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...]

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...]

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...]

Calvin Ayre: ‘Slots.com purchase is one of the best deals I’ve ever made’

Billionaires have been known to blog, but it's quite rare that billionaires blog as often as Calvin Ayre who averages about 3 to 4 stories per month on his online gambling news site at CalvinAyre.com.  What's even more rare, is for billionaires to blog about domain names.  But that's just what … [Read more...]

And to think, you could have bought Slots.com for $500 in 1997

Owen Frager was the first to report in the online Domaining community that BodogBrand, a venture captial and licensing organization successfully bid on the Slots.com domain name. Owen included some interesting backstory on the sale and new owner. The final price tag was $5.85 million, much higher … [Read more...]