What Is Paddy Power?
addy Power is known for its quirky and humorous marketing campaigns, as well as its focus on competitive odds and promotions. They have a large retail presence in Ireland and the UK, as well as a thriving online business.
Here are some key facts about Paddy Power:
Founded in 1988 in Dublin, Ireland
Headquarters in Dublin, with a satellite office in Malta
Owned by Flutter Entertainment plc, a global sports betting and gaming company
Over 600 retail shops in Ireland and the UK
Millions of online customers worldwide
How To Delete Paddy Power Account
Here are the steps involved:
Access the "Close My Account" page:
Visit the Paddy Power website: https://www.paddypower.com/
Scroll down to the bottom of the page and look for the "Help" section.
Click on the "Help" link.
In the Help Center, search for "Close my account" or navigate to the relevant section.
Click on the "Close My Account" page link.
Choose your closure option:
Regular Account Closure: This temporarily closes your account, but you can reopen it later by contacting customer service.
Self-Exclusion: This restricts your access to gambling for a set period of time (6 months, 1 year, or 5 years).
GDPR Data Erasure: This deletes your personal data permanently in line with the General Data Protection Regulation.
Follow the instructions:
Each closure option has specific instructions. Read them carefully and follow the prompts.
You'll typically need to provide your account details and confirm your request.
Confirm your request:
Enter your password and click "Confirm" to finalize the closure process.
How do I ban myself from Paddy Power?
Paddy Power offers several ways to restrict your access to gambling, depending on the length and level of restriction you desire:
Visit the "Take a Break" page: https://helpcenter.paddypower.com/app/answers/detail/p/6/a_id/2219
Choose a duration ranging from 6 months to 5 years, or permanent (lifetime).
Select if you want to exclude from all Paddy Power services or specific products (sports betting, casino, etc.).
Follow the prompts and confirm your self-exclusion.
Download and complete the self-exclusion form: https://helpcenter.paddypower.com/app/answers/detail/p/6/a_id/2219
Attach a passport photo and return it via Freepost to the provided address.
Your self-exclusion will be implemented once the form is received.
You can take a temporary break for 1-30 days using the "Mobile - Take a Break" option within the app.
This option keeps your account and any outstanding bets, but restricts placing new bets.
The break automatically ends after the chosen period.
If you wish to permanently close your account and remove your data, contact Paddy Power's customer support team.
Provide your account details and confirm your request.
This option is irreversible and your account balance will be returned (subject to pending bets).
Why has Paddy Power Closed My Account?
Possible reasons for account closure:
Suspicious activity: This could include things like:
Multiple accounts being opened under the same name or address.
Using a VPN or proxy to mask your location.
Engaging in bonus abuse or other manipulative betting patterns.
Using someone else's payment method to fund your account.
Inactivity: If you haven't used your account for a long time, Paddy Power might close it for inactivity.
Self-exclusion: If you previously requested a self-exclusion period, your account would be closed during that time.
Commercial reasons: Paddy Power has the right to close any account at their discretion, even without a specific reason.
What you can do:
Contact Paddy Power directly: This is the best way to get a definitive answer about why your account was closed. You can contact them through their website, live chat, phone, or email.
Review the Paddy Power terms and conditions: These documents outline the rules and regulations that govern your use of their services. They might provide some insight into why your account was closed.
Consider whether you may have violated any terms: If you think you may have done something wrong, it's best to be honest with Paddy Power when you contact them.
If Paddy Power closed your account due to suspicious activity, they might not be able to provide you with specific details.
If you believe that your account was closed unfairly, you can complain to the Independent Betting Adjudication Service (IBAS).
I hope this information helps you understand why your account might have been closed and what you can do about it.