Ladbrokes Coral Group, the leading UK-based multi-channel bookmaking and gaming company acquired by GVC Holdings in March, has announced the relaunch of its affiliate programme in partnership with Income Access, Paysafe Group’s marketing technology and services provider. The Ladbrokes Coral Partners affiliate programme will be powered by Income Access’ affiliate software platform, as it continues to optimise growth and acquisitions across its internationally recognised brands.
Ladbrokes Coral Partners is the official affiliate programme for three of the UK’s top converting betting and gaming brands: Ladbrokes, Coral and Gala. The trio of brands combine to offer an array of quality gaming experiences across their sports betting, casino, bingo, poker and lotto products.
Representing a unified multi-channel company, committed to shaping the future of the bookmaking and the gaming industry through collective strengths and market-leading innovation, Ladbrokes Coral Partners offers affiliates a unique opportunity to drive sustained growth. Affiliates will also leverage Income Access’ affiliate marketing platform, which provides robust reporting and tracking features to help in the optimisation of future promotional efforts and retention campaigns.
Ladbrokes Coral Partners provides its affiliates with access to a team of experienced and knowledgeable professionals, dedicated to helping them achieve optimal acquisition and retention figures. Affiliates will further benefit from straightforward and competitive commission plans as well as the support of multilingual account managers, specialised in creating custom-tailored plans.
Anat Schlesinger, Marcom Manager at Ladbrokes Coral Group, said: “As the Coral and Gala brands have worked with Income Access for a number of years, it felt like a natural fit for Ladbrokes to be migrated onto the platform. Relaunching the affiliate programme also provides an opportunity to make essential updates and help Ladbrokes achieve greater synergy with Coral and Gala.”
Schlesinger added: “We have a great relationship with the team from Income Access and have every confidence that we will see great results with the new and improved affiliate programme.”
Tara Wilson, General Manager at Income Access, Paysafe Group, said: “Partnering with Ladbrokes Coral Partners for this initiative is a very important milestone for Income Access, as we continue to establish a leadership role in the market. Positioning ourselves to effectively meet the needs of one of iGaming’s most lauded and respected brands is an accomplishment of which we’re extremely proud.”
To learn more about the Ladbrokes Coral Partners affiliate programme, contact Ladbrokes.
About Ladbrokes Coral Group
We are a leading multi-channel bookmaking and gaming company with an international reach, combining 230 years of heritage and looking forward to an exciting future.
We have the best betting brands and the best people: we will lead the field and shape the future of responsible bookmaking and gaming. We aspire to be the biggest, best and most admired business in our industry.
Our origins lie in the traditional business of providing betting services to generations of British customers on horse and greyhound racing. Today we are proudly the number one British bookmaking business, seen on every high street and part of the fabric of hundreds of communities.
But we are much more. Thanks to our unwavering focus on the interests of our customers, we are strongly represented online. We have international businesses with leading positions in some of the world’s best markets. And we intend to grow further in the future.
We’ve done all this without ever abandoning the values which underpin our business: a love of sport, respect for our customers; investment in our people; and help and support for people who have a gambling-related problem. We are in a highly-regulated industry and taking our responsibilities seriously is absolutely core to the way we operate
About Income Access
Founded in 2002, Income Access is a digital marketing and technology company with an independent affiliate network. It specialises in providing affiliate marketing and digital marketing solutions to regulated iGaming, lottery, land-based casino and financial trading companies. Through its award-winning marketing software and a partnership-centric approach, Income Access delivers comprehensive data and strategic insight on marketing campaigns across all digital and offline channels.
In September 2016, Income Access was acquired by Paysafe Group, the company behind the digital wallet brands NETELLER and Skrill. Income Access is partnered with over 300 brands worldwide. These include: Betfred, Bet Victor, BGO Group, Caesars Interactive, Danske Spil (Danish national lottery), ETX Capital, GAIN Capital, IGT’s Lottomatica, Ladbrokes Coral, Jackpotjoy, Michigan Lottery, Pennsylvania Lottery, Pinnacle, Sportingbet, Tote Ireland, and TwinSpires.
About Paysafe Group
Paysafe Group (Paysafe) is a leading global provider of end-to-end payment solutions. Its core purpose is to enable businesses and consumers to connect and transact seamlessly through industry-leading capabilities in payment processing, digital wallet, card issuing and online cash solutions.
