Paddy Power’s Free Bet Offer if one leg of your 4+ fold acca or Bet Builder lets you down

Get a chance to knock in the rebound if your bet hits the post.

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We’ve all been there: a dramatic and unexpected injury time equaliser ruins your otherwise-perfect 12-team accumulator, causing you to rip up your betting slip in frustration and cancel that deposit on the Spanish villa.

Well, now Paddy Power’s Free Bet offer is here to help.

What is Paddy’s Free Bet Offer?

There are very few things in life that are more frustrating than narrowly missing out on your acca, although it does give you yet another interesting anecdote to tell.

Paddy will refund all punters whose accumulators are let down by just a single selection. If seven of your eights picks are successful, your stake will be returned as a free bet within 24 hours. This enables you to have another go if you so wish.

With Paddy, multiple bets that feature four or more selections will be refunded up to £10 per day, which will offer some sort of consolation. All legs must be 1/4 or bigger.

How Does It Work?

It couldn’t be easier to take advantage of Paddy’s free bet offer. Simply head to the football section of the website or use the app to browse this weekend’s key fixtures from Europe’s top leagues.

Simply assemble your acca by adding each of the selections to the betting slip. Once you’re happy with your picks, it’s time to place your bet. If you have opted for four or more selections and you’ve stuck to eligible competitions and all your legs are 1/4 or bigger – you’re ready to go! 

Once you’ve placed your bet, it’s simply a case of sitting back and waiting to see if the vidiprinter has news of a goal in any of your chosen games. If you only manage five out of six winners on Saturday afternoon or perhaps you’re on the wrong end of a heartbreaking last-gasp equaliser in midweek, your stake will be refunded in full (up to £10) and credited to your Paddy Power account within 24 hours. 

But it’s not just football or only accas. This offer applies to a huge range of sports that Paddy offers markets on. You can even get a free bet if one leg lets you down on Bet Builders and Multi-match Bet Builders on sport-hopping punts.


1) You’ve picked out five matches from the Premier League

2) Your £10 Acca is placed with Liverpool, Manchester United, West Ham, Chelsea and Arsenal all predicted to win

3) The first four teams each pick up three points from their respective games 

4) Arsenal go 1-0 up before surrendering the lead and can only draw 1-1

5) Paddy Power refund your Acca and a £10 free bet is credited to your account

It’ll probably mean that you’ll have to go through the whole process again the following week… but at least you’ll have a free bet sat waiting for you. This will be valid for up to seven days. 

If you’re lucky enough to land a full house, there will be absolutely no need to rely upon our offer!

Does the offer apply to Bet Builders?

Luckily Paddy’s kind offer is also available on all Bet Builder bets. If just one of your selections fails to land, you’ll still be eligible for a refund. You must choose four or more match events in order to qualify for this offer. 

What is a Bet Builder?

Bet Builders allows punters to place multiple selections on a single game. If you’re in an ambitious mood, It is possible to combine up to 20 selections in the same contest with markets such as first goalscorer, player to the carded, total match corners and both teams to score all proving very popular with Bet Builder backers.

The Bet Builder tab can be found at the top of a match page and it is extremely easy to locate. Once you’ve clicked this, you’ll be able to see all of the available markets. You can add each of these to your betting slip until you are wholly satisfied with your selections. 

Choose your stake and click ‘Place Bet’, then simply sit back and watch the events unfold. 


1) You’re placing a bet on the Swansea vs Cardiff match in the Championship

2) You select Bet Builder

3) You opt for – Swansea Win, Under 3.5 Goals, a player to Score Anytime, Over 10 Corners and Under 60 Booking Points

4) It ends 1-0 to the Swans with 12 corners and just a single yellow card. Unfortunately, your players isn’t able to find the back of the net and your Bet Builder falls short by just a single selection

5) As a result, your stake will be fully refunded by Paddy Power.

How does the offer work on Bet Builders?

In much the same way as a standard acca, if just one of your chosen match events fails to materialise, you’ll have your stake refunded within 24 hours. It is always incredibly frustrating to come so tantalisingly close to profit, however, you’ll still be compensated by Paddy Power for hitting the woodwork on this occasion.

If you’re settling down to watch the match on TV or you’re sat in the stands shouting mild expletives in the direction of the match officials, you’ll be able to follow the progress of your Bet Builder and can tick them off as you go along.

The Bet Builder offer also applies to a number of top divisions and competitions including the Premier League, Championship, Champions League and Europa League. It is also available on the FIFA World Cup and the Euros when they come around.

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