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16 Apr 12 09:26
Date Joined: 24 Apr 04
| Topic/replies: 1,794 | Blogger: kiddo112's blog
Powