July 29, 2012 12:00 AM

Frustrated U.S. online-poker players bet on Costa Rica

Some 150 American professional online-poker players flooded Costa Rica after U.S. federal prosecutors went after the founders of the three largest online-poker companies in April 2011, slamming a lid on the surging business. Many of the Americans – who are generally male and in their 20s – aren’t happy about leaving their U.S. homes.

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