US authorities seize domain

US authorities seize domain

Tuesday, 28 February 2012

The US Department of Homeland Security has seized the domain name, despite the fact that the site is not commercially operational anywhere in the world and hasn't been for a number of months.

BodogBrand confirmed the news via email this morning, “ The BodogBrand became aware late on 27th February that the domain had been seized by US Homeland Security. This domain is not currently in use by the BodogBrand or any Brand Licensee and has not been in use since the Morris Mohawk Gaming Group (MMGG) switched its operations from to in May 2011.”

“The revoked its licensing agreement with Morris Mohawk Gaming Group (MMGG) on December 15th 2011 after publicly stating it would do so in July 2011. It is equally important to state that Bodog UK, Bodog Europe and Bodog Asia have never taken bets from the US.”

BodogBrand confirmed that it “is currently consulting with its legal advisors with a view to having the domain returned.”

The and sites are unaffected.

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Tags: Bodog, US Department of Justice