The revenue generated from Adsense is split between the hubber and HubPages at the ratio of 60:40.
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That's just a decision that HubPages made. HubPages earns 40% of the money to keep the website online and to pay its employees. The rest is profit.
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Hubpages needs money to maintain their awesome service. It would be unfair if you got all the money while they did a lot of the work.
If it was less than 60% you might think you were getting ripped off,
I think most people see this figure as being better off with that split. If it was the other way round I think people would take their hard earned written content elsewhere.
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