.poker

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Status: Delegated
country: International
Registry: Afilias
Registry Backend: Afilias
Type: Generic
Category: Lifestyle
Priority #: 229 - Famous Four Media (dot Poker Limited)
471 - Donuts (Binky Mill, LLC)
1638 - Dot Poker LLC

1662 - Afilias
nTLDStats
Registrations: 3,650
Parked Domains: 2,579
Parked Domain %: 70.66 %
Important Dates
Delegation: 15 October 2014
General Availability: 21 April 2015

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.poker is a GTLD that was proposed in ICANN's New gTLD Program. After a Private auction in May 2014, Afilias became the only applicant for the string. It was delegated to the Root Zone of the DNS on the 15th October, 2014, completing the successful application for the string.[1]

Successful Applicant

  1. Afilias

Previous Applicants

  1. Donuts (Binky Mill, LLC) - The applicant has submitted Public Interest Commitments, which can be downloaded here.
  2. Dot Poker LLC - The applicant has submitted Public Interest Commitments, which can be downloaded here.
  3. Famous Four Media (dot Poker Limited)[2] - The applicant has submitted Public Interest Commitments, which can be downloaded here.

Private Auction

In a private auction conducted by Applicant Auction in May 2014, Afilias won the rights to .poker over the other three applicants for an undisclosed amount.[3]

Objection

Saudi Arabia's Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) filed an objection against the TLD.[4]

Contract signed

On the 3rd July 2014, Afilias received a Registry Agreement signed by ICANN for .poker after passing the Initial Evaluation.[5]

Delegation

It was delegated to the Root Zone of the DNS on the 15th October, 2014, completing the successful application for the string.[6]

References

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