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Address: Tamarindo Beach | Guanacaste, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 4032 0032
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Description: You will find the best atmosphere and personal attention at the Casino...
You will find the best atmosphere and personal attention at the Casino Diria. Our small, but very nice casino offers many possibilities to play either in table or multiple available slots.
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Small but nice

They host small poker tournaments twice a week and have a couple blackjack tables. No cash poker games.

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
Andrew F
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Boca de Nosara, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

we love to play cards (with an actual dealer) especially Blackjack and win big (; in Costa you fond 'casinos' but they don't have any dealers just machines! at the Diria Casino it's just like being in a REAL casino

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Victoria, British Colombia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
10 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Shady, dirty, sketchy. Dealers won't burn a card. Very strange vibe. Tons of old slot machines which look dead and beat up.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

They host small poker tournaments twice a week and have a couple blackjack tables. No cash poker games.

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Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
9 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This casino was the smallest i have been to. It had, what appeared to me to be, several dozen slot machines, one automated roulette table and three black jack tables, of which only one was operating. Drinks are available for a cost and finger foods, I believe, are complimentary. Not appealing and very seedy. we did not stay long.

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Long Grove, Illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We wanted to see the casino, and it's one small room, but cute! It does the trick if you need a gambling fix. Employees were very nice.

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Cape Cod
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

If you go to Tamarindo and your goal is to head to a class three slot machine casino that wreaks of the worst that Central America has to offer, my advice is to stay home or go straight to Vegas for the best of that genre and spare the long trip to this great country with so much more to... More 

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Chicago
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I have never had worse luch in a casino in my ever life! The casino is very very smail and not worth a stop. If you do hop, then the best part are the bathrooms...you must check them out!

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Every time you cash out you have to ask for the attendant to give you change. The machines don't print out tickets like North American casinos do. Machines are old and there is only three tables for card games. Not an exciting vibe here. Mostly locals in here. The staff was nice though.

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Boston
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7 reviews 7 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I stopped in the casino earlier this evening and had a very pleasant experience (despite losing $50 at the blackjack table). While I can't speak to those that only play the slots, if you want to play blackjack, this casino is worth a visit. Upon arrival, they only had a poker-related game underway, but opened a blackjack table for me.... More 

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Wasilla, Alaska
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

There is a reason they are called 1 arm bandits. The place is not very inviting. Drinks were good and very reasonable. The hostess sent us home in taxis that tried to rip us off. Watch out for low life taxi drivers and always carry lots of small currency as taxi drivers NEVER carry change.

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