Paddy Power Bookmaker

Paddy Power was founded in 1988 on the merger of three existing Irish high street bookmakers. It is now the largest operator of licensed bookmaking offices in Ireland with a network of 161 shops in Ireland and the UK.

Paddy Power have an unconventional approach towards betting, with a commitment to making low-stake betting more entertaining and accessible.

Through this strategy the company has developed a strong reputation as "The Punter Friendly Bookmaker" and has become renowned for its unique "Money Back Specials".

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£20 Risk Free Bet

Paddy Power offer new customers a £20 risk free bet. Open an account and place your first bet of £20 and if the bet loses they'll give you your money back in cash. New Customer Offer, T&C’s Apply 18+.

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Best Odds Guaranteed

Available on all UK and Irish horse racing. If you take a price on a horse and the SP is bigger, they'll pay you out at the bigger odds. For example, if you take an early price of 3/1 on your selection and it wins at an SP of 4/1, they'll pay you at 4/1.

Applies to Singles and Multiples on win and each way markets only. To make sure your bet has a guaranteed price, look for the "GP" icon on your betslip before confirming your bet.

2nd To The SP Favourite

Free bet (of up to £25) if your horse finishes 2nd to the SP favourite in all races at one horse racing meeting every day. Applies to win singles and the win part of each way singles only. Does not apply to races where fewer than 5 runners take part.

Double Result on Horse Racing

Paddy Power pay double result on all horse racing in UK and Ireland.

Double result means if your horse is first past the post you get paid. However should your horse be awarded the race or promoted to a place as a result of a steward's enquiry or objection which is announced before the weigh in or winner alright, they will also pay you.

Overseas horse racing bets are settled on the official result.

Watch Live

Place a minimum bet of £1 (or £0.50 each-way) on any UK or Irish horse race and you can watch the action live from the Paddy Power web site.

Bet on the following sports

Horse Racing Horse Racing
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Bet Types

  • Single, Each-Way, Double
  • Treble, Trixie, Patent
  • Four Fold, Yankee, Lucky 15
  • Five Fold, Super yankee, Lucky 31
  • Six Fold, Heinz, Lucky 63
  • Seven Fold, Super Heinz
  • Eight Fold, Goliath
  • Forecast, Reverse Forecast, Combination Forecast
  • Tricast, Combination Tricast


You can deposit funds using Credit card, Debit card, Bank Transfer, Neteller, PayPal, PaySafeCard, Skrill / Moneybookers and Cash Card.

You may fund your account in either GBP Sterling (£) or Euro (€).

Please Gamble Responsibly.

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