Sports

How Is My Each Way Bet Calculated?

Each Way Bet Calculation So, your horse has romped home (or just crept into the places) and you want to know how much you have won after placing an Each Way bet. The each way aspect of a bet indicates that you are betting on two different outcomes su

Power Up

A Power Up allows you to increase the price of a selection of your choice. Power Ups used on Horse Racing and Greyhound Racing will not qualify for the Best Odds Guaranteed concession.

Powerplay/Power Price Rules

All powerplay/Power Price markets are subject to Paddy Power terms and conditions. If a market is based on a particular sport then the rules of that sport apply to the powerplay/Power Price market. All soccer specials are 90 minutes only unless other

How to place a Bet Builder bet

Say Hello to Paddy’s Bet Builder Ever tried to put together a tasty punt only to be told you can’t combine bets from the same game? That disappointment is a thing of the past with Bet Builder, which allows Paddy’s punters to pick from multiple marke

Horse Racing - Best Odds Guaranteed Explained

Paddy Power offer Best Odds Guaranteed on all UK & Irish Horse Racing from 8am on the day of the race. So, if you take a price on a horse and the Starting Price (SP) is bigger we will pay you out at the bigger odds!

Football - Shots On Target - Opta Definitions

Introduction We use a 3rd party data provider called ‘Opta’ to settle our Shot & Shot on Target markets. Although Opta make every effort to ensure their data collection is as accurate as possible, they can sometimes review the statistics and make

Dead Heat - What happens to My Bet

A dead heat in betting is when two or more participants tie for a position in an event. Horse Racing You back Paddy's Boy in the last at Kempton - it is heading for certain victory when out of nowhere comes Lucky Charm with a late run - they cross th

Golf - Bet Settlement

If your Outright Each Way bet has been paid out for less than you expected, it is most likely due to dead heat ties in the final leaderboard. A dead heat occurs when two or more participants tie for a position.

Horse Racing - Withdrawn Horse - Rule 4

WHAT IS RULE 4? Rule 4 is simply a deduction that is made to winning bets, when the race is impacted by a horse not running. It is a fair method of recalculating bets that have already been placed when suddenly a horse is withdrawn. For example, if you bet

Horse Racing - Non Runners - What happens to my bet?

I bet on a non-runner, what happens to my bet? Sorry to hear that! We hope the below information helps: Bets placed on Future Racing will be settled as a losing bets. Bets places on Non-Runner Money Back markets will have their stakes returned

Horse Racing - Future Racing

Future Racing, otherwise known as Ante Post betting is when a market exists in advance of an event. This way you can place your bet well in advance of the race. For Future Racing betting, unless otherwise specified all selections that are Non-Runners are counted as losers.

Horse Racing - Each Way Terms - 3 places at 1/5 odds

Each Way Terms - 3 places at 1/5 odds

Horse Racing - Each Way Terms - 4 places at 1/4 odds

Each Way Terms - 4 places at 1/4 odds

Betting Without

If you think that the horse that you fancy will beat everyone but one particular horse, you can still get a good price in the Betting Without Market, but it will be shorter than the odds of winning the race because you’re getting two chances. Even if

Goal Scorer Bets: Types and rules

We have several different goalscorer markets to bet on - the following are some of our more popular: First goalscorer Anytime goalscorer First goalscorer This just means you are picking the first player to score. There are a couple of things to look

How to Place a Bet

You can place a bet with Paddy Power in a few clicks. All you need to do is follow these six simple steps: Step - On the Paddy Power homepage, you will see a list of categories for you to place a bet in. Pick the category of your choice. Step - When

Fantasy - What Sports Can I Play On?

Choose a Fantasy contest, pick your team and compete against other players for cash prizes. Contests are available on single sporting events and on multiple events over a short period of time.

Types of bets

A single bet not good enough for you eh? Looking to multiply those winnings? Simply add the relevant number of selections to the betslip. Then add your stake beside the multiple bet type you wish to place.

