Maverick Bankcard Review

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Best for

Medium to large-sized high risk businesses

Specializes in

POS solutions, EMV and NFC transaction processing, and providing merchant business analytics

Pricing Summary

Setup Fee: $0

Monthly Fee: $10

Swipe Rate: 1.00% - 4.99%+

Keyed-in Rate: 1.00% - 4.99%+

Early Termination Fee : $195

Contract Terms:

1 Year 3 Years
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Maverick Bankcard is a merchant account provider that primarily works with high-risk merchants. The company has grown tremendously since it was launched in 2000 and currently services over 80,000 merchant clients.

Maverick Bankcard Overview


Maverick Bankcard is a merchant account provider that was launched in 2000. It is currently located in Calabasas, California with Alan Griefer as the listed CEO of the firm.

Maverick Bankcard is a registered ISO/MSP of the following banks:

  • Avidia Bank in Hudson, MA

  • Evolve Bank & Trust in Memphis, TN

  • Esquire Bank NA in Jericho, NY

  • Mission Valley Bank in Sun Valley, CA

Although Maverick is known for servicing high-risk merchants, the company's website also aims to attract merchants in the retail, eCommerce, hotel, healthcare, gas station, and restaurant industries.

Quick Facts

Head Quarters

Calabasas, CA

Year Founded



Alan Griefer



Merchant Provider Risk Tolerance

What We Like

Zero set up fee.

Specializes in medium to large size high risk businesses.

NFC, EMV and point of sales processing provided.

Provides merchant business analysis.

Retail, ecommerce, hotel, healthcare, gas stations,and restaurants are able to use the company's services.

What We Don't Like

Monthly Fee.

Early termination Fee

Different contract lengths offered.

Employs independent sales agents.

Public pricing is not available.

Industries Served

  • Adult
  • CBD & Hemp
  • Cigars & Tobacco
  • Clothing & Apparel
  • Convenience Store
  • Dating
  • E-Cigarettes / Vape
  • Education
  • Educational Seminars
  • Electronics
  • Gaming
  • Gas Station
  • Guns & Firearms
  • Healthcare
  • Hosting
  • Hunting & Outdoor Equipment
  • Marijuana / Cannabis
  • Medical
  • Moving Companies
  • Nutraceuticals & Supplement
  • Personal Service
  • Property Management
  • Restaurant / Bar
  • SAAS
  • Self Defense, Tasers & Stun Guns
  • SEO & SEM Services
  • Smoking Accessories
  • Thrift Store
  • Travel
  • Web Design Services

Business Types Served

  • Ecommerce
  • High Risk
  • High Volume
  • Information
  • Low Risk
  • Mobile
  • Mom & Pop
  • MOTO
  • Non Profit
  • Online
  • Retail / Card Present
  • Small Business
  • Wholesale

Maverick Bankcard Products & Services


Maverick Bankcard promotes the following products on its website:


Maverick's analytics tool designed to aid merchants in tracking their business's progress by providing "clear, actionable data"

Maverick Gateway

The firm's payment gateway that is advertised to integrate with over 100 shopping carts, CRM systems, and software programs while providing dependable security.

POS solutions

Maverick Bankcard provides Point-of-Sale solutions that enable merchants to accept EMV chip, Verifone, and Near Field Communication (NFC) transactions like Apple Pay and Android Pay.

Maverick Bankcard Payment Processing

  • Credit Card Processing
  • Debit Card Processing
  • eCheck & ACH Processing
  • Gift & Loyalty Program
  • Mobile Payments App
  • Online Payments
  • Payment Gateway
  • POS Equipment

Maverick Bankcard Billing & Invoicing

  • Mobile Payments
  • Multi-Currency
  • Online Payments
  • Payment Processing
  • Recurring/Subscription Billing

Maverick Bankcard Advertising & Sales


Maverick Bankcard conducts a majority of its advertising through independent sales agents. Typically merchant account providers that employ sales agents face complaints for aggressive sales tactics and undisclosed terms but surprisingly Maverick has very little of these complaints. This could indicate that the firm is generally honest or transparent with its contract terms.

Truth in Marketing

Discloses All Important Terms


Public Pricing Available


Maverick Bankcard Pricing, Rates & Fees


Transaction fees with Maverick Bankcard can vary between 1-5% of the total transaction amount. The known fees are:

  • Early Termination Fee (ETF) = $195

  • Monthly Minimum Fee = $25/month

  • Monthly Service Fee = $10

  • Chargeback Fee = $25

It is uncertain if Maverick charges a fee for using its payment gateway.

Pricing at a Glance

Pricing Model

Swiped Rate

1.00% - 4.99%+

Keyed-in Rate

1.00% - 4.99%+

Mobile Payment Rate

Virtual Terminal Rate

1.00% - 4.99%+

Monthly Fee


Payment Gateway Fee


Batch Fee


Early Termination Fee


PCI Compliance Fee


Equipment Lease Terms

48 Month (locked)

Address Verification Service (AVS)

Application Fee

Account Setup Fee


Gateway Setup Fee


Annual Fee

Monthly Minimum


Statement Fee

Maverick Bankcard Contract & Terms

Since Maverick BankCard services such a large variety of merchants, the firm's contract terms can very greatly depending on a merchant's particular business model. A standard contract is believed to be a 48-month (4 year) agreement with an Early Termination Fee of $195.

Contract Length

1 Year3 Years

Early Termination Fee


Maverick Bankcard Setup & Support


Setup Highlights

  • Documentation / Knowledge Base

Support Highlights

  • Domestic Phone Support (Business Hours)
  • Offshore Tech Support (After Hours)

Maverick Bankcard Complaints, Ratings & Reviews

Maverick BankCard accredited with the Better Business Bureau and currently maintains an "A+" rating on their BBB profile. The firm has received 0 complaints during its 36-month operational record. Compared to other merchant account providers, this is a superb record especially considering Maverick's large 80,000 customer base.



A+(0 complaints)


4.5 Stars / 31 Reviews


5 Stars / Based on the opinion of 4 people


5 Stars / 6 Reviews


Total Online Reviews


Total Online Complaints




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