Tag Archives: domain name
- Afilias announces new .BET domain name for gambling
January 11, 2016
The gambling sector now has its own domain name. Domain registry operator Afilias introduced last week .BET, an Internet address designed for sports betting, gambling, games of chance and all other online and offline wagering activities. In a statement, Afilias said the new domain will “immediately convey to a global...
- IGC win right to intervene in Kentucky domain seizure; instant racing split ruling
February 22, 2014
Kentucky courts had their minds on gambling this week, as judges handed down fresh rulings on two long-running cases. On Friday, the Kentucky Court of Appeals unanimously reversed a lower court decision barring the Interactive Gaming Council (IGC) from intervening on behalf of the companies whose 141 online gambling domains...
- BetonSports.com domain sold to former Gary Kaplan associate
December 19, 2013
BetonSports.com, the domain name of the online gambling site shut down by the US government in 2006, has been sold. The once mighty domain name was sold this week via registrar GoDaddy for a mere $4,900 to a Costa Rica resident named Deana Morley. Morley was once the president of...
- PokerStars seeks dismissal of Kentucky domain claim
July 26, 2013
The parent companies of online poker outfit PokerStars have filed a motion (read it here) to dismiss with prejudice the Commonwealth of Kentucky’s claim on the PokerStars.com domain name. If you’re just joining us, Kentucky laid claim to PokerStars.com and 140 other online gambling domains in September 2008 based on...
- Domain seizures show irony in midst of failed legislation
August 28, 2012
Since the United States banned payments to online gambling firms under the Unlawful Internet Gambling Act (UIGEA) there has been much controversy surrounding various sites. Some decided to go away and not come back in the same guise. Others stayed and ultimately payed a hefty price. Then there were the...
- Kentucky gambling domain case forfeiture order; Black Friday civil suit extension
March 24, 2012
The judge overseeing the nearly four-year-old civil suit brought by the Commonwealth of Kentucky against online gambling firms allegedly conducting illegal gambling activities in the state has issued an order of forfeiture, transferring 132 online gambling domains to state control. The case was originally filed against 141 domains in August...
UIGEA, 6 Years Later
October 15, 2012
Absolute Poker players to be reunited with long lost funds
April 10, 2017
Absolute Poker’s Scott Tom released after week in US jail
October 9, 2017