I can't get the betslip to work

I can't get the betslip to work

Virtual Sports

Virtual Sports betting works the same way as our sports product except its Fixed Odds. You will not see the price changing. The process of placing a bet is the same as it is on our sports betting. 1. First you need to find what you want to bet on. Se

Powercasts

Powercasts

Changing Odds Format

By default, the odds displayed for sports markets on Paddy Power are in fractions, however we offer you the choice of changing this default option to display in decimals instead if you find that format more convenient for you. Changing the Odds Forma

Fantasy - Ways to Play

General Which types of contests are available? How do I see the contests I've entered? What are game styles? How is Paddy Power deciding which games will be included in various slates? How do you determine the score to beat in Beat the Score contests

What does "odds of 1/2 or greater" mean?

What does "odds of 1/2 or greater" mean?

Yankee & Super Yankee/Canadian

Yankee & Super Yankee/Canadian

Cash Out - Why Is It Not Working?

Why Might your Cash Out not be Working or Available? Cash Out isn't available for all markets on our Sportsbook. But, it's available for a lot! If cash out becomes unavailable to you, it is most likely for one of the following reasons: Your cash out

Fantasy - How is Paddy Power deciding which games will be included in various slates?

Games are chosen based on time, TV exposure, and game popularity. We’re not currently offering contests based on conference, but that could change once conference play heats up.

Fantasy - Which types of contests are available?

Whether you want to win big or play another user head-to-head, we’ve got something for you. Find the following contest types in the lobby. Tournaments High-paying contests with guaranteed prize pools. We offer single and multi-entry tournaments, whic

Fantasy - Do you offer Best Ball or Late Swap for College Basketball?

When creating a College Basketball lineup, you’ll need to select a total of eight players – Four Guards, three Forwards, and one Utility player. The score for each player you select will count towards your total (meaning the lowest score is not dropp

Fantasy - How do you determine the score to beat in Beat the Score contests?

Paddy Power offers Beat the Score contests with a variety of "scores to beat" to appeal to a broad range of users. We look at the percentage of users that historically have reached a corresponding score by sport. This gives users context into how cha

Fantasy - Late Swap FAQ

How to use Late Swaps Late Swap is a feature that gives you the flexibility to edit your players right until their individual games start, so you don’t have to worry about late news affecting your lineup. Using late swap is easy. Just follow the simp

Fantasy - What is a FLEX position?

For our NFL contests, a 'FLEX' position is a lineup spot where you have the option to select any position player (RB/WR/TE). We also offer contests with an 'anyFLEX' position, which includes kickers as well.

Fantasy - How do you determine the start time for Half Slate and 4th Quarter Only contests?

We currently offer these contests for NFL and NBA and will include statistics from the second half or 4th quarter only depending on which slate you join. The scheduled lock time for these contests will be estimated based on 15 minutes for each quarte

Fantasy - What are game styles?

At Paddy Power, we’re all about giving our users more ways to win— that’s why we’ve introduced several new game styles. While you may be familiar with our traditional fantasy roster formats and scoring structures, these change it up. Fancy an NFL gam

Fantasy - How do I see the contests I've entered?

All contests you have entered are viewable within Paddy Power. If you want to view or edit your teams for a contest that hasn’t started yet, head to Upcoming. If you want to track the live scores for contests that are currently in progress, visit Liv

Fantasy - I forgot to set my lineup. What can I do?

If you forget to set your lineup for a Friends Mode Championship prior to one of these game start times, you'll still be able to edit your lineup, but would have to choose from players that have not started their game yet. Essentially, this works the

Fantasy - How do I edit with a .CSV file?

We've recently added the .CSV Edit feature, which allows you to edit all of your lineups at once with only a few clicks! To use the CSV Edit feature, first click the Upcoming tab on your computer. Then, find the slate you want to edit and select 'CSV

Fantasy - Contest Rules

Fantasy - Contest Rules

Fantasy - Who is eligible for Beginner contests?

Beginner Contests are available to players who have entered less than 50 contests and have not earned an experience badge based on their winnings.

Fantasy - What kind of edits can I make with late swap?