With over 20 years of online payment experience, an annualized transactional volume of over US $80 billion, and approximately 3,000 employees located in 12+ global locations, Paysafe connects businesses and consumers across 200 payment types in over 40 currencies around the world.
Delivered through an integrated platform, Paysafe solutions are geared toward mobile-initiated transactions, real-time analytics and the convergence between brick-and-mortar and online payments.
Visit us at www.paysafe.com.
Loro Partners Launched New Sports Betting and Casino Affiliate Programs
Loro Partners presents newly developed sports betting and club-associated programs that offer great opportunities to their clients. The company is a group of qualified experts that works on standards like trust and stability. It offers individuals to connect with and be a part of affiliate programs. The company provides incredible income deals to its partners. The group of qualified professionals assists the individuals in achieving the ideal outcomes in a brief time frame.
Loro Partners is a reliable investment platform that gives the surety of guaranteed income to its partners. Every month by the date of 20, the company starts convenient handling of withdrawal requests. Each partner who connected with Loro was relegated to a personal supervisor. The personal supervisor will provide the partner comprehension data and assist with any inquiry regarding the Loro brand. The company provides point-by-point and flexible details about the statistics to their partners. It offers various levels of access and information exports.
Loro Partners provides full customer support. The company endeavors to provide great comfort to its partners and as well as their clients. For high transformation proficiency, the company presents exclusive extra offers and promotional materials. Along with that, Loro provides technical support to its partners. The group of experts works day and night and will give any help with instances of technical problems or issues.
Loro Partners invites individuals to participate who want to adapt to traffic with their abilities. With the launch of the betting brand “Wagonbet,” individuals can begin earning. Wagonbet is designed according to the player’s needs. The brand is known as the flagship among bookmakers, which has a wide range of game and bet lines. The brand has a list of famous gambling club providers. The customers will be allowed to explore the site without any hurdles with neutral design and easy navigation. The Loro brand is responsible for supporting the customers, administration, competition, and reward as well and you can reach out via their social handles.
Raketech Q2 2022: Solid performance from the core portfolio of affiliation marketing and Affiliation Cloud launched
QUOTE FROM OSKAR MÜHLBACH, CEO
“Q2 of 2022 was yet another stable quarter for Raketech Group. Our core portfolio of affiliation marketing assets delivered results in line with Q1, despite challenging market conditions and low seasonality. Again, proving the strength of Raketech’s well diversified asset portfolio, as well as our well balanced vertical and geographical split. Total revenues for the quarter amounted to EUR 11.3m, equivalent to a growth of 29%.”
Q2 2022 FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS
- The core portfolio of affiliation marketing assets delivered solid results, despite challenging market conditions. Revenues totalled EUR 11.3 million (EUR 8.8 million).
- Organic growth amounted to -4.0% (25.7%), an effect of changed regulations on the Finnish market as well as Network sales no longer being offered on the German and Dutch markets due to re-regulations.
- US revenues amounted to EUR 1.3 million (EUR 0.3 million), as US sports entered its low season of the year.
- Sports revenues totalled EUR 3.5 million (EUR 1.3 million), corresponding to 31.0% (15.2%) of total revenues.
- Revenues from the recently launched Affiliation Cloud amounted to EUR 0.2 million (EUR 0 million).
- Adjusted EBITDA amounted to EUR 4.0 million (EUR 3.4 million), corresponding to a margin of 35.0% (38.7%). Expected seasonality effects from primarily the US market affecting the margin.
Q2 2022 OPERATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS
- Strong performance from most assets following the recent Google core update.
- Continuous investments in the US organisation and tech development such as the Affiliation Cloud to further consolidate the platform for growth.
- The company announced it has extended its revolving credit facility of EUR 15 million with Avida Finans AB up until September 2023. When utilized, the interest on the facility is EURIBOR plus 4.25% with an additional upfront extension fee. The credit facility includes an extension option and can thus be renewed annually subject to certain conditions.
SUBSEQUENT EVENTS AFTER THE END OF THE PERIOD
- Revenues in July 2022 amounted to EUR 3.9 million (EUR 2.9 million).
CEO OSKAR MÜHLBACH COMMENTS ON THE QUARTER
Q2 of 2022 was yet another stable quarter for Raketech Group. Our core portfolio of affiliation marketing assets delivered results in line with Q1, despite challenging market conditions and low seasonality. Again, proving the strength of Raketech’s well diversified asset portfolio, as well as our well balanced vertical and geographical split. Total revenues for the quarter amounted to EUR 11.3m, equivalent to a growth of 29%.
