Bonuses, Bets & Promotions
We’ve already mentioned one promotion that’s available at Paddy Power but there is so much more than just that. We’ll be covering a select few here to give you an idea of the type of quality they offer, but rest assured, there is plenty more on the website itself.
Don’t be alarmed though if the promotions we have mentioned here have been changed or replaced, as it is common for bookmakers to amend their offering over time. That is especially the case with bonuses which are time sensitive: for instance, one related to a specific sporting event. However, we hope what we do cover here will give you a decent indication of the type of quality available at Paddy Power regardless of what you see on the site.
One last point is that although we will mention some parts of the terms and conditions – specifically, whichever we deem the most relevant to providing you an overview –, this is not intended to cover them in full. Of course, all the details can be found at Paddy Power itself. Keep that in mind and let’s see what this betting juggernaut has in store.
ACCA Insurance 4 Plus: If your accumulator bet loses by one leg, you will receive a free bet with a maximum value of £10. These types of bonuses are nothing new but what sets this one apart is that you only need to bet on four plus accumulators to receive this bonus. It’s excellent value once again, with minimum odds of 1.20.
2 UP – You Win!: Another example of a promotion that’s both creative and valuable to users is the 2UP offer. This allows your bet to be paid out in full if your team is winning by two goals at any point in the match, regardless of whether your pick ends up winning, drawing or losing this game. This is available on the Premier League, La Liga and Champions League, with a maximum pay out of £2,500.
As far as promotions go, Paddy Power is up there with the very best. They can legitimately improve the user’s experience and provide plenty of value, while also managing to give the site a sense of creativity and personality. It’s exactly what you want out of your bonuses.
The amount of variety on offer at Paddy Power is frankly stunning. If you can think of a sport you want to bet on, you should be able to find it here. There’s everything from MMA to volleyball, with other options including things like e-sports, current affairs and so on.
Paddy Power Sports do have a mobile app and it manages to meet the incredibly high standards we have come to expect from the bookmaker. It’s quick, responsive, easy to use and allows you to see odds, place bets and even watch them all from the small screen. On top of that, it has also received a generally positive reception from users from what we are able to tell from our research and considering the quality, that is no surprise.
Live Streaming & Virtual Sports
Both live streaming and virtual sports can be found on Paddy Power across a wide variety of sports, including horse racing. Although do bear in mind that you are required to place a bet before being able to watch the live race stream. To be fair though, that is pretty standard.
Payment and Withdrawal Methods
A great example of Paddy Power’s top-class website design is just how easy it is to find and understand all the information regarding payment and withdrawal methods. Pretty much everything you need should be found within the Help section. And anything missing can be easily resolved by their customer service team – but more on that shortly. Here’s an overview of some of the most pertinent information, but this is by no means comprehensive. So, do check out the site if you need to know more.
The payment methods available include Debit/Credit Card, Bank Transfer, Neteller, PayPal, Paysafecard and Skrill/Moneybookers. Deposits have a minimum of £5 and withdrawals have a minimum of £10, except in the case of Paysafecard where it is not applicable. Deposit transaction times range between an instant and 1–5 working days, depending on the method.
Alongside the informative help section, there are two main ways to contact the Paddy Power customer service team and that is through the live chat feature on the site or their phone options. In our experience, we found the support team to be both fast and helpful. Although busier times may lead to a longer wait, there were no issues whenever we got in touch. The fact that both the live chat and the phone line are available 24/7 is just icing on the cake.
Reliability and Security
We hardly imagine there’s much question when it comes to the reliability and security of Paddy Power but just in case you were curious, they are licensed and regulated by the Gambling Commission in the UK and by the Malta Gaming Authority for elsewhere. Online security is assured via 128-bit SSL encryption, a dedicated security team and added security features such as an automatic 24-hour log out system.
Casino Welcome Bonus
It’s not only the sports section which has an extensive selection of promotions. There’s also a wide variety elsewhere, including the casino. New players can enjoy Paddy Power’s 200% casino bonus. This bonus has a minimum deposit of £20 and a maximum bonus amount of £20. The wagering requirement for this is 35x, which, considering the percentage, is better than many competitors.
Paddy Power Summary
As you may have been able to tell, we were very impressed with Paddy Power. This is a site that truly deserves its place among the absolute top bookmakers around. Their betting selection is excellent, their site is a joy to use, the promotions are generous and the customer service is top-notch. Any criticisms we have pale in comparison to the sheer weight of the positives available at this site.