• Short .vegas domains go on sale

    … Dot Vegas has made one and two-character .vegas domain names available to register on a first-come, first-served basis. Single-character domains such as a.vegas and 7.vegas and two-character names such as 77.vegas and bj.vegas all appear to be available, including domains that match country-code TLDs. Prices seem to be around the $2,750…

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  • Dot Vegas sells $2m of premiums

    … New gTLD registry operator Dot Vegas says it has sold over $2 million worth of “premium” .vegas domain names to date. The registry, which went to general availability in September, has also registered 1,000 additional premiums to itself in an effort to drum up more sales. The list is available at the registry’s web site (pdf). As you might…

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  • .vegas beats all six new M+M gTLDs combined

    … across all six zones. Meanwhile, .vegas, which also went to GA yesterday, managed to net 2,933 new domains, ending the day at 3,903. Here’s a table of M+M’s performance over its first seven or eight hours of GA, which began at 1600 UTC yesterday. Net GainTotal Domains .vodka421469 .cooking378439 .fishing350388 .horse287327 .country182220…

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  • Yeehaw! Bumper crop of new gTLD launches

    … the launch of the less exciting .cooking, .country, .fishing, .horse, .rodeo, and .vodka. Afilias’ rural-themed .organic also goes to GA today. As does .vegas, an oddity in the geo-gTLD space as it’s a city pretty much synonymous with one vertical market, gambling. Or three vertical markets, if you include booze and prostitution. .vegas names do…

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