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About .LOTTO


.Lotto is the domain name extension reserved exclusively for official, state-sanctioned lotteries around the world, creating an Internet namespace that users can trust globally for legitimate Lottery gaming and information. Restrictions have been put in place to ensure .LOTTO domains are issued only to approved entities.

Registration of .LOTTO web addresses is restricted to approximately 250 lotteries and affiliates that are members of approved standards bodies.

About .lotto

.Lotto is the domain name extension reserved exclusively for official, state-sanctioned lotteries around the world, creating an Internet namespace that users can trust globally for legitimate Lottery gaming and information. Restrictions have been put in place to ensure .LOTTO domains are issued only to approved entities.

Registration of .LOTTO web addresses is restricted to approximately 250 lotteries and affiliates that are members of approved standards bodies.

Type: Generic

Status: Taking registrations for GA.


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Launch Information


All times are UTC and 24-clock, unless otherwise stated.

Phase Dates Allocation Cost Eligibility
Sunrise Starts
22 Jul '15 01:00
Ends
21 Aug '15 00:00
First come, first served basis $2,210.00 TMCH Validation
General Availability Starts
8 Sep '15 01:00
First come, first served $1,750.00 See Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility Requirements


All applicants have to be members of approved lottery associations around the globe, i.e.:
  1. the WLA, NASPL, EL, ALA, CIBELAE and ALA and APLA; and/or
  2. other international lottery associations representing at least 5 State Lotteries: and/or
  3. 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.
  4. In addition, the Registrant must be classified within one or more of the following categories: 1) Lottery Operator - Eligible Registrants must be licensed or authorized to conduct lotteries by a jurisdiction domiciled in a state recognized by the United Nations or 2) 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

General Remarks


Reserved Domain Names

Some domain names are reserved names; these are names which are ineligible for registration due to ICANN restrictions or Registry Operator designation. Certain Domain names have been classified as Premium and will be sold at higher prices. If you wish to apply for a Premium domain name, please email support@lexsynergy.com to process your application.

General Capabilities


Setting Detail
Type Restricted
Supports Internationalisation (IDN) No
Supports DNSSEC No
Supports Backorders No
Supports Privacy Yes
Supports API Access Yes
Supports Dispute Resolution Yes
Subject to ICANN Guidelines Yes
Maximum Registration Period 10 years

Registration Details - Restricted


About .lotto

.Lotto is the domain name extension reserved exclusively for official, state-sanctioned lotteries around the world, creating an Internet namespace that users can trust globally for legitimate Lottery gaming and information. Restrictions have been put in place to ensure .LOTTO domains are issued only to approved entities.

Registration of .LOTTO web addresses is restricted to approximately 250 lotteries and affiliates that are members of approved standards bodies.

Verification Process/ Eligibility

All applicants have to be members of approved lottery associations around the globe, i.e.:

* the WLA, NASPL, EL, ALA, CIBELAE and ALA and APLA; and/or

* 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.

In addition, the Registrant must be classified within one or more of the following categories:

* Lottery Operator - Eligible Registrants must be licensed or authorized to conduct lotteries by a jurisdiction domiciled in a state recognized by the United Nations.

* 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

ELIGIBLE REGISTRANT ORGANIZATIONS:

AB Svenska Spel
Arizona State Lottery
Arkansas Scholarship Lottery
AS Eesti Loto
Asociacion de Loterias, Quinielas y Casinos Estatales de Argentina (A.L.E.A.)
Atlantic Lottery
Azerinteltek CJSC
Azerlotereya SJSC
Banca de Quinielas de Montevideo
BCLC (British Columbia Lottery Corporation)
Bremer Toto und Lotto GmbH
Bulgarian Sports Totalizer
C.N. Loteria Romana SA
Caixa Economica Federal
California Lottery
Camelot UK Lotteries Ltd.
CBN St Lucia Inc.
China Sports Lottery
China Welfare Lottery Issuance and Management Centre
CJSC Interlot
CJSC Sport-Pari
CJSC TD Stoloto
Closed Joint Stock Company 'Sport-Pari'
Colorado Lottery
Compania Nationala Loteria Romana S.A.
Congolaise de Gestion de Loterie S.A. COGELO
Connecticut Lottery Corporation
Corredor Empresarial S.A.
Cyprus Government Lottery
D.C. Lottery
Danske Spil A/S
De Lotto
Delaware Lottery
Det Danske Klasselotteri AS
Deutsche Klassenlotterie Berlin
Development Lotteries Board
Direccion de Loterias y Quinielas
Eurofootball Ltd.
Florida Lottery
FranCaise des Jeux
Georgia Lottery Corporation
Georgian Lottery Company LLC
Gibraltar Government Lottery
Gidani (Pty) Limited
GKL Gemeinsame Klassenlotterie der Lander
GTECH S.p.A
Happdraetti Haskola islands
Hellenic Lotteries SA
HKJC Lotteries Limited
Hoosier Lottery
Hrvatska Lutrija d.o.o.
I.M. Loteria Moldovei S.A.
Idaho Lottery
Illinois Lottery
IM Loteria Moldovei SA
Interlot, Private Joint-Stock Company
Intralot de Peru S.A.C.
Iowa Lottery
islensk Getspa
Israel Sports Betting Board - ISBB
Japan Lottery Association
Japan Lottery System, Inc.
Japan Sport Council
Joint Stock Company, Russian Lotteries
Kansas Lottery
Kentucky Lottery Corporation
KSPO - Korea Sports Promotion Foundation
La FranCaise des Jeux
La Libanaise des Jeux sal
La Marocaine des Jeux et des Sports
Land Brandenburg Lotto GmbH
Latvijas Loto
Liberia National Lotteries Corporation
Lotaria e Kosoves
Lotaria Kombetare
Loteria de Catalunya
Loteria de Concepcion
Loteria del Tachira
Loteria Nacional de Beneficencia Panama
Loteria Nacional de la Junta de Beneficencia de Guayaquil
Loteria Nacional Dominicana
Loteria Nacional para la Asistencia Publica
Loteria Nacional Sociedad del Estado
Loterias Electronicas de Honduras
Loterie Nationale
Loterie Nationale (Belgium)
Loterie Nationale (Luxembourg)
Loterie Nationale (Morocco)
Loterie Nationale Burkinabe (LONAB)
Loterie Nationale de Cote d'Ivoire (LONACI)
Loterie Nationale du Benin
Loterie Nationale du Niger
Loterie Nationale Senegalaise (LO.NA.SE)
Loterie Nationale Togolaise
Loterija Slovenije d.d.
Loterija Slovenije, d.d.
Loto-Quebec
Lotterie-Treuhandgesellschaft mbH Hessen
Lotterie-Treuhandgesellschaft mbH ThUringen
Lottery of Bosnia & Herzegovina
Lottery of the Republic of Srpska
Lotterywest
LOTTO Hamburg GmbH
Lotto New Zealand
Lotto Rheinland-Pfalz GmbH
Lottomatica
Lottotech Ltd
Lotto-Toto GmbH Sachsen-Anhalt
Louisiana Lottery Corporation
Magnum Corporation Sdn Bhd
Maine State Lottery
Maltco Lotteries Limited
Maryland Lottery
Massachusetts State Lottery
Michigan Lottery
Mifal Hapais
Mifal HaPayis Israel National Lottery
Miljonlotteriet
Minnesota State Lottery
Missouri Lottery
Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Montana Lottery
MSL
NanumLotto Inc.
National Lotteries Board Sri Lanka
National Lotteries Control Board
National Lottery Administration
National Lottery Authority
National Lottery of Macedonia
Nebraska Lottery
Nederlandse Staatsloterij
Nederlandse Staatsloterij
NEW HAMPSHIRE LOTTERY
New Jersey Lottery
New Mexico Lottery
New York State Gaming Commission
NordwestLotto Schleswig-Holstein GmbH & Co. KG
Norsk Tipping AS
North Carolina Education Lottery
North Dakota Lottery
Ohio Lottery
Oklahoma Lottery Commission
Olifeja
Olifeja Inc.
ONCE
Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation
OPAP S.A.
OPAP S.A.
Oregon Lottery
Organizacion Nacional de Ciegos Espanoles ONCE
osterreichische Lotterien Ges.m.b.H.
Pacifique des Jeux
Pan India Network Ltd.
Pan Malaysian Pools Sdn Bhd
Pennsylvania Lottery
Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office
Polla Chilena de Beneficencia
Premier Lotteries Ireland Limited
Pronosticos para la Asistencia Publica
Puerto Rico Lottery
Rhode Island Lottery
SA Lotteries
Saarland Sporttoto GmbH
Sachische Lotto-GmbH
Sachsische LOTTO-GmbH
Santa Casa da Misericordia de Lisboa
SAZKA a.s.
Singapore Pools (Private) Limited
Sisal S.p.A.
SKILL LOTTO SOLUTIONS PVT. LTD.
SNAI S.p.A.
Sociedad Estatal Loterias y Apuestas del Estado
Societe de la Loterie de la Suisse Romande
South Carolina Education Lottery
South Dakota Lottery
Sportna Loterija d.d.
Sports Toto Co., Ltd.
Sports Toto Malaysia Sdn Bhd
Staatliche Lotterieverwaltung
Staatliche Lotterieverwaltung in Bayern
Staatliche Toto-Lotto GmbH
Staatliche Toto-Lotto GmbH Baden-WUrttemberg
State Lottery of Serbia
Swisslos Interkantonale Landeslotterie
Szerencsejatek Zrt.
Tatts Lotteries
Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation
Texas Lottery Commission
The Government Lottery Office
Tipos National Lottery Company AS
TIPOS, narodna loteriova spolonosti, a.s.
Totalizator Sportowy Sp. z o.o.
TOTO (The Israel Sports Betting Board)
Totolotek SA
Toto-Lotto Niedersachsen GmbH
Turkish National Lottery Administration
Ukrainian National Lottery
University of Iceland Lottery (Happdraetti Haskola islands)
VAS Latvijas Loto
Veikkaus Oy
Vermont Lottery
Verwaltungsgesellschaft Lotto und Toto in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern mbH
Virgin Islands Lottery
Virginia Lottery
Washington?s Lottery
West Virginia Lottery
Westdeutsche Lotterie GmbH & Co. OHG
Western Canada Lottery Corporation
Wisconsin Lottery
Wyoming Lottery Corporation

