Bodog.com Seized and Founder Calvin Ayre Indicted

Popular online poker and gambling site Bodog has had its .com domain seized by the US Department of Homeland Security. The seizure of Bodog.com, which occurred on the 27th Feb, is the latest in a long line of crackdowns by the US government.

However, the poker and betting company is likely to feel no financial pain from the move, as they had switched their operations from Bodog.com to Bodog.eu in May 2011. It has been reported that Bodog are consulting with legal advisors on how to get the domain returned. A BodogBrand spokesperson stated that ‘it is important to state that Bodog UK, Bodog Europe and Bodog Asia have never taken bets from the US.’

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