Amministrazione autonoma dei monopoli di stato – the Italian regulatory
Association of British Bookmakers.
Adjusted Cost per Acquisition
Total of all online and offline recruitment marketing spend (including
promotions and bonuses netted from revenue), all affiliate expenses
relating to deals where affiliates are paid a one-off fee for each sign-up
and all bonus costs (except those relating to sign-ups from revenue
share affiliates) divided by the aggregate number of real money signups
from non-affiliate sources and the number of real money sign-ups
through affiliates that are paid a one-off fee.
AMLD (amusement machine licence duty)
An annual duty payment relating to gaming machines. The rate of duty
payable varies according to machine category.
Average Monthly Active Player Days
The sum of, for all Unique Active Players in the period, the number
of days they have played during the period.
Bookmakers Afternoon Greyhound Services Limited, a not-for-profit company set up by various bookmakers, including Ladbrokes.
Bet in Play
Betting-in-Play allows bettors the opportunity to bet on outcomes
during a live event.
Category B2 gaming machine
Gaming machine with maximum stake of £100 and maximum prize
Category B3 gaming machine
Gaming machine with maximum stake of £1 and maximum prize
Cost per Acquisition
Total of all online and offline marketing spend (including promotions and
bonuses netted from revenue), all affiliate expenses relating to deals
where affiliates are paid a one-off fee for each sign-up and all bonus
costs (except those relating to sign-ups from revenue share affiliates)
divided by the aggregate of the number of real money sign-ups from
non-affiliate sources and the number of real money sign-ups through
affiliates that are paid a one-off fee.
An asset that will normally be turned into cash within a year.
A liability that will normally be repaid within a year.
Department of Culture, Media and Sport
The reduction in the book or market value of an asset, or the portion of an investment that can be deducted from taxable income.
The payment by a company to its shareholders.
The annual dividend per share divided by the price per share.
Earnings before interest and tax.
Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation.
Earnings per share. This is calculated by dividing the profit (or underlying earnings) by the weighted average number of shares in issue.
The in/out flow of cash on a one-off basis.
The purchase of shares in which the buyer is not entitled to the forthcoming dividend.
FOBTs or Fixed Odds Betting Terminals
Computerised machines which allow players to bet on the outcome
of various games and events with fixed odds, including roulette. Also
referred to as B2 machines.
The Gambling Act 2005 is the primary piece of legislation governing
gambling regulations in Great Britain.
A charitable organisation which provides counselling to those with
Set up under the Gambling Act 2005, the Gambling Commission
regulates casinos, bingo, gaming machines and lotteries. It is also
responsible for the regulation of betting and remote gambling, as well
as helping to protect children and vulnerable people.
Betting shops can operate machines with B2 content (including old
FOBT content) and B3 content (e.g. £500 payout jackpot games), as
defined by the 2005 Gambling Act.
Gross profit tax (GPT)
Introduced in October 2001, this is a duty charged by the UK Government of 15% of a bookmaker's gross win.
Total customer stakes less customer winnings plus commission i.e. the
amount of money left behind by the customer.
Horse racing levy
A levy attributable to bets taken on horse racing and payable to the Horserace Betting Levy Board, primarily for the purpose of augmenting the prize money available for winning horses and providing certain racecourse amenities.
Licensed betting office.
The number of shares in issue multiplied by the share price.
Gross win less fair value adjustments (e.g. fair value of reward points,
free bets and promotional bonuses), VAT and associate income.
Ladbrokes’ Loyalty scheme which awards customers with a point
for every amount staked Over The Counter. These points are then
accumulated and can be redeemed for free bets, odds enhancements
or win bonuses.
Profit before finance costs and tax.
Operating profit expressed as a percentage of net revenue.
Price / earnings (P/E) ratio
The share price divided by earnings per share.
Remote Gambling Association: represents remote gambling companies and provides the industry with a single voice on all issues of importance to regulators, legislators and key decision makers around the world.
Real Money Sign-up
A new player who has registered and deposited funds into an account
with the Company. To address the issues posed by shared wallets.
Customers are categorised between lines of business according to
where they first register on the gaming site.
Responsibility in Gambling Trust (RiGT)
A charity that funds treatment, education and research related to
Earnings not paid out as dividends.
SIS (Satellite Information Services)
Ladbrokes owns 23.4% of SIS, a leading supplier of television
programming and sports data to licensed betting offices in the UK,
Ireland, Isle of Man and Channel Islands.
A one-time distribution of funds to shareholders.
Bets accepted on sporting and other events.
Unique Active Player
A player who has contributed to rake and/or placed a wager in the
Yield per Unique Active Player
Net Gaming Revenue divided by the number of Unique Active Players
in the period.
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