What is a .lotto domain?
From a first glance, the .LOTTO domain tells internet users who you are and what you do. The gambling industry contributed 240 billion to the U.S. economy in 2014. The .LOTTO domain is being enthusiastically adopted by official, state-sanctioned lotteries around the world. .LOTTO domains are credible and targeted, giving your brand an instant affiliation with lottery gambling. .LOTTO domain is a restricted domain, meaning only certain people and groups can register one. All .LOTTO domain users are verified, which tells the world and players that you are an legitimate lottery making you a trustworthy resource for gambling online. The .LOTTO domain is versatile and attention-grabbing, adding a serious boost to your personal and professional brand.
A .LOTTO domain name is short, professional and memorable helping you improve your search engine rank with keywords directly in the URL. It's no doubt that someone searching online for lottery gambling is more likely to click on a link that has the .LOTTO keyword they were searching for in the domain name and as we know every click on organic search results means dollars saved in paid marketing - and that's a big win!
The future of the internet is new and precise domain names that give customers a taste of your brand before they even visit your website. Establish yourself as an industry leader, enhance your online marketing, and differentiate your brand from the competition with .LOTTO domain, the namespace dedicated to big winnings!
How do I buy a .lotto domain?
To purchase your .lotto domain name, you must first search for the availability of the unique phrase (without spaces or with hyphens). If the domain name is available, you may then add it to the cart to register for up to 10 year(s). If the domain is not available, then either modify your phrase, or inquire about purchasing the name outright through 101domain's Domain Concierge Service.
Identity Digital, the registry authorized to operate the .lotto domain, has accredited 101domain to provide domain registration services for .lotto domains.
- 101domain is .lotto Accredited
- You can trust 101domain to do it right, because domain names are our specialty.
- 101domain is uniquely positioned to help guide you through the .lotto registration process.
- Our business was built on providing simple and timely domain registration services, and superior support once you have your name.
How do I start a .lotto website?
Once you have registered your .lotto domain name, if you want to utilize it as a website or email address, you will need to associate it with a cloud-based hosting service like Easy Website Builder, a server-based hosting service like Web Hosting, or an email and collaboration service like Google Workspace.
A website can be built either through a browser-based builder, an installed content management system like WordPress or Drupal, or done professionally by a web designer/developer. Additionally, it is recommended securing your website with SSL, and enhancing your website's speed using Secure Web Accelerator.
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How do I transfer a .lotto domain?
Transferring your .lotto domain name is a fast and easy process. To get started, you'll need an Authorization Code from the registrar that currently has the domain registered. Once you have that, get started by clicking "Transfer Now" below or visit our Transfers Page, enter your domain name to transfer in, provide the Authorization Code, and our system will process the transfer.
Every .lotto domain transfer into 101domain includes an additional year(s) renewal, so you're not losing any time, just saving money and gaining the access to the largest portfolio of extensions in the business and 101domain's powerful domain management system. If you are not provided an Authorization Code or having problems locating it, contact our Domain Specialists to help you navigate the process.
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FAQs for .lotto
.lotto domain names are available for 1-10 years.
The domain registration time frame for .lotto during general availability is 24 Hours.
.lotto Domain Names must:
- have minimum of 1 and a maximum of 63 characters;
- begin with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number;
- use the English character set and may contain letters (i.e., a-z, A-Z),numbers (i.e. 0-9) and dashes (-) or a combination of these;
- neither begin with, nor end with a dash;
- not contain a dash in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.lotto); and
- not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.lotto).
DNSSEC is available for .lotto domain. Enabling DNSSEC will protect .lotto domain names against counterfeit DNS data by providing origin authentication and integrity protection on that data. DNSSEC can be configured in your domain name's DNS panel.
Trustee Service is not available for .lotto extension. Trustee Service can help satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name.
No. At present the .lotto domain zone does not provide means to hide the information of the domain owner. All or partial information (name, address, email, etc.) may be displayed in WHOIS.
