The new and as so far unidentified - owner of the domain www.onlinecasino.dk paid a breezy purchase price of $580 000 for it on July 19 this year, according to an information from Business Wire.
The report points out that this value of the domain at 10 percent of the most costly gambling url - Slots.com - purchased previously this year by Bodog Antigua for a reported $5.85 million. At the time Bodog claim that the attainment price paid for Slots.com was the biggest amount of money paid out for a domain name in 2010, and along with the top 10 fees ever paid for a domain name.
The Business Wire report identify the purchaser only as “an online gaming company based in Malta” and more than the detail that the onlinecasino.dk domain was registered in August 1999, with registration expiring in 2013, and so as to the IP is located in Copenhagen, Denmark.
The website is a Danish online gambling casino guide and in order portal, promoting several big-name industry operations with Alexa stats presentation up to 3,512,704 users a month, supporting Business Wire’s brag that it is the top generic domain name in the Nordic country.
The high selling price may have been inclined by the Danish government’s approval last (June) month of laws at least partly liberalizing the nation’s online gambling market, although there is disagreement over unfair tax rates, on which an EC ruling is expected.