The latest updates on New Jersey Internet Gambling Bill, gambling domains, sales, and more

There's been a number of headlines this past month about internet gambling and gambling domains.  Here's a roundup of news and gossip from around the web, with stories ranging from the New Jersey Internet Gambling Bill and ongoing negotiations for the sale of gambling.com, to 2011 domain sales and … [Read more...]

UPDATED: Turkish casual game producer Gamegos is rumored buyer of $500,000 domain Gamesforgirls.com

Gamesforgirls.com is taking top honors as the top-selling domain name in 2011 so far to date, nearly doubling the price of the next highest ranking sale - Action.com - which sold for $270,000 in early February.  While the owner of the domain name gamesforgirls.com is guarded behind Private Whois … [Read more...]

Who paid $500,000 for Gamesforgirls.com, the top-selling domain so far in 2011?

One thing is for sure: Bill Kara of Hallpass Media didn't pay $500,000 USD for the casual games domain name, gamesforgirls.com.  While the buyer may not be known as of yet, the seller is.  As pointed out by Jamie Zoch over at DotWeekly, what is known, is that the domain name was sold by Garry … [Read more...]

EUROBOTS GmbH goes on a buying spree for robot domains

EUROBOTS GmbH, an internet retailer based in Germany that is authorized to sell autonomous robot helpers like the Roomba, has been on a robot domain name shopping spree.  The company which used Eurobots.de as its home page, acquired Eurobots.com this month for 22,000 Euro (or about $29,000 USD) … [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...]

IrishFood.com sells for $14,000; Food domains enjoying several five-figure sales over the last year

Over the past year, food-related domain sales have been enjoying some of their strongest sales.  According to Sedo's GreatDomains, IrishFood.com is the latest in the group, selling for $14,000 USD.  2010, appears to be the strongest year for food domain sales, with the majority being brokered by … [Read more...]

Business incubator provides startup with capital, advice, office space – and the right domain name

AlphaLab, a startup incubator that is one of the nation’s most active seed-stage investors officially accepted Devotee into its startup program back in June 2010.  Here's how Devotee works: You earn rewards by sharing things about your visits to restaurants with your friends online through Facebook, … [Read more...]

Seller of Kilometer.com domain sees nearly a 500 percent return on investment

A 500 percent return on investment is a great return for a domain name, especially when you spent $2,989 to originally buy it.  Andrew Allemann of Domain Name Wire has a list of recent Sedo sales, which includes the sale of xeniatchoumitcheva.com to Swiss Model Xenia Tchoumitcheva for 27000 EUR, … [Read more...]

For $70,000, buyer picks up WHReviews.com at GreatDomains for “Web Hosting Reviews” site

Sedo is reporting that the domain name WHReviews.com has sold for $70,000 USD, from its premium domain auction website GreatDomains. The domain WHreviews.com is now host to a Web Hosting Reviews web site that was created to help people find independent, credible web hosting reviews and comments, … [Read more...]

NHN Corporation Korea’s premier Internet company, new owners of Like.me

NHN Corporation, Korea's premier Internet company which operates some of the largest portals are the new owners of Like.me which sold during the Premium .ME auction held in November at Sedo's GreatDomains.  The sale price: $26,500 USD.  According to the company's website, NHN operates Korea's top … [Read more...]