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U.S. Cuba Relations Spell Opportunity For Domain Name Investor

Renewed Cuban U.S. Relations and Increased Interest in Cuban Cigars May Have One Domain Name Investor Rolling In The Dough


Mar. 21, 2016 / PRZen / MIAMI — President of the United States Barack Obama’s visit to Cuba this week is the first visit by a standing U.S. president since 1928. While Cuban rollers roll cigars for the President and his entourage, one well known domain investor hopes to be rolling in the dough.

In 2002, Scott Alliy acquired the brand domain name Since that time, his portfolio of Cuban Cigar domains has grown to 29 domain names. His Cuban Cigar collection features many generic domains including and and features some new Top Level Generic Domain Names (GTLD) .club domains like and

The two newest members of Scott’s Cuba domain portfolio are and According to historical sales, sold in 2006 for $55,000. Based on the sales price of Cuban Cigars and the growing likelihood of free trade between the U.S. and Cuba, not to mention that the U.S. is the largest cigar market in the world, Scott estimates his Cuban Cigar domain collection could be worth as much as 7 figures.

About the author

Scott Alliy is the President and CEO of, a digital brand agency offering brand domains and internet marketing advisory and consulting services. Scott knows a powerful digital brand name when he sees it. He has been buying and selling domain names and building and operating successful Internet businesses for the past 20 years.

All the Cuban Cigar domains in the portfolio are listed for sale on, Scott says. He will also consider requests from domain brokers with clients interested in acquiring the portfolio or one or more of the Cuban domain names he owns.

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