Year over year we declined organically with 4%, entirely relating to the Finnish market as expected, stabilizing on lower levels due to changes in legislation, and our Network no longer being offered on the German and Dutch markets due to re-regulations.
Considering these factors and that Q2 of last year included both a digitalization boost due to Covid and the UEFA EURO I am therefore very happy with our Q2 performance of this year. It gives me confidence to see that our assets are holding up strong despite such tough comparison numbers and a generally negative reported Q2 iGaming sentiment.
Furthermore, as Q2 is a seasonally weaker period for sports in the US, revenues from this market were as expected lower than those in Q1, representing 12% of the Group’s total. At the same time, revenues from the Nordics were 47% of group total thanks to the strong performance from our core portfolio.
Adjusted EBITDA for the quarter came in at EUR 4m, representing a margin of 35% relating primarily to the low sports season in the US where our fixed cost base is stable, in combination with the continuously high investments pace with regards to product development, US organization and the Affiliation Cloud.
During the quarter Google rolled out one of their “core updates” that affected us in a positive direction, which is an additional testament that we are doing things right. Worth mentioning in this context is that several of our flagship assets on the, for us so important Swedish market, experienced increased organic visibility. And with regards to our latest product innovation, the Affiliation Cloud, we experienced more interest in the product than expected, which is exciting considering it is currently only in beta phase. We have therefore increased investments into this area to ensure we maximize our capacity to onboard new clients while ensuring a great user experience for both affiliates and operators. Affiliation Cloud revenues for Q2 was approximately EUR 200k.
And with regards to other investments, one of the more interesting and exciting current projects is relating to our Flagship asset Casinofeber. As of February 2023, Casinofeber will be completely operated by the central Raketech team as it is handed over from the original team. I am very excited about this, not only from a product development perspective but also very much from a cash flow perspective as the full operating cash flow from this asset will be made available for Raketech in its whole once the final earn out is settled at the end Q1 2023.
As a final quarterly highlight, I am happy to be able to mention that we have extended our revolving credit facility of EUR 15 million for yet another year on attractive commercial conditions, with the possibility of further extension based on certain criteria. The credit facility ensures we can continue to invest into organic growth while also keeping the door open for additional M&A.
July revenues came in at EUR 3.9m, relating to continuous strong performance from core assets as well promising results from Affiliation Cloud.
The second half of the year is typically stronger than the first half. And with our core products portfolio performing well, the American football season coming to a start and the FIFA World Cup to look forward to in November and December, we reiterate our full-year aim of being within the interval of EUR 50-55m in revenues with an EBITDA margin within 40-44%. I am very happy to see that our diversification strategy and strong operational delivery focus is paying off. Raketech is in a position where we are, not immune perhaps, but very resilient against sudden changes in the world around us. And not only are we resilient but also well positioned for growth with regards to products, markets, and different revenue stream on the ever changing and growing global iGaming industry. With that said I am very much looking forward to the last part of this year.
AstroPay expands services with the launch of Global Affiliates Programme
AstroPay, the online payment solution of choice for millions of users worldwide, has launched a flagship global Affiliate Programme to provide revenue generating opportunities to individuals and businesses that want to generate online income and grow their business. The new programme is aimed at increasing AstroPay’s consumer base worldwide, while ensuring that those who are professionally dedicated to affiliate marketing can rely on a solid partner to thrive.
AstroPay launched the programme to enable affiliate partners access to special deals where they can generate income on an ongoing basis for every new user that joins the payment platform. The programme offers up to 20% revenue share commission, as well as dedicated teams and expertise on sales conversion. Affiliate partners will be able to rely on multilingual support and local experts for any of their needs and will also benefit from the AstroPay payment platform/solutions that have been tested and optimised for cross-border payments.
AstroPay will welcome a diverse range of partners including platforms, comparison sites and content creators in the payment industry as well iGaming, forex trading, and many others.
The programme will be available across countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America and Europe where AstroPay is available, and through hundreds of merchants that offer AstroPay as a payment option.
Leonardo Alonso, Head of Affiliates at AstroPay, said: “I am excited to see our new programme go live today. The Affiliate Programme is a new way of doing business with AstroPay. All those who are professionally dedicated to affiliate marketing will be very welcome and we look forward to working together and rewarding partners with a robust partnership that provides added value through an alternative way to continue growing their business.”
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