About Paddy Power
Paddy Power’s origins as a bookmaker date back to 1988, the company is Ireland’s largest bookmaker and is registered on the Ireland and London Stock Exchange. Paddy Power is famous within the gambling industry for it’s huge publicity campaigns and it’s excellent reputation, offers and customer service. Most of the players on the Paddy Power site will hail from Ireland and the UK. The games at Paddy Power offer loose competition at every level almost. Skilled players will find easy wins here, but it also provides good fun for those who play recreationally.
Games and Tournaments Available
Paddy Power offers a number of cash games to players, the games include, Texas Hold’em, Omaha, Seven Card Stud and Omaha Hi-Lo. Stakes vary but are quite low the majority of the time, reaching as little as €0.01. The highest numbers of traffic revolve around European Peak Times, mostly because of Paddy Power’s heavy reliability on the UK and Ireland market. Paddy Power’s “Speed Poker” is their version of fast-fold poker which is really growing with customers on the online poker community. It gives players the chance to fold their hand immediately after receipt if they do not like it and be placed at a different table. Fans of the “Sit and Go” format will be happy with “Twister Poker”, a variation of the game created by Paddy Power that comes in tournament format.
Bonuses and Promotions on Offer
There is a €20 bonus currently being offered to new customers on Paddy Power Poker. However, if you decide to deposit over the minimum amount, which is over €10, they will double that amount up to a maximum payment of €200. This is released into the player account at a rate of €5 for every 350 Power Points earned on the site.
This month (July) Paddy Power are having a special offer for new players offering them their usual bonus, a lower minimum deposit of €5, two €5 Twister Tokens to play for €5,000, one €5 ticket to one of their special No-Lose Tournaments and one €5 ticket to the Mobile Only Heads Up Tournament. As if this was not enough they are also giving away a month of free poker in the form of tokens.
Software and Features
Paddy Power Poker is yet another site that works on the iPoker network and uses the always reliable and very solid Playtech Software. As always with this software it is easy to navigate, players will be able to find their way around the site with ease. Graphics used on the site are not as alluring or nice as other sites, the lack of aesthetically pleasing features is made up by others. Features which make the playing experience more enjoyable for all include, auto top-up during the cash games, ability to re-size tables, Jackpot Sit and Gos, seating preference and auto re-buys.
Paddy Power Poker now offers players who enjoy multi-tabling the opportunity to play at eight tables at the same time. Players also have the ability to check their strong hand history, great for newer and less able players.
Customer Help and Site Support
Paddy Power has an excellent customer service department, which is to be expected of a company of their size and influence. The telephone line operates 24/7 along with the e-mail support. Response time is good, with the majority of queries being answered very quickly and professionally with a great deal of knowledge shown. Live chat is also available on the site.