Paddy Power Bookmaker

Paddy Power was founded in 1988 on the merger of three existing Irish high street bookmakers. 2016 saw a further merger with Betfair to form Paddy Power Betfair. They now employ over 7000 people across the world and run some of the world's most exciting online sports betting brands, powered by their sophisticated in-house technology.

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 their unique "Money Back Specials".

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.

Faller Insurance

Faller Insurance is a market for jumps racing only and is offered by Paddy Power on certain races and meetings. 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.

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
Greyhounds Greyhounds
Football Football
Golf Golf
Tennis Tennis
Cricket Cricket
Boxing Boxing
Darts Darts
Snooker Snooker
Motor Sports Motor Racing
Rugby League Rugby League
Rugby Union Rugby Union
American Football American Football
Baseball Baseball
Basketball Basketball
Ice Hockey Ice Hockey
Ice Hockey Table Tennis
Ice Hockey Volleyball
Cycling Cycling
Hockey Hockey
Athletics Athletics
Fishing Fishing
Netball Netball
Sailing Sailing
Australian Rules
GAA Sports
Show Jumping

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