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Paddy Power

8.5
Betting Markets9
Odds8
Live Betting8.7
Reliability9
Payment Methods8.8
Withdrawal Speed8.3
Customer Support7.7
Bonuses/Promotions8.1
Μοbile9.2
Website8.1
Players Rating: (3 Rates)
8

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Paddy is the best example of “united we stand” in betting business, as they started as a merger of all Irish bookies, who expanded in many countries and eventually merged with Betfair. Nowadays Paddy’s popularity is exceeding the British Isles, their main area of interest. They’re one of the first bookmakers who took advantage of odds as a commercial campaign, offering odds on bizarre events to attract publicity. Their services could be complete if they added an Asian Handicap option to their great number of alternative betting selections. They still offer their website only in English, by choice.


Why choose Paddy Power

The Irish power

  • Incredible range of sports
  • Suitable for football lovers
  • Cash Out
  • Multiview option in live betting section
  • Many payment methods
  • Quick withdrawals
  • User friendly website
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Bookmaker Profile

Paddy Power was established in 1988 and is Ireland’s biggest and most popular bookmaker. Paddy was the result of the merger of three existing Irish bookmakers, who decided to combine the 40 betting shops they had at that time, in order to create something huge. They managed it, since they operate a huge number of 356 betting shops and they are the third largest online bookmaker and sixth largest online gaming business in Britain and Ireland. On 14 May 2010, Paddy Power acquired a majority stake in Australian bookmaker Sportsbet.com.au, while they have also merged with Betfair.

The bookmaker is known for offering odds on controversial markets in order to gain publicity. For example, in November 2008, there were offered odds of 16/1 in the possibility that U.S. President Barack Obama ‘would not finish’ his first term (this was widely interpreted as his odds of assassination). Other controversial markets were «the first species to be driven to extinction by the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico» and « potential extinction of the polar bear».

In total they offer a massive number of 40 different sports, while they are also a good choice for football lovers. The punters will find a great number of alternative betting selections that may reach 135 different markets at every match. Many special bets are also available, such as combinations of two players to score, a player to score and the other to hit the woodwork and many more. Moreover, cash out feature is provided to the players and outright bets as well.

The live betting section is very attractive, user friendly and with lots of choices. The players can place bets in a wide range of markets, there is a fast betting feature. There is also available a Multiview option, where the punters may monitor up to 9 events simultaneously. Finally, a live streaming feature is available.

The payments are being concluded really fast and through a satisfying variety of methods, while the limits at winnings are high. Mobile applications can be found for every platform, and also there is provided a phone betting service. The players can also enjoy placing their bets on Virtual Sports, Poker, Casino, Live Casino, Games, Lotteries and Bingo.

Although there are not any welcome bonuses available, the players will find a great number of promotions. Accumulator insurance, Early payouts on Premier League matches and on Rugby matches, a tennis free bet, a US sports accumulator insurance and horse racing/greyhounds money back specials.

Website
www.paddypower.com
Year established
1988
Online Since
2000
Owner
Paddy Power Betfair plc
Paddy Power CEO
Breon Corcoran
Address
Airton House, Airton Road, Tallaght, Dublin 24, Ireland
License
Malta, United Kingdom
Bookmaker Type
Traditional

Deposits

  Charge Min. Deposit  
visa Free of charge 5€  
visaelectron Free of charge 5€  
mastercard Free of charge 5€  
maestro Free of charge 5€  
bank Free of charge 5€  
neteller Free of charge 5€  
skrill Free of charge 5€  
entropay Free of charge 5€  
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switch Free of charge Instant  
laser Free of charge Instant  

Withdrawals

  Charge Time  
visa Free of charge 1-5 days  
visaelectron Free of charge 1-5 days  
mastercard Free of charge 1-5 days  
maestro Free of charge 1-5 days  
bank Free of charge 1-5 days  
neteller Free of charge Instant  
skrill Free of charge Instant  
entropay Free of charge Instant  
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switch Free of charge 1-5 days
laser Free of charge 1-5 days
cheque Free of charge 5-10 days

Pros

  • A huge number of 40 different sports
  • Great range of markets at football
  • Cash out
  • Wide variety of payment methods
  • Quick and free of charge withdrawals
  • Quality customer support
  • Great for football fans

Cons

  • Too many country restrictions
  • No Asian Handicaps
  • Streaming available for certain countries
  • Website only in English
  • Average odds
  • Low limits at winnings

More Information

Customer Support

Hours Mon - Sat, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. GMT, Sun, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. GMT
Support channels Email, Live Chat, Telephone
E-mail support@paddypower.com
Telephone +353-140-45900
Phone Betting Yes / +353-140-45900
Support languages English

Betting

Min. Bet £0.10
Max. profit £500.000 per bet (soccer)
Type of odds Decimal, Fractional

Payout

Overall 93.5%
Football 94.3%
Basketball 92.6%
Tennis 93.2%

TV Spot

Website Info

Services Cash out, Live Streaming
Websites Languages
Restricted Countries American Samoa, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Cuba, Cyprus, DR Congo, Denmark, France, French Guiana, French Polynesia, French Southern Territories, Germany, Guadeloupe, Guam, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Libya, Nigeria, North Korea, Northern Mariana Islands, Pakistan, Puerto Rico, Reunion, Romania, Spain, St Pierre et Miquelon, Sudan, Syria, Turkey, Turkmenistan, US Virgin Island, USA, United States Minor Outlying Islands
Currencies GBP, EUR
Platforms PC, Mobile, Tablet
Mobile App Android, iPhone, Windows Phone
App No
Software Proprietary
Alexa Rank 11,479
Products Betting, Bingo, Casino, E-Sports, Games, Keno, Live Casino, Lottery, Poker, Pool Betting, Virtual Sports
Common Misspellings paddy powers, power paddy, paddy power in play

Sports & Markets

Sports American Football, Athletics, Australian Football, Badminton, Basketball, Beach Volleyball, Bowling, Boxing, Cricket, Cycling, Darts, Field Hockey, Football, GAA Football, Gaelic Hurling, Golf, Greyhounds, Handball, Horse Racing, Ice Hockey, MMA, Martial Arts, MotoGP, Motor Sports, Motorbikes, Netball, Politics, Rugby, Rugby Union, Sailing, Snooker, Surfing, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Triathlon, Volleyball, Winter Sports, Βaseball
Additional Betting Selections Alternative Handicap Basketball, Players points basketball

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