Affiliate Lounge is a large online casino affiliate program that promotes several leading European-facing brands, including Betsafe Casino, Betsson Casino, and Casino Euro. All of these brands offer leading slots and casino games (including live casino) from multiple platforms, including Microgaming, NetEnt, and Evolution Gaming, among others. Many of its sites also offer poker and sports betting. Unfortunately, the program has a minimum activity clause. It is under the jurisdiction of Malta.
By default, Affiliate Lounge compensates its partners through a revenue sharing plan. The basis for these commissions is the net revenue earned from an affiliate’s players, which they calculate as gross gaming profit minus bonuses and jackpot contribution payouts, administrative fees, fraud and chargeback costs, returned stakes, and duties and taxes.
The amount an affiliate receives from this net revenue is dependent on which monthly revenue tier he or she is in. Those who make it to the higher tiers receive a greater share of the net revenue generated.
Unfortunately, Affiliate Lounge has a minimum activity clause with no fixed guidelines for application. Historically they have used this to close accounts that were still earning regular commissions but have not referred any new players within a few months.
Affiliate Lounge does not apply negative-earning months to future commissionable earnings (i.e. no negative carryover). There is also no bundling of earnings since all brands are tracked separately, maximizing potential commissions.
Affiliates with proven experience can apply for a CPA (cost-per-acquisition) scheme. Those who are approved by an affiliate manager will be paid one-time fees for qualified new depositors rather than revenue-based commissions.
Partners of Affiliate Lounge can refer others to the program through a traditional 2-tier structure. Referrers are then paid an additional commission equal to a fixed percentage of all earnings accrued by sub-affiliates.
Affiliate Lounge consistently pays qualified affiliates within the first 10 days of the end of each month. The minimum cashout threshold is very low at €50 regardless of the payment method chosen. Affiliates who do not reach this level will have their earnings transferred to future months until the threshold is met. No admin fees are deducted from these commissions.
Partners of Affiliate Lounge can opt to receive their payments via Neteller, Skrill, or any Affiliate Lounge casino player account. These payments are issued in euros only, so any foreign exchange costs are the responsibility of the affiliate.
Affiliate Lounge is powered by Income Access, one of the most widely used affiliate platforms in the industry. This third-party software solution offers regularly updated player statistics, custom reporting features, integrated creatives, and no-hassle commissions.
- Promotes one of the largest families of European-focused casinos
- No negative carryover
- No bundling
- 2-tier sub-affiliation scheme available
- Very low €50 minimum cashout method
- No admin fees taken from commissions
- Powered by well-known Income Access platform
- Not marketable to US players
- Vague minimum activity clause
- Payments made in euros only