to 74,000.