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Is there a way to reward registered users with real money in a programmatic way, i.e. via Rules?

Like Commerce Card On File but in reverse:

  1. My site (or some admin account) has a credit card (or whatever works) saved for later billing.
  2. One of my users has saved an account to receive payments (a credit card, a paypal account or whatever works in Europe).
  3. The user does something that earns him a reward.
  4. He (or a scheduled component) fires a Rule that create an order and pays from the admin card to his account automatically.

The legal aspects are not relevant at this stage (valid billing for taxes, which would be from the user, etc.)

UPDATE: I found Commerce Funds and Stripe Connect together with Commerce Stripe module to be promising, still I don't see the functionality right away.

Anyone having experience with creating a real market (real money) on Drupal?

I also submitted a feature request (https://www.drupal.org/node/2398423) on Commerce Stripe module.

UPDATE 2: Paypal has something here https:// www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_batch-payment-overview-outside. It is called MassPay but is limited to max 250 recipients via the API and 5000 via a static csv list. I don't have info on Drupal modules implementing that, if you do, please share.

In the meantime, I could still create a View, data-export it to CSV and manually upload to Paypal to make the payments each month to my users, 5k at a time. It's not so bad, but a completely integrated and automated solution would be way better.

  • You might also want to have a look at this. All 'money' remains in the site, but can be withdrawn. drupal.stackexchange.com/q/36695/9921 – Neograph734 Dec 25 '14 at 10:03
  • Do you have any hints on how money can be withdrawn by the user (i.e. without further human action from the paying card holder)? That is the crucial point in the question! – kopeboy Dec 26 '14 at 14:47
  • The modules come with an API and a withdraw function. With some custom coding you should be able to do something. – Neograph734 Dec 28 '14 at 9:08

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