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Power Up

What are PowerUp Tokens? These tokens allow you to boost your odds giving you a bigger return! The token will give your bet a percentage increase on your odds and the increase will be specified when placing your bet. You can use these on singles as well as Accas and Bet-Builders giving you maximum choice!

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

Paddy's Reward Club Payout and T&C's

Who can take part? To register for Paddy’s Rewards Club, login with your new or existing Paddy Power account and join the promotion.

Football quick guide

This article outlines some of the most commonly queried rules around football markets such as the 90 minute rule and popular football bets.

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

This article answers some frequently asked questions around what happens to your bet in the event of a Non Runner (a horse that pulls out of a race before it begins).

Each Way

This article explains Each Way betting; what it is, how to place an each way bet and scenarios that may cause your settlement amount to be different to what you were expecting.

Mobile - 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

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

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.

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

Bet Settlement

This article answers frequently asked questions around Bet Settlement. It covers timescales, what our settlement rules are and explains some of the reasons why you may not have received what you were expecting in your winnings.

Horse Racing - Withdrawn Horse - Rule 4

This article explains Rule 4 deductions made on winning bets. A rule 4 deduction is made when a horse has pulled out of a race prior to starting (a non runner). This then impacts the odds of all remaining participants and will result in reduced winnings.

Horse Racing - Best Odds Guaranteed Explained

This article explains our Best Odds Guaranteed promotion, where your odds get upgraded on selected races, providing you have Opted In.

Horse Racing - Future Racing

This article answers some frequently asked questions around Ante Post betting. Ante Post is a market that exists in advance of an event (usually 24-48 hours from the race start time and prior to 10am on race day). It has slightly different rules in respect of the settlement of Non Runners.

How to Place a Bet

This article explains how to place different types of bets; Single, Multiples, Accumulators and Bet Builders are covered. 

Dead Heat - What happens to My Bet

This article explains what happens to your bet in the event of a Dead Heat, where more than 1 participant (e.g. 2 horses) tie for a position in an event. 

Bet Types Explained

This article explains Rule 4 deductions made on winning bets. A rule 4 deduction is made when a horse has pulled out of a race prior to starting (a non runner). This then impacts the odds of all remaining participants and will result in reduced winnings.

Faller Money Back Markets

Faller Money Back is a market for jumps racing only where you will get your money back if the horse falls, unseats the jockey or is brought down. This offering is only on certain races and meetings. The market will be located in the "All Markets" section alongside Money Back, Place Only and Betting Without markets.

Beat the Drop

BEAT THE DROP Explained - Beat the Drop is one of the most popular games in the sports betting community that doesn’t require players to stake any money. There’s £5,000 up for grabs if you can confidently predict the outcomes of 15 sporting events,

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

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 markets

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

Yankee & Super Yankee/Canadian

Yankee & Super Yankee/Canadian

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

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.

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

Cash Out

CashOut 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.

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

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

Racing Money Back Tokens

Get Money Back Tokens on Horse Racing with Paddy Power

Football – Player Passes – Opta Definitions

We use a 3rd party data provider called ‘Opta’ to settle our Player Passes markets. Although Opta make every effort to ensure their data collection is as accurate as possible, they can sometimes review the statistics and make amendments. So, while it may appear as a successful player pass on our site, this could change once the final review is complete.

Football – Postponed or Abandoned Match Rules:

Settlement rules and what they mean for your bet

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

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

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

Horse Racing Rules

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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

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

Tote Betting

Paddy Power do not offer Tote betting online. Tote bets can only be placed in a Paddy Power shop or over text betting.

Void Bets

There are many reasons why a bet or selection may have been voided. These could include:

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

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

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

Each Way Terms - 4 places at 1/4 odds

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 Watch Live feature

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

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

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.

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

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

I can't get the betslip to work

I can't get the betslip to work

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

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.

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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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.

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

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

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

Aussie Rules Betting Rules

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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

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

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

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

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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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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American Football Rules

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Swimming

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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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