There are some merchant services providers, though, that not only provide but specialize in high risk credit card processing, and some of these providers are willing to offer merchant accounts for adult entertainment businesses.
To assist you in your search, we have compiled the following list of the top five businesses that provide credit card processing for adult merchants.
Merchants are encouraged to click through each provider’s page before choosing one in order to find the right fit for their business type.
Based in Woodland Hills, California, Payment Cloud is a merchant account provider that specializes in serving high risk business types.
Payline specializes in processing for online and retail business that sell physical goods like sex toys, movies, magazines as well as digital services like chat and webcam.
Payline can also provide processing for physical locations like strip clubs, but cannot process payments for escort services or any business that even remotely implies that it is an escort service.
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