Slots.net redirects to Slots.com, Did Calvin Ayre’s Bodog Brand buy it?

2010 was an expensive year for Calvin Ayre when it came to buying domain names. In June 2010, Calvin Ayre's Bodog Brand purchased the domain name slots.com for a reported $5.5 million, which grabbed headlines for weeks.  A month later in July, Bodog Brand acquired the Canadian top level country … [Read more...]

Calvin Ayre looking for feedback on $3.5 million domain name Slots.com

On Wednesday, Calvin Ayre's Bodog issued a press release.  The company is looking for feedback on its Slots.com web site which recently launched into beta.  "In this early launch period, Slots.com, is seeking feedback and giving customers the chance to be part of the growth plan by shaping the … [Read more...]

Best sales year possible for domains in 2011? Another big gambling domain goes up for sale

2011 could be the year gambling domain names hit the mega millions jackpot with properties like gambling.com already up for sale, which some expect could fetch as much as $20 million (its previous sale price back in 2005).  What looked like a good year in 2010 with the sale of Slots.com  for $5.5 … [Read more...]

Calvin Ayre has no comment on whether he’ll bid on Gambling.com

Calvin Ayre had no comment on whether he'll bid on the domain name Gambling.com, which sold for nearly $20 million in 2005.  That's according to a story published by Steven Stradbrooke on CalvinAyre.com on Wednesday, after a BlackJack Champ story speculated that the billionaire who purchased … [Read more...]

Time to double down on gambling domains? NJ passes legislation to license, regulate online gambling

It might be time to start looking over those gambling domains in your portfolio.  Today, New Jersey approved online gambling legislation in what PokerNews calls, "...an historic day for online poker". New Jersey became the first state to pass legislation to license and regulate online poker … [Read more...]

eGaming Review tells story of how online gambling domains have advantage over offline addresses

The most recent "domain name" story on Calvin Ayre which discussed the sale of Poker.com.au for $100,000, pointed to an article over at eGaming Review that described how online gambling websites have the definite advantage over offline destinations like Las Vegas and Atlantic City. All things … [Read more...]

Calvin Ayre offers up 8 predictions for the gambling industry in 2011

If you're a gambling domain investor and are curious about what Calvin Ayre has to say about the gambling industry, today he offered up 8 predictions for what's to come in 2011.  The buyer behind Slots.com and Slots.ca in 2010, Calvin Ayre didn't hint at the sale price of Gambling.com, or … [Read more...]

Calvin Ayre coined the term “Tablog”, now it’s up for Best iGaming Community

While you've probably visited CalvinAyre.com, you may not have realized it before, but the web site is also referred to as Tablog.com.  The term was coined by Calvin Ayre in 2009 in order to describe a new breed of blog -  a tablog - "tabloid" + "blog".   Typing in the web address tablog.com will … [Read more...]

Slots.com buyer Calvin Ayre: Not for nothing do people say ‘content is king’

On CalvinAyre.com today Billionaire Calvin Ayre wrote an article about the Adweek Media and Harris Interactive survey that indicates: "almost two-thirds (63%) of Americans claim to ignore internet advertising".   Calvin Ayre's article centers around the same survey that Robin Wauters discussed over … [Read more...]

Will the sale of Gambling.com even come close to $20MM (its previous sale price)?

Fusible.com was the first blog in the Domain industry to report about the auction of Gambling.com, shortly after reading a tweet sent through Calvin Ayre's web site announcing Media Corp had retained Sedo to sell Gambling.com.  Hours earlier, Media Corp had issued a press release through … [Read more...]