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Table games:286
Slot machines:969
Poker tables: 14

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Costa Rica Casino & Gambling Overview

Costa Rica casinos, gambling and poker

Costa Rica is an excellent destination for lovers of gambling and casino. With increasing incomes and number of foreign tourists who come to Costa Rica, the gambling industry has truly benefited. Here is an overview of the industry in this part of the world.

Casinos in Costa Rica

There are over 30 casinos in Costa Rica with many situated in the San Jose area. While the country of Costa Rica spreads over just 51,100 sq kms, it offers a good nightlife with its varied bars, discos and nightclubs. The casinos are well visited by tourists and top names in the gambling industry. This is because of the number of events, poker conventions and international conferences that are held to discuss the gambling industry. Besides the legal casinos, there are also various places that offer illegal gaming. It is thus vital on the part of the gamer to enquire whether the gaming joint is a legal one or not and ensure that they visit legalized places only.

Gambling in Costa Rica

The gambling industry is a high-revenue generating one, and more so for popular tourist destinations. Costa Rica is a popular place visited by many and thus has enjoyed ample success with its casinos. Costa Rica is also a chosen destination to host popular gaming conferences and expositions at international levels. For example, the Costa Rica Marriott, a four-star resort in San Jose, Costa Rica will soon host the International Gaming Conference & Expo, between April 9th and 11th in the year 2006. This conference would be attended by world leaders in online and offline sportsbooks who will discuss the state of interactive gaming at an international level. It will comprise discussions on varied topics of interest that have never been discussed before like gaming law, Internet gambling, mergers and acquisitions.

Costa Rica Poker

Poker is not just played in Costa Rica at international levels; it is also dealt with in detail here. An excellent example of this is the regular poker conventions that keep happening. A poker convention was held in December 2005 by Ticonderoga Ventures Inc. at the Barcelo San Jose Palacio. This Poker Industry Expo was a business conference that dealt with the poker industry, its marketing, management and technology aspects. It was attended by both poker room and online poker executives. Exclusive tournaments were also organized at the Fiesta Casino Costa Rica at the Garden Court Hotel.

Casinos and Gambling Facts

Costa Rica is a country in Central America with legal gambling. There are 17 cities with gambling facilities in Costa Rica which have 43 legal gambling facilities available in total.

The types of gambling available in Costa Rica are: casinos, sportsbetting parlours.

The largest gambling city in Costa Rica is San José with 22 gambling facilities, 193 tables games, 771 gaming, slot, and video poker machines.
The largest casino in the entire country of Costa Rica is Concorde Casino at Irazu Hotel which is located in San José. Concorde Casino at Irazu Hotel has 9 table games, 7 poker tables, 250 gaming and video poker machines.

Costa Rica Casino List

Aurola Holiday Inn & La Palma Aurola Casino

San José

  • SLOT MACHINES: 15
  • TABLE GAMES: 7
2.7/5
Overall Rating
Barceló Amapola & Jazz Casino

Playa de Jaco

  • SLOT MACHINES: 20
  • TABLE GAMES: 6
4.0/5
Overall Rating
Barceló Playa Langosta Resort & Casino

La Uruca

  • SLOT MACHINES: 10
  • TABLE GAMES: 4
3.4/5
Overall Rating
Barceló Playa Tambor Resort & Casino

Tambor Puntarenas

  • SLOT MACHINES: 14
  • TABLE GAMES: 4
4.1/5
Overall Rating
Barceló San José Palacio Spa & Casino

San José

  • SLOT MACHINES: 18
  • TABLE GAMES: 15
3.4/5
Overall Rating
Best Western El Sitio Hotel & Casino

Liberia

3.4/5
Overall Rating
Caribbean Village Fiesta

El Roble

  • SLOT MACHINES: 10
  • TABLE GAMES: 7
3.3/5
Overall Rating
Casino Europa

San José

  • SLOT MACHINES: 120
  • TABLE GAMES: 12
3.7/5
Overall Rating
Casino Royal Dutch

San José

  • SLOT MACHINES: 6
  • TABLE GAMES: 100
Not yet Rated
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Casino Tropical

San José

Not yet Rated
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Club Colonial Casino Bar & Restaurant