In accordance with ICANN, Generic Top Level Domains (gTLD) have a 40 day "Grace period" in which a domain name can be renewed without incurring an additional fee. Its important to note however that your domain will no longer resolve on the day it expires. After the 40 day grace period, there is a 30 day "Redemption Period" in which you can renew your domain name for an additional $150 USD.
The registry that manages the registration of domain names with the .lotto Top Level Domain is Identity Digital. You may visit them at https://identity.digital/.
Domain Requirements for .lotto
Registration of .LOTTO domain names is restricted to members of approved lottery associations around the globe. An eligible registrant will have already received a Member Contact ID and a Verification Code from the registry. You will be prompted to provide this information during checkout.
Eligible Registrants must be classified within one or more of the following categories and adhere to the relevant restrictions set forth below:
Eligible Registrants must be licensed or authorized to conduct lotteries by a jurisdiction domiciled in a state recognized by the United Nations. Sales of games of chance and/or skill must account for the majority of the organization’s total annual gross revenues. Such games must be offered in accordance with the requirements of the .Lotto Acceptable Use policy. Domain names registered by or on behalf of lotteries must correspond to the name of the Eligible Registrant, Eligible Registrant’s lottery games, Eligible Registrant’s product(s), or its product category. Qualified Registrants may include additional words within their domain names. For example, Registrants may register EntityName.lotto, EntityNameGameName.lotto and GameName.lotto.
Suppliers of Goods and Services to the Lottery Industry
Eligible Registrants are organizations that supply goods or services to the lottery industry and are a member of an Approved Standards Body. Examples include suppliers of online and offline systems, terminals, printers, video lottery terminals, special papers, vending machines, dispensers and drawing machines, telecommunication organizations, ticket printers, game designers, marketing and advertising specialists, consultants, auditors and trade magazines. Associate members are not permitted to conduct lotteries at a .LOTTO domain. Qualified Registrants may include additional words within their domain names. For example, Registrants may register AssociateMemberName.lotto, AssociateMemberNameMachines.lotto, and GravityPickMachine.lotto.
Approved Standards Body
Recognized lottery associations, i.e. theWorld Lottery Association (WLA)and the regional associations it recognizes: North American Association of State and Provincial (NASPL), European State Lottery and Toto Association (EL), the Corporation Iberoamericana de loterias y apuestas de estado (CIBELAE), the Association des Loteries d’Afrique (ALA) and the Asia Pacific Lottery Association (APLA), and other international lottery associations representing at least 5 State Lotteries and/or Lotteries licensed by the State to operate lottery games in the concerned jurisdiction and each of them located and operating in different jurisdictions or States.
Please note: A domain can be registered without a Membership ID and Verification Code. The domain name will remain on serverHold and will not resolve until this information is provided. There will be no refunds provided for failure to provide once the domain name is registered.
There should be a clear and logical nexus between the activities of the Registrant within the lottery industry and the domain name being registered. Domain names that are likely to deceive, disparage or cause a material detriment to the lottery community, its customers or Internet users are explicitly prohibited, e.g., ihate.lotto or unfair.lotto.
Some domain names may be permanently or temporarily reserved or restricted for registry operations, as premium domain names or to comply with ICANN requirements.
To comply with ICANN requirements, all two-character domains shall be initially reserved, however may be released in the future. In addition reserved names for a) International Olympic Committee, b) International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, and c) Intergovernmental Organizations, for new gTLDs., are not available in accordance with ICANN. The list of these names can be found here.
How do I renew a .lotto domain?
Renewing your domain name is simple! Just click "Renew Now" below or visit our Renewals Page, and enter your domain name to renew, or log into your Account Manager, select your ext domain name that you would like to renew, select the term of your renewal, and check out.
We also offer Auto-Renew—a great way to keep your domain name up-to-date without having to worry about letting them accidentally expire. Check your Account Settings to find out if you have Auto-Renew enabled.
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