During the recent sunrise and landrush phases of the launch, almost 800 .POKER names were registered, representing many global poker leaders such as poker community PocketFives and poker news site PokerNews. Others who have acquired their .POKER addresses include some of the worldâs best-known casinos such as Ballyâs, Borgata, Caesars Palace, Mirage, and Monte Carlo. Registrations are also in for many popular online gaming destinations such as Bovada, FullTilt, Grosvenor and WSOP, to name a few.
Lots of players dealt themselves in for landrush, and many great names received multiple applications (one got 14!).Â Auctions will soon be scheduled for this group, which includes bitcoin.poker, download.poker, highstakes.poker, virtual.poker, and world.poker.
âThe poker industry is large and growing, especially the online game,â said Roland LaPlante, Chief Marketing Officer of Afilias. â.POKER will help Internet users and search engines alike to quickly identify poker-focused content worldwide. Fans, suppliers, game hosts and sponsors and other poker-focused entities now have a dedicated space on the internet.Â A .POKER address will help put the odds in favor of the registrant!â
Overall, an estimated 80,000+ web addresses already include the word âpoker,â which demonstrates the appeal of an entire top level domain dedicated to the game.Â If you have a poker site, put it at the Internet home of everything poker: .POKER.
.POKER domain names are available at about 70 leading registrars around the world already and the list is expanding quickly. Register your favorite name from your preferred .POKER registrarÂ today. For more information about the .POKER domain, please visit www.get.poker.
Call for .POKER Partners! Are you interested in having your .POKER site featured? .POKERâs Partner Program is designed to showcase .POKER sites that are utilizing their domain name effectively and helping the community to grow. Selected .POKER sites will be featured in .POKERâs web site, press releases, media interviews, social media posts, blogs, and other communications. Got a great .POKER story to tell? Fill out this formÂ and the .POKER team will be in touch.
AfiliasÂ is the worldâs second largest domain registry, with approximately 20 million names under management. Afilias powers a wide variety of top level domains, and will soonÂ support hundreds of new TLDs now preparing for launch, including TLDs for cities, brands, communities and generic terms. Afiliasâ specialized technology makes Internet addresses more accessible and useful through a wide range of applications, including InternetÂ domain registry services,Â Managed DNSÂ andÂ mobile Web servicesÂ likeÂ goMobiÂ®Â andÂ DeviceAtlasÂ®.
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