San José

  • SLOT MACHINES: 45
  • TABLE GAMES: 12
3.5/5
Overall Rating
Coco Beach Hotel and Casino

Playas del Coco

  • SLOT MACHINES: 50
  • TABLE GAMES: 4
Not yet Rated
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Concorde Casino at Irazu Hotel

San José

  • SLOT MACHINES: 250
  • TABLE GAMES: 9
  • POKER TABLES: 7
Not yet Rated
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Del Rey Hotel & Casino

San José

  • SLOT MACHINES: 75
  • TABLE GAMES: 9
Not yet Rated
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Europa Hotel, Casino & Spa

San José

3.4/5
Overall Rating
Fiesta Casino - Garden Court Hotel

San José

Not yet Rated
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Fiesta Casino - Heredia

Heredia

4.6/5
Overall Rating
Fiesta Resort and Casino

Puntarenas

  • POKER TABLES: 2
5/5
Overall Rating
Flor De Itabo Hotel & Casino

Playas del Coco

  • SLOT MACHINES: 14
  • TABLE GAMES: 6
3.4/5
Overall Rating
Gran Hotel & Casino - Costa Rica

San José

  • SLOT MACHINES: 82
  • TABLE GAMES: 5
3.3/5
Overall Rating
Horseshoe Casino

San José

  • SLOT MACHINES: 40
  • TABLE GAMES: 9
2.7/5
Overall Rating
Hotel & Country Club del Sur & Casino del Sur

Perez Zeledon

  • TABLE GAMES: 3
4.0/5
Overall Rating
Hotel Cocal & Casino

Playa de Jaco

  • SLOT MACHINES: 23
  • TABLE GAMES: 5
4.0/5
Overall Rating
Hotel Coco Verde & Coco Verde Casino

Playas del Coco

  • SLOT MACHINES: 20
  • TABLE GAMES: 4
3.4/5
Overall Rating
Hotel Flamingo Beach Resort & Jazz Casino

Guanacaste

  • TABLE GAMES: 4
  • POKER TABLES: 3
3.5/5
Overall Rating
Hotel Herrudura Resort, Conference Center & Casino Krystal

San José

  • SLOT MACHINES: 20
  • TABLE GAMES: 4
3.5/5
Overall Rating
Hotel Tamarindo Diriá & Jazz Casino Tamarindo

Playa de Tamarindo

  • TABLE GAMES: 3
3.2/5
Overall Rating
Hotel Tioga & Casino Playa de Oro

Puntarenas

  • TABLE GAMES: 4
3.3/5
Overall Rating
Hotel Yadran & Casino Adriatico

Puntarenas

  • TABLE GAMES: 4
  • POKER TABLES: 2
3.3/5
Overall Rating
Kamuk Hotel & Gallo Casinos

Quepos

  • SLOT MACHINES: 27
  • TABLE GAMES: 7
4.1/5
Overall Rating
Los Suenos Marriot Golf Resort & Stellaris Casino

Playa Herradura

  • SLOT MACHINES: 10
  • TABLE GAMES: 10
3.2/5
Overall Rating
Martino Resort Spa & Martino's Casino

La Garita de Alajuela

  • TABLE GAMES: 8
4.0/5
Overall Rating
Melia Cariari Hotel & Country Club

Cariari

  • TABLE GAMES: 6
3.0/5
Overall Rating
Morazon Hotel and Casino

San José

2.7/5
Overall Rating
Palma Real Casino

San José

Not yet Rated
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Paradisus Playa Conchal & Jazz Casino Conchal

Cabo Velas Santa Cruz

  • TABLE GAMES: 4
3.3/5
Overall Rating
Presidente Hotel & Casino Fiesta

San José

  • SLOT MACHINES: 50
  • TABLE GAMES: 5
3.5/5
Overall Rating
Quality Hotel Centro Colon & Casino Costa Rica

San José

3.4/5
Overall Rating
Royal Dutch Hotel & Casino

San José

  • SLOT MACHINES: 50
  • TABLE GAMES: 6
2.7/5
Overall Rating
The Jungle Casino Bar & Restaurant

San José

2.7/5
Overall Rating

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