New rules from Beijing prohibit investments in core military technology and anything that endangers national security, according to a report filed by CNBC Monday.
Costa Rica News
(Associated Press) SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) —A magnitude-6 earthquake shook the capital city of Costa Rica on Friday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The quake was felt strongly in San Jose but there were no immediate reports damage or injuries, said Juan de Dios Castillo, spokesman for Seismological and Volcanic Institute. He said there were reports of fallen objects but none of major damages to buildings.
Blanca Games Inc. (“Blanca”), operator of online poker rooms Absolute Poker and UB, issued the following statement today:
Indicted officials working for PokerStars and UB.com living and working in Costa Rica will not have to worry about being detained by Interpol.
It is the hangout of every online gambling operator and their employees in Costa Rica….the infamous Hotel Del Rey.
It is home to a few hundred online gambling ventures, many of which operate in the shadows. Costa Rica has long been a country without an army....that is until now.
The first female President of Costa Rica, Laura Chinchilla, looks to raise money by taxing that Central American nation's expansive online gambling business. Most of the North American facing onl
AM Costa Rica is reporting that the Costa Rican government is set to enter the bookmaker business, just in time for the 2010 World Cup.
Radio host Rush Limbaugh has suggested that should President Obama's health plan sail through Congress, he will pack up his things and move to Costa Rica.
Limbaugh has chosen the perfect destination. The online gambling industry set up shop in this Central American paradise during the mid-1990's. Since that time operators have gone on to opening their own restaurants and constructing office buildings. Limbaugh won't have any difficulty broadcasting his radio show out of CR either with all those enormous satellite dishes sitting on the properties of sportsbooks.
A federal indictment unsealed today charged four men and two companies with running an illegal gambling business that attracted about $3.6 million in bets over three years.
Gerlarmo Cammisano, 56, James J. Moretina, 60, James L. Dicapo, 57, and Michael J. Lombardo, 54, each were charged with violations of federal gambling laws in the 23-count indictment returned Tuesday in Kansas City.
Laura Chinchilla has been elected the first woman President of Costa Rica. That Central American nation is home to more online gambling websites than anywhere else on the planet.
What was comedian Joan Rivers doing in Costa Rica? Perhaps looking for some of her online poker friends over at UB.com?
The online gambling Mecca of San Jose, Costa Rica, is about to go green thanks to one soul known as "Search Engine Bob".
Costa Rica is home to the largest concentration of online gambling sites in the world. The Central American nation's President has now been confirmed with Swine Flu.
Following news over the past two weeks that the Government of Costa Rica is considering taxing online gambling firms operating in that country, operators have told Gambling911.com they would leave
Every few years the Costa Rican government comes up with a novel plan to either tax or license online gambling firms operating in that Central American nation. Each time, the attempt has failed.
After learning that Leonardo DiCaprio's production company was slated to begin filming on a project that would focus on the world of Internet gambling in Costa Rica, Gambling911.com suggested that
At the behest of professional sports leagues, Congressman Barney Frank said his legislation announced last week would exempt online wagering on sports matches, even though they have long been a f
With many Costa Rican bookies and employees planning to head to the popular Time Out Tavern Bar for the Manny Pacquiao-Ricky Hatton fight Saturday night, an afternoon fire spoiled plans as the esta
Armed security forces in the normally tranquil Central American nation of Costa Rica opened fire on paparazzi Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen's nuptials in Costa Rica Sunday, according to numerous re
Powerball officials say there was no grand prize winner in the latest drawing, meaning one of the nation's largest lottery jackpots will continue growing.