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List of places to gamble in Costa Rica

Costa Rica Casinos

Costa Rica has become a number 1 destination for gamblers, whether for fun, or more seriously; there are more and more reputable casinos opening their doors all over the country, as indicated in the list down below:

San Jose
-The Casino Del Rey located in Del Rey Hotel & Casino one block south east of Parque Morazán
Games to play: Jackpot Slots/Video Machines, live table games such as Tute, Canasta and Rummy. Colones and Dollars are the two currencies used.
This casino offers: Restaurant, Sports bar, Entertainment, use of hotel facilities, Free drinks for Casino Del Rey patrons playing at the tables. No entrance fee but you will need to produce your ID. Minimum gaming age is 18 years of age in Costa Rica. Dress code is smart to casual. Open 24 hours with new rules from 6pm to 2am.

-The Barcelo San Jose Palacio Hotel & Casino. locacted in the Residencial El Robledal, La Uruca
Games to play: 18 Jackpot Slots/Video Machines, live table games including two roulette and eight card tables, Pai Gow Poker, Tute, Craps, Dice, American Roulette and Rummy. Colones and Dollars are the two currencies used.
This casino has:  Restaurant, Bar, use of hotel facilities. There is no entrance fee, you need your ID and the minimum gaming age is 18. Dress code is smart to casual. Open from 8pm to 2am.


-Centro Colon Hotel & Casino, North Side of Centro Colón in Paseo Colon. 

Games to play: Jackpot Slots/Video Machines, live table games including Rummy, Caribbean Stud Poker and Roulette. Colones and Dollars are the two currencies used.
This casino has: Restaurant, Bar, and the use of hotel facilities. There is a shuttle service running from the airport to the hotel and vice versa for $18 each. There is no entrance fee, you need your ID and the minimum gaming age is 18. Dress code is smart to casual. Open from 6pm to 2am

-Club Colonial Casino Bar & Restaurant, located in 1st Avenue, between 9th and 11th Streets, San José

Games to play: Up to 125 Jackpot Slots/Video Machines with a progressive jackpot with bets in dollars from $ 0.05 to $ 0.25 and in colones from ¢10 to ¢100, a state of the art and an electronic Roulette with bets from ¢10 to ¢100 colones,  live table games including Rummy,  BlackJack, roulette,  Canasta, Caribbean Stud Poker, Three-card Tute, Pai Gow and Craps. Colones and Dollars are the two currencies used.
This casino has: the Magnolia restaurant that is actually within the Casino, 24-hour service, 365 days a year and a capacity of handling up to 70 customers, 24 hour Bar Café Colonial, a variety of group activities such as lunch and dinner and a delicious Gourmet coffee selection at the Café Colonial, There are special entertainment at the Sports Bar  and an executive buffet service from Mondays toFridays from 11:30 to 2 pm, and an  international Buffet service Friday and Saturday from 8 pm. Casino Club Colonial was actually the first casino to be opened in Costa Rica in the year 1982. There is no entrance fee, you need your ID and the minimum gaming age is 18. Dress code is smart to casual. Open from 3pm to 5am with new rules from 6pm to 2am.

-Fiesta Casino Hotel Presidente, located in the Hotel Presidente on the corner of the Central Avenue that is now the Pedestrian Boulevard and Seventh Street.

Games to play: Up to  150 Jackpot Slots/Video Machines, live table games including Blackjack,  Roulette, Caribbean Stud with progressive jackpot, Rummy, Three Cards Poker (with progressive jackpot and Pai-Gow Poker. Colones and Dollars are the two currencies used.

This casino offers: Restaurant, Bar, use of the hotel facilities including free parking, currency exchange, free drinks and hors d’oeuvres for players. There is no entrance fee, you need your ID and the minimum gaming age is 18. Dress code is smart to casual. Open from 3pm to 7am with new rules from 6pm to 2am.

