Paddy Power Review
Paddy Power is the jolly green giant of the Irish betting scene. Founded in the late 1980s through the merger of three major Irish bookies, Paddy Power now runs over 350 betting shops throughout the UK and Ireland and operates a hugely popular online service offering sports betting, bingo, poker, spread betting and more.
If you're reading this, however, chances are you'll want to know all about Paddy Power's online sports betting service. Rest assured, Paddy Power provides a fully-featured service which is a popular choice for all types of betting fans - and they are particularly renowned for offering enticing and entertaining promotions on big sporting events.
Read on to find out more about Paddy Power online sports betting.
Making a Deposit
Paddy Power offers the standard, comprehensive options for depositing funds into your account including including Maestro, Visa, MasterCard, Neteller, MoneyBookers, PayPal, bank transfer Click2Pay, UKash, BPay, Neosurf, Poli, Entropay, Bank Wire, cheque, Instadebit and PaySafeCard.
Website Design and Usability
PaddyPower.com is a clean and easily navigable website that displays information clearly and concisely. Menu bars at the top of the site take you to the various types of online gambling provided by Paddy Power, underneath which is another navigation menu covering various features you may need to provide you with information when making your sports bets such as blogs, commentary, calculators and other handy resources. The left side of the sports betting pages covers the extensive range of sports available to bet on - read on for more information on this matter.
With an exhaustive array of sports covered, whatever you fancy a flutter on, you'll find yourself well catered for on Paddy Power.
Their full A-Z list of sports includes (deep breath): American Football, Athletics, Australian Rules, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Boxing, Cricket, Cycling, Darts, Financials, Football Betting, GAA Sports, Golf, Greyhound Racing, Handball, Horse Racing, Ice Hockey, Lotteries, Motor Racing, Netball, Novelty Bets, Poker, Politics, Pool, Power Play, Rugby League, Rugby Union, Snooker, Table Tennis, Tennis, UFC - MMA, Virtual Sports, Volleyball, Winter Sports.
Meanwhile, under 'Other Sports' they list cover some further, niche sports including Bandy, Beach Soccer, Beach Volleyball, Bowls, Futsal, Rowing, Hockey, Indoor Soccer, Squash, Waterpolo.
Like everything else on the site, withdrawing funds from your Paddy Power betting account is relatively quick and painless. Debit card withdrawals are available on minimum amounts of £/€10 and, although Paddy Power transfers funds immediately, bank processing times mean that it may take 2-3 days to process the transaction. Withdrawals by Bank Transfer are also available for amounts of £/€10+ but may take up to 5 working days to process.
Paddy Power provides comprehensive, helpful support services that are available to customers via a wide range of methods. Their live online chat service is the quickest and easiest methods, however, they also offer UK, Irish and worldwide telephone helplines, email support and contact via online social networks. Proud of their customer support service, Paddy Power publishes average response times on the help page - currently 21 seconds for telephone support, 39 seconds for live chat and just over 2 hours for email responses.