The Law Project that regulates bets, casinos and other gambling games was presented at the Congress.
The activity will have a 2% tax over gross revenue, and will have to be declared and payed among the first 10 days every month.
Aditionally, "...each casino or gambling house will have to obtain an operations license, issued by the National Regulatory Comission of bets and gambling games", according to La Prensa Libre in its website.
Virtual casinos operating from Costa Rica will be regulated by this proposed law.
The law regulates gambling done in the country, "independent on where the gambler is located".
Irene Vizcaíno wrote in Nacion.com: "With this clarification, the Tax Authority is rubbing its hands, as according to its data, between the Caribbean Island of Aruba and Costa Rica lies 50% of the global electronic gambling business, generating over $14 billion a year".
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