Application Process

The Registrant must provide following two pieces of information to register a .lotto domain name:

* An Alphanumeric verification ID provided by Afilias

* A fifth “Membership” Contact in addition to the Registrant, Admin, Technical and Billing contacts already required.

Name Allocation Mechanisms:

Registry Operator has initially identified the following domain name allocation mechanisms:

* First- Come, First Served (Sunrise) - The domain name is awarded to the first eligible Applicant

* Dutch Auction (Landrush)- Where multiple requests to register an available domain name will be resolved through an Auction on the Registry Operator’s website

* Request for Proposal ( “RFP”)- Where the Registry Operator will accept proposals from Applicants for an available domain name (this attracts a cost recovery fee

* Registry Operator Designated - Where the Registry Operator activates a limited number of names necessary for the operation or the promotion of TLD.

Restrictions:

* 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, or cause a material detriment to the lottery community, its customers or Internet users are explicitly prohibited, e.g., ihate.lotto or unfair.lotto.

* Privacy services may not be used to mask Whois data.

Sunrise (22 July 2015 15:00 UTC – 21 August 2015 15:00 UTC)

Applications are processed on a first come, first –served basis.

Fees

Application fee (including TMCH fee and 1 year registration): £1,088

Payment can also be made in US$ ($1,850), Euros (€1,360) and South African Rands (R20,672).

Eligibility

SMD file issued by the Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH) required.

If you have not verified your trademark with the TMCH we can submit it on your behalf. Read more about the TMCH and pricing here.

The domain must not begin or end with a hyphen and not exceed 63 characters.

Landrush (24th August 2015 15:00 UTC – 3rd September 2015 15:00 UTC)

Fees

All names will start at a maximum established price on the Landrush start date. Over the duration of Landrush, the price will be lowered in decrements daily as registrants decide at what price point they wish to register.

Period

Switchover time UTC

Early Access Fee

24 August

15:00

$22,000

25 August

15:00

$14,000

26 August

15:00

$12,000

27 August

15:00

$11,000

28 August

15:00

$10,000

29 August

15:00

$9,000

30 August

15:00

$8,000

31 August

15:00

$6,500

1 September

15:00

$5,000

2 September

15:00

$4,000

3 September

15:00

$3,000

General Availability (8th September 2015 15:00 UTC – onwards)

Annual Fees:

£1,029

$1,750

€1,286.25

R19,551

Some domain names are reserved names, these are names which are ineligible for registration due to ICANN restrictions or Registry Operator designation.

Setting Detail
Registration Wait Time Requires Verification
Requires Local Presence No
Maximum Registration Period 10 years
Refund Grace Period 0 days
Nameserver Limits No limit

Transfer Details


Setting Detail
Supports Transfer Yes
Supports Transfer Passwords Yes
Requires Transfer Passwords Yes
Transfer Mode Transfer and Renew

Prices


Action/Phase Price
General Availability $1,750.00
Transfer †* $1,750.00
Renewal $1,750.00
Sunrise †‡ $2,210.00
Landrush †‡ $37,400.00

does not apply to premium domains

may not include first year of registration

* may not include renewal

Disclaimer


The above information is provided by registry operators and/or other third parties and may change without further notice. Prior to relying on the aforesaid information, we recommend seeking confirmation by emailing support@lexsynergy.com.