Paddy Power Sports Betting
About Paddy Power Sports Betting
Unlike some of its counterparts, Paddy Power Sports Betting has only been around since 1988 – and that’s not its online operations that its entire company. An epic rise to fame has since taken it to the top of the Irish bookmakers market while it is also a high-street name throughout Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Its website is simple enough to get around, with an ‘A to Z’ of sports that vary from American Football to Volleyball and includes Politics and Novelty Bets.
Promotions are a little difficult to find, but click through to the Money-Back Specials page and then click the Bonuses tab to see what’s on offer. You can also look out for the daily racing special on the Paddy Power Sports home page.
New Player Welcome Offer
Paddy Power Sports Betting gives all new players a £20 risk-free bet. The offer is only available on single bets only. If your first bet is a loser then they will refund your cash. The funds will be refunded to your account within six hours of your bet losing between the hours of 09:00 – 22:00.
18+ New players only. Wagering requirements apply. See website for full T&C’s.
- In-Play Betting
- Phone Betting
- Sports Betting
In-play markets are easy to access at Paddy Power Sports Betting and give you all the information you need to place a bet right there on the page, without necessarily needing to have the relevant event on TV or video stream.
Matches and races from all over the world make it on to the Paddy Power Sports Betting page, and as you might expect, you can get excellent odds if you’re willing to bet on a last-minute comeback.
You can also access financial market bets via this page, letting you wager on the performance of the FTSE, and on the price of commodities like oil and gold.
Together with the Paddy Power Sports Betting, it’s an interesting combination of markets to bid on – and provides plenty of varieties to hold your attention over the course of a day or more.
Deposit and Withdrawal Methods
Paddypower.com/bet accepts all main payment options for both deposit and withdrawal. They accept all major credit and debit cards, NETeller, PayPal, and Skrill.
- Visa Electron
The wagering requirements on Paddy Power Sports Betting can differ depending on the types of game you play. Make sure to meet the minimum odds requirement if one is stated, usually at 1/2 or greater. We recommend you double check their website for further details as these requirements may have changed since the time of writing this review.
Please note: Any winning accrued from bonus money will remain as non-withdrawable as it is still classed as bonus money until the player has met the wagering requirement. Also, if you don’t use the bonus funds within 30 days, then it will expire.
Paddypower.com/bet claims to process withdrawals within 24 hours of receiving your request, and this means they should reach your bank promptly. However, members making withdrawals may need to provide additional information such as a copy of their driving license, passport or recent utility bill before their withdrawal can be processed. While they claim, withdrawals will be processed within 24 hours be advised they can take a few days to clear dependent on the method used, see below for withdrawal times.
- Credit / Debit Cards = 1-5 days, min withdrawal £10 and max withdrawal £10,000
- NETeller = 24 hours, min withdrawal £10 and max withdrawal £5,000
- PayPal = 24 hours, min withdrawal £10 and max withdrawal £5,500
- Skrill = 24 hours, min withdrawal £10 and max withdrawal £2,500
Although they’re not the easiest to find, it’s worth persevering when looking for Paddy Power Sports Betting promotions. Unlike some other sites, there are few site-wide bonuses; instead, you’re more likely to find a special offer that suits your particular bet or market.
In horse racing, for example, there’s a Double Result pledge. Which means in races where the winner suffers a disqualification, the bookie will pay out on both the disqualified horse and the subsequent winner.
There are several novelty markets to choose from at Paddy Power Sports Betting, which may help to keep you interested if you have a bad week on the sports books.
There’s a dedicated section for political bets, many of which also make the novelty page, letting you wager on future US presidents and UK prime ministers.
Lucky Numbers games, found in the Lotteries section, let you choose a set of numbers from the lottery draws that take place regularly all over the world, with payouts depending on how many you guess correctly.
Customer Support and Help
Paddy Power Sports Betting Customer Support is available 24 hours a day to help with any queries. The quickest way to get hold of them is via their live chat and players can also contact them by telephone, email or via their social media channels.
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