Paddy Power


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Editor's Review

  • Extremely user friendly, engaging and easy to navigate site
  • Great selection of sports and novelty betting markets
  • Live streaming and full coverage of a range of popular events
  • Generous free bet offers for new and existing members
  • Very limited currency options available
  • Not open to customers in the USA

Paddy Power is an extremely popular brand thanks to its self-imposed but justifiable reputation as “The Punter-Friendly Bookmaker”. It formed in 1988 and offers great value, fair betting to its customers.

The website is nicely designed – bright to fit in with the characteristic Irish influence of the Paddy Power branding, but smart enough to appear professional. It’s also extremely easy to find exactly what you’re looking for with the Quick Links and A-Z Betting Menus.

As a bookmaker, Paddy Power offers everything you could want; from top odds to great coverage, all with a sprinkling of Irish charm that gives it a unique edge in terms of the overall entertainment factor.

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Customer Support

Paddy Power has a very helpful Customer Support team on hand 24/7 who can be contacted online, by email, via live chat, or even through Twitter, or over the phone.

Deposit and Withdrawals Information

Unlike many of its competitors, Paddy Power offers a limited number of currencies, only catering for £ and € customers for the time being.

Cash deposits can be made into your online account through the high-street shop, or online via Credit or Debit cards, as well as other web options including Neteller, UKash, Skrill and Paypal.

Cashing out can be as quick as an hour, so Paddy Power scores top points in this category.


Paddy Power’s reputation is staked on its ability to keep punters happy, and this ensures a reliable and high standard of service in all aspects of the business.

Betting Coverage

Paddy Power offers fantastic coverage of all major UK and international sporting events, from Football to Golf, Cricket to Horseracing, and many more in between. Although it’s definitely a betting site aimed mostly at the UK and Ireland, there is sufficient global coverage of popular sports to keep almost all sports fans happy. It also features some brilliant novelty bets covering Politics, the Royal Family, Hollywood affairs, music charts and even the Pope!

With a top-of-the-range Mobile betting service, you can place a bet or check results whilst on the move. Mobile sports betting from Paddy Power is now available as an App on almost all smartphone platforms, as well as through its mobile-optimised website.

The live betting offering from Paddy Power is very simple and easy to use, with tons of great offers. Live odds are updated automatically, and users can easily see if the event they are following is being shown live on TV, making it easier to follow the action as it happens.

Paddy Power’s live-streaming coverage is one of the best available at the moment, offering a great range of sports, such as Tennis, Football, Horseracing and Volleyball, viewable online or on your mobile.

Paddy Power Advantages

Paddy Power offers some quality features which stand well above par.

Although the sports market is mainly aimed at UK bettors, meaning that to some the market might seem limited, the variety of betting options are daring and exciting, ensuring that punters always have a great time.

Again, always looking out for the customer, it genuinely feels as though Paddy Power is on the side of the punter with their generous Money Back Specials and Justice Payouts.

The website is also full of useful features, such as helpful beginner tips, a Blog that’s a great read and often very funny, as well as live text and audio commentaries.

Paddy Power Free Bet

Paddy Power offers a very competitive £20 Risk Free Bet. *T's and C's apply. It’s definitely worth signing up to Paddy Power for the fab free bet and maybe the old ‘luck of the Irish’ will bring you your next windfall.

Cashout times: 1-12 Hours
US Customers accepted: No
Customer support: Very Good
Casino: Yes
Poker: Yes
Games: Yes

*New customers only, limited to one per person. If you’ve previously had a Paddy Power account, you will not qualify for the offer. Place your FIRST bet on any Sportsbook market and if it loses we will refund your stake in CASH. Max refund for this offer is £20. Only deposits made using Cards or Paypal will qualify for this promotion

Paddy Power Live Betting

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Customer Reviews

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Paddy power is the best for putting bets on the horses. its good you can go in the shop or on the website and they even have it on an app now so you can have a quick bet when you’re doing other things. the free bet when I joined was £10 which is good but you can get more on other websites. I would suggest going to loads of sites and claiming all of the free bets and then when you’ve done that come back to paddy power because it is one of the best ones around. You can put bets on almost anything and they have lots of promotions that make it easier to win money.

Reviewer: Anthony

Location: Preston