Paddy Power Sports

Paddy Power Sports is the result of a merger of 3 Irish bookmakers in 1988.  Paddy Power Sports has 365 betting shops, which are located in Ireland, Northern Ireland and Great Britain.  They are the 3rd largest bookmaker and the 6th largest online gaming bookmaker in Britain and Ireland.

Safety Features

Paddy Power Sports makes use of 128 bit SSL encryption which protects all data and ensures that all information that goes through the web server stays private.  To ensure that the SSL security is activated a padlock will appear on the browser.  They also have data protection that means they do not share any personal or financial information with a third party.  Paddy Power Sports uses a network firewall that protects any attempts at hacking their site.

All credit card details will be subject to a credit check that ensures that the credit card number entered is correct.  This means that a bettor’s credit card cannot be used for fraudulent purposes.   Paddy Power Sports has also added an extra security feature that will log bettors out of their accounts if they are logged on but have not been active for 24 hours.  It is also recommended that bettors regularly change their passwords and that regular scans are done.

Responsible Gaming

Paddy Power Sports has a web page devoted to responsible gaming.  The page offers advice to help prevent under age gaming, tips and tools to help stay within betting limits and looking out for friends and family who may have a gaming issue.  The site has a range of helpful options such as a budgeting while betting and knowing when to take a break.

Variety of Sports

This sports book has a range of different sports on which bettors can place wagers and they include Athletics, Beach Volleyball, Boxing, Bowls, Handball, Motor Racing, Politics, Pool, Rowing and many more.  Bettors can access all of the games on offer by clicking the sports betting tab on their site.  Paddy Power Sports also has novelty bets that include bets such as what colour will the lottery bonus ball be?

Financial Options

Paddy Power Sports has a Cash Card Plus that is directly linked to the Paddy Power Palace which means that bettors can withdraw cash from an ATM without incurring any bank charges.  They offer a range of different banking methods to deposit money and to withdraw winnings.  These range from bank transfers to ewallets that have a faster processing time.  The processing time will vary depending on what banking method is used.  The methods for both withdrawal and deposit include Visa, MasterCard, PayPal, Skrill and Neteller.

Call Centre

The Paddy Power Sports call centre is available between the hours of 08:00 till 24:00 Monday to Saturday and from 09:00 till 24:00 on a Sunday.  They can be contacted by phone, email and live chat and their call centre staff are knowledgeable and helpful.


Paddy Power Sports often have promotions and these include welcome bonuses for new bettors as well as promotions that are specific to certain events.  They do offer a regular bonus, which is a free bet for any new bettors as well as free in-play bet, offers on football games and accumulator bonuses for mobile horse racing bets.  They also offer special bonuses and promotions for big games or sporting events.

Paddy Power Sports has a well-designed online site with great promotional offers on a wide range of sporting activities.  Their call centre is efficient and helpful and secure online betting is ensured.