The Late Swap feature allows you to edit a lineup after a contest has started, but before the scheduled start time for each individual player's respective game. You are able to perform edits to an individual entry, or all entries with the same lineup

Cash Out

Cash Out allows you to lock in a profit or loss before waiting for the event to finish. Paddy Power does the maths to offer you a value in real time of your current bets based on the live market prices. Cashing out a bet In the My Bets section, bets

Fantasy - When is the latest I can swap a player?

That depends on whether you have entered a late swap contest or not - we offer both! For contests that do not offer late swap, all edits will be final at the scheduled start time of the first game of the slate. That means no more entries and no more

How Do Odds Work?

Odds can be displayed in two ways: Fractions or Decimals You will probably be most familar with odds as fractions (e.g. 3/1). However, you can choose to display them as decimals (e.g. 4.00) if you wish. How to Change Odds Format Below is a table high

Fantasy - How do I cancel an entry?

We get it, sometimes that lineup isn't right and you need to cancel an entry. No worries. If you are on a desktop and would like to cancel an entry follow these steps: 1. Click on the 'Upcoming' tab at the top of the page 2. Click the 'Show Entry' li

Fantasy - Scoring

Index American Football Baseball Basketball Hockey Golf Soccer NASCAR College American Football College Basketball Snake Draft American Football Offense Defense

Fantasy - The games are all over and I won. So why is 'My Account' not showing my winnings?

Before we can settle contests, all box scores must be finalized. Because Fantasy Points are awarded by stats providers, some last minute corrections are sometimes necessary. In those cases, the contest may not be settled until the following day. If a

Fantasy - Entering & Editing Lineups

Entering Contest Editing LineUps Rules How do I enter contest? Can I change my lineup after I`ve entered a contest? How can I tell if a contests has late swap? How do I cancel an entry? What is late swap? How do you determine the start time for Half

Fantasy - Contest FAQs

How do I enter a contest ? 1. Choose a contest There are tons of different contest types and game styles to choose from in every sport. Visit the lobby to find one you like best and select ‘Enter new lineup”. 2. Pick your Players Build your team usi

Fantasy - What happens when a game is postponed?

Rules for how postponed games are handled in Paddy Power contests vary depending on the sport and contest type. For football contests, you will receive points for any postponed games that are played no later than the next Wednesday. For one-day baseb

Horse Racing Commentary Lines

This service is only available to callers in the Republic of Ireland. • 1560 111 340 (Irish Live Racing) • 1560 111 211 (UK Live Racing) • 1560 111 299 (Racing Results) Calls cost €1.28 per min. Calls from mobiles cost more. 18+. Service Provider: Ph

How to place a Win-Draw-Win Bet

Paddy Power offers customers various types of betting methods. This is to enhance your entertainment experience by empowering you to shape your journey with Paddy Power. Paddy Power also offers its customers the option of placing a Win-Draw-Win Bet.

Insurebet - Horse Racing

Insurebet does exactly as it says - it's an insurance against your horse being beaten if your horse fails to win but finishes second (Insurebet 2 Place) or second or third (Insurebet 3 Place) then you get your stake back. On most races we offer Insur

American Racing

American Horse Racing - What you need to know! The first thing to remember when you are betting with us on US Racing is that dividends reported from US tracks are to a $2 stake. What this essentially means is that to get your returns you need to divi

Odds On

Odds On refers to a horse that is more likely than others to win, in particular it refers any price which is shorter than evens (1/1).

Mobile - How to Place a Multiple Bet

Paddy Power offers customers various types of betting methods. This is to enhance your entertainment experience by empowering you to shape your journey with Paddy Power. Paddy Power also offers a range of multiple bets for you to enjoy. Your Guide fo

Darts Rules

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Where are my winnings?

While horse racing markets are usually settled within 30 minutes, for other sports there will be times where it takes up to 1 hour for you to receive funds back into your account. For more obscure sports or for novelty markets it may take several hou

Is it possible to cancel or edit a bet?

Unfortunately once you've confirmed your bet online, it's not possible to cancel or edit it. Always make sure that the details of your bet are correct before you confirm it.

