POMPANO BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Moniker’s Silent Auction of premium domain names at the Casino Affiliate Convention Amsterdam 2007 closed yesterday with more than U.S. $1.2 million worth of gaming and casino industry domain names sold during the week-long online auction.
In total, 33 domains were purchased during the silent auction as well as one large domain name portfolio that consisted of 393 domains including betsmarts.com and sportsbookpros.com.
Scores.com was purchased for $1.18 million, making it one of the top five domain sales of 2007 according to the year-to-date sales chart compiled by DN Journal. Other notable sales included:
- Domain Name Portfolio that includes betsmarts.com and sportsbookpros.com $18,500 - Spades.net $5,000 - VegasCasinos.net $4,800 - BettingOdds.com $3,630 - FreeBlackjack.net $2,400 - SPORTSBOOK.VC* $1,800 - AboutPoker.com $1,200
“This silent auction has been our most successful silent auction to date,” said Monte Cahn, co-founder and CEO of Moniker.com. “We continue to break our previous sales records with each auction, a sign that the market for premium domain names is maturing and becoming better understood by buyers and sellers alike.”
In addition to record-breaking sales, Moniker also saw a 23 percent increase in the number of new auction bidders at the Casino Affiliates Convention Silent Auction.
Some Premium Domains Still Up for Grabs
Interest still exists for Slots.com, Horseracing.com and Winner.com as well as many other premium domains. Individuals interested in purchasing these domains should contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Next Live Auction at Inaugural T.R.A.F.F.I.C. New York
Moniker returns to the states with one of the highest profile Live Domain Auctions ever. It will be held during T.R.A.F.F.I.C. New York on June 19–22, 2007 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel. Additional auctions will also be held at the Affiliate Summit in Miami and Internext in Hollywood, FL. Domain owners interested in selling their names at auction should contact Moniker at email@example.com.
Moniker is the first and only provider of Domain Asset Management™, a complete set of business services that provide companies a single-point-of-access to help manage and maximize the value of their domains. These services include name creation, registration, acquisition, portfolio management, appraisal and escrow services, traffic monetization and after-market sales – all backed by unsurpassed customer service and security.
With more than a decade of experience, Moniker is a top 10 domain registrar, holds the industry's highest customer retention rate and pioneered the industry’s first domain appraisal formula. It is considered the industry’s premier marketplace to buy and sell domain names.
Customers include savvy investors, Web entrepreneurs and forward-thinking global companies, including Marchex, Nokta, Future Media Architects, AOL, Yahoo, the National Hockey League, Major League Baseball, Lions Gate Films, Bank of America, Microsoft, Jupitermedia, Geosigns, Mainstream Advertising and many others.
Moniker, with headquarters in Pompano Beach, Florida, is an operating unit of Seevast Corporation, a company of marketing services firms that drive sales, build brands and leverage core assets for their clients.
* Although .vc is the country code for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, it is often used to indicate "Vegas Casinos" or "Virtual Casinos."