Alajuela 
-Fiesta Casino Martino Resort Spa. Located in front of Zoo Avenue, La Garita, Alajuela
Games to play: Jackpot Slots/Video Machines, live table games including Caribbean Stud Poker, Canasta, Pai Gow Poker, Let it Ride, Rummy Blackjack and Tute. Colones and Dollars are the two currencies used.
This casino offers:  Restaurant, Bar, use of hotel facilities. There is no entrance fee, you need your ID and the minimum gaming age is 18. Dress code is smart to casual. Open from 6pm to 2am

-Fiesta Casino Airport Boulevard. Located  Next to the Juan Santamaría International Airport, Alajuela, opposite Holiday Inn Express
This is a new Las Vegas style casino, and there is no more information at the moment
Guanacaste
-Jazz Casino Conchal, Located in the Hotel Paradisus Playa Conchal, Bahia Basilito, one of the most luxurious resort of the country.
 
Games to play: Jackpot Slots/Video Machines, live table games including Rummy,  Roulette, Craps and Caribbean Stud Poker. Colones and Dollars are the two currencies used.
This casino offers:  Restaurant, Bar, use of hotel facilities. There is no entrance fee, you need your ID and the minimum gaming age is 18. Dress code is smart to casual. Open 6pm to 2am.

-Flamingo Casino, located in Flamingo Beach Resort, Playa Flamingo Santa Cruz, Guanacaste

Games to play: Jackpot Slots/Video Machines, Electronic Roulette, live table games including Roulette, Poker and Blackjack. This casino has several tables plus a Las Vegas style slot machines, and the new avant-garde electronic roulette wheel for even more fun and excitement. Colones and Dollars are the two currencies used.
This casino offers:  Restaurant, Bar, various promotions, and the use of the facilities of the resort. There is no entrance fee, you need your ID and the minimum gaming age is 18. Dress code is smart to casual. Open from 6pm to 2am.

-Flor De Itabo Hotel & Casino, located in Playas del Coco

Games to play: Jackpot Slots/Video Machines, live table games including Poker, Pai Gow Poker, Roulette and Blackjack. Colones and Dollars are the two currencies used.
This casino offers:  Restaurant, Bar, use of hotel facilities including bungalow apartments and a great swimming pool. This casino has a friendly atmosphere and international games of chance. There is no entrance fee, you need your ID and the minimum gaming age is 18. Dress code is smart to casual. Open from 6pm to 2am.

-Jazz Casino Hotel Tamarindo Diria, located in Tamarindo

Games to play: Jackpot Slots/Video Machines, live table games including Blackjack, Rummy, Canasta and Caribbean Stud Poker. Colones and Dollars are the two currencies used. They also have a pay per head shop.
This casino offers: Restaurant, Bar, use of hotel facilities. There is no entrance fee, you need your ID and the minimum gaming age is 18. Dress code is smart to casual. Open from 6pm to 2am

Puntarenas

-Hotel Cocal and Casino, located in Jaco Beach

Games to play: Jackpot Slots/Video Machines, live table games including Blackjack, Roulette, Caribbean Poker and Texas Hold'em; also other games like sports book for betting on all sporting events. Colones and Dollars are the two currencies used.
This casino offers: Restaurant and Sports bar, Satellite TV, use of hotel facilities, private parking with round the clock security. There is no entrance fee, you need your ID and the minimum gaming age is 18. Dress code is smart to casual. Open from 6pm to 2am.

-Jazz Casino Hotel Ampola, located in Jaco Beach

Games to play: Jackpot Slots/Video Machines, live table games including Blackjack, Roulette, and Tute plus various Sports betting. Colones and Dollars are the two currencies used.
This casino offers:  Restaurant, Bar, use of hotel facilities. There is no entrance fee, you need your ID and the minimum gaming age is 18. Dress code is smart to casual. Open from 6pm to 2am.

-Casino Kamuk, located within the Best Western Hotel in Quepos

Games to play: Jackpot Slots/Video Machines, live table games including Canasta, Tute, Rummy, Pai Gow Poker and Mini Bacarat. Colones and Dollars are the two currencies used.
This casino offers: Restaurant, Bar, use of hotel facilities. This is the only casino in Quepos and Manuel Antonio.  No entrance fee but you do need a $20 coupon at the hotel when you check in. You need your ID and the minimum gaming age is 18. Dress code is smart to casual. Open 24 hours with new rules from 6pm to 2am.


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