PokerStars Changes Affiliate Policy

Amaya Headquarters in Montreal

The Canadian gaming provider predicts its Q1 revenues while the online poker favorite changes its affiliate deals.

Amaya Gaming gives the public a sneak peak of its upcoming first quarter takings. Although final statistics will only be presented on May 14, the Montreal based company expects its first period revenues to fall between $276m and $281m. Achieving these results would show an unexpected quarter on quarter growth.

A major part of their income is brought in by B2C online gambling operation which includes mobile casino providers PokerStarts and Full Tilt. The joint takings of recently divested Diamond Game Enterprises and Cadillac Jack will not be included in the first quarter report.

PokerStars makes major adjustments on partner deals

Broken deal
PokerStars, English poker site confirmed the rumors about the change of the company’s affiliate policy. Starting June 1 the associates will only be provided revenue shares for a two-year period. The retrospective act affects all current partners with previously lifetime deals. The reason behind the decision was the decrease in number of new players.

Although the significant change might upset a few of their current affiliates it is a spectacular opportunity for all new parties wishing to join in on the growing success. The goal is to attract new partners who would bring in new customers. Players will not notice any differences to their current gaming experience, PokerStarts told gambling news.

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