New Website for Living in Costa Rica

The latest news and events in San Jose and at the beach all in one site.

San Jose, Costa Rica, March 10, 2009 --( There is a new player in town – the town is San Jose in beautiful Costa Rica – the player is The site delivers the latest national, local and gaming industry focused news from Costa Rica, plus all the information you need for enjoying life there.

Costa Rica is a haven for the online gaming industry, it has the best infrastructure available in the Caribbean with favorable online gaming and Internet regulations, a reliable telecommunication system and a wealth of multilingual workers.

With a multitude of operators including poker, casino and sportsbooks, the result is a large number of expats living and working out of Costa Rica. Finding your way around, especially when you are new to the country and don’t speak the language, could prove difficult.

The Tico 411 delivers the latest news from the gaming industry in Costa Rica, but the site doesn’t stop there, you will also find sections covering national and local news. One of the most interesting sections is the What’s On pages. When you are staying in a new country you want to make sure you enjoy as many of the cultural and leisure activities it has to offer.

Each month The Tico 411 gives details on the best activities based in San Jose and at the beach, including local and national festivals, exhibitions, music events and theatre dates. For March there are a variety of events to suit everyone and this new site details where, when and any costs involve for each.

In an interview with the site manager, Karen Martin, she stated “Costa Rica is not only a beautiful country, it is also a lot of fun living here. We try to find all the information we can on exciting events for our visitors to enjoy. This month you can find information on surfing events, the National Gallo Pinto Festival (the national breakfast dish of rice and beans), Costa Rica National Orchid Exhibition, the Orotina Fruit Festival, the Art Festival and Dia del Boyero which is a colorful oxcart parade!”

There is a handy cinema guide with the movies that are showing for that week and for the poker fans looking to get into a game there is information on tournaments that are being held each month, like the Costa Rica Hold'Em Championship in San Jose.

“The staff here at The Tico 411 have all worked in the gaming industry and have been in Costa Rica for a number of years. Our aim is to bring all the knowledge we have gained from living here to provide an informative site for enjoying life” Martin said, “most sites only cater to tourists, scratching the surface of what’s out there, and that’s why we wanted to develop a site that really gets to the heart of life here”.

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Karen Martin