Accumulator/Acca

The Accumulator or ACCA is the most simplest multiple bet - you have two or more selections and you need them all to win to get a return. A Two Selection Accumulator is also known as a Double. A Three Selection Accumulator is also known as a Treble.

Forecast Bets (Exacta)

Paddy Power offers customers various types of betting methods. This is to enhance your entertainment experience by empowering you to shape your journey with Paddy Power. Paddy Power also offers you the option of placing a Forecast bet. Your Guide to

Scorecast & Anytime Wincast

Paddy Power offers customers various types of betting methods. This is to enhance your entertainment experience by empowering you to shape your journey with Paddy Power. Paddy Power also offers you the option of placing a Scorecast & Anytime Wincast

What is SP?

SP stands for Starting Price - this is the price your horse starts the race at and is decided at the racecourse. With standard UK and Irish horse racing when you choose SP then it doesn't matter what the price is when you take the horse, it only matt

About Us

If we haven’t yet done the marketing equivalent of running up and slapping you in the face, then please allow us to introduce ourselves. Paddy Power is Ireland’s biggest, most successful, security conscious and innovative bookmaker. Not only that but

Mobile - How to place a single bet

Please note that Win Draw Win bets on soccer matches are valid for the first 90 minutes of the match, meaning that if your team wins but scores outside of the 90 minutes, your bet will be settled as a loser. More Info. To place your single bet, follo

Goalscorer Bets - What if my goalscorer doesn't start?

First Goalscorer - What if my player doesn't start? If your goalscorer doesn't start and another player scores, your bet will be voided. If your goalscorer starts and no other player scores, your bet will still be valid. If your goalscorer starts and

How to Place an Each Way Bet

Paddy Power offers customers various types of betting methods. This is to enhance your entertainment experience by empowering you to shape your journey with Paddy Power. Paddy Power also offers you the option of placing an Each Way Bet. How to Place

I placed a bet and it has disappeared

If you placed a bet, and cannot locate it, generally one of three things has happened: 1) You have two accounts and you are not logged into the account you placed the bet on. If you are unsure of whether you have multiple accounts, contact our custom

Faller Insurance

Faller Insurance is a market for jumps racing only and works in a similar way to . By taking slightly shorter odds on a horse, you will have the insurance of getting your money back if the horse falls, unseats the jockey or is brought down. We will i

Correct Score

Paddy Power offers customers various types of betting methods. This is to enhance your entertainment experience by empowering you to shape your journey with Paddy Power. Paddy Power also offers you the option of placing a Correct Score bet. How to pl

How to place a Treble

Paddy Power offers customers various types of betting methods. This is to enhance your entertainment experience by empowering you to shape your journey with Paddy Power. Paddy Power also offers you the option of placing a Treble. A Treble is one bet

Each Way Terms

An Each Way (E/W) bet is basically two bets - one bet is for the horse to win, the other is for the horse to place. Because it is two bets, you have to double your stake. You will receive a return on your bet if your selection wins but also if it pla

Aussie Rules Betting Rules

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Mobile - Watch Live: Sports

Paddy Power offers live sports streaming for free on several our mobile in-play events including football, tennis and golf. You only need to be logged in to access the streams. Here is an example of how to find a Tennis in-play live stream 1. Tap 'Te

Place Betting

If you bet on a horse to finish in a place, you are backing it to finish in the top two, three or four, depending on the number of runners in the race.

Own Goals Do Not Count

Own goals If the first goal is an own goal it does not count as a goal for settlement purposes. All bets on first goalscorer will therefore be settled on the next goal scored. Own goals do not effect the settlement of any bets placed on correct score

E-Sports Rules

The Start dates and times displayed on Paddy Power website for e-Sport matches are an indication only and are not guaranteed to be correct. If a match is suspended or postponed, and not resumed within 48 hours from the actual scheduled start time, t

Minimum Stake

The minimum stake is usually £/€ 0.10. Nevertheless this can change according to the market. When you confirm your bet in your betslip, you will receive an error message if your stake is too low. In Horse Racing, the minimum stake to avail of the Wat

How to Place an Accumulator Bet

Paddy Power offers customers various types of betting methods. This is to enhance your entertainment experience by empowering you to shape your journey with Paddy Power. Paddy Power also offers its customers the option of placing an Accumulator Bet.

Requesting a Price

If you can think of something that we haven't listed on site that might be worth a punt, you can contact us on social media by tweeting @AskPaddyPower. Alternatively, you can contact us here or email SMPriceRequests@paddypower.com. We'll offer you a

I Have Won! What Happens Now?

Congratulations! You have won! So, what happens next? After you have won your bet must be settled. At Paddy Power, we do our best to settle your bet within an hour in our most popular markets. How can you Check your Settled Bets? You can check your o

Tricast Bets (Trifecta)

Paddy Power offers customers various types of betting methods. This is to enhance your entertainment experience by empowering you to shape your journey with Paddy Power. Paddy Power also offers you the option of placing a Tricast bet. Tricasts are av

How to Check Partial Bet Settlements

If you wish to check on the progress of a partially settled bet, follow these simple steps. Locating a Partially Settled Bet

Related bets

Multiple bets are not accepted where the outcome of one event contributes wholly or partly to the outcome of another. If you try to place such a bet, an error message will be displayed: Not all selections can be combined. If taken in error the bet wi

In-Play Betting Rules

Live Betting means betting that takes place while an event is in progress. The following are our rules for Live Betting: 1. We reserve the right to void any part or all, of any bets, on any event on which we are Live Betting that is not completed (ie

What is the maximum payout?

It is the duty of all customers to stay within the limits mentioned hereafter. The limits apply to both single and multiple type bets. Where a multiple bet (i.e. any bet other than a single bet) has been placed which involves events with different ma

Football quick guide

90 Minute Betting: 90 minute betting is inclusive of all additional time played by the referee due to injuries and delays during the match. The full time result is the result for this market irrelevant of the number of minutes added on. In the event

Betslip Explained

If you want to place a bet, you must first add a selection to your bet slip. In order to do this, you simply need to click on the 'Odds' (i.e. 3/1) next to the selection you've bet on. This will add the selection to your betslip. At the top of the be

Racing - Why are my Winnings lower than expected?

If your winnings are lower than expected, it could be for one of these reasons: Your horse may have placed rather than won. Check out our Each Way Terms. There may have been a non-runner, which affected your returns. More Info. There has been a dead

Cycling Rules

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Water Polo Rules

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Handball Rules

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Text Betting FAQs

Do I need a separate Paddy Power account? No, your existing Paddy Power account can be used to place bets by text. The first time you place a bet by Text, you should include your username at the start so we can link your mobile number to your account

UFC/Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Rules

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Why is my bet not settled yet?

For Grand National 2019 and most popular markets, it usually takes a couple of minutes. However during Grand National, keep an eye on the yellow banner on our Help Centre Homepage for updates on race settlement. Due to the large volume of bets placed

Soccer Rules

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Bowls Rules

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WWE Rules

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Tennis Rules

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Novelty Bet Rules

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Volleyball/Beach Volleyball Rules

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Hockey/Rink Hockey Rules

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Golf Rules

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Horse Racing Rules

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American Football Rules

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Swimming

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Text Betting

Paddy Power's Text Betting service makes it easier than ever to place a bet - at the touch a few buttons your bet is on! All you need is a mobile phone and a Paddy Power account. You can bet on any event, 24 hours a day. You just need to send your st

How to Place a Multiple Bet

Paddy Power offers customers various types of betting methods. This is to enhance your entertainment experience by empowering you to shape your journey with Paddy Power. Paddy Power also offers a range of multiple bets for you to enjoy. Your Guide fo

Gymnastics Rules

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Bandy Rules

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Sailing

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Netball Rules

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A GUIDE TO PROFESSIONAL GAMING AND OUR MOST POPULAR ESPORTS

 The world of Esports has been on a steep rise – Now it’s truly coming to light in the absence of traditional sport Here is our short introduction to professional esport gaming and a guide through some of these Esports. With the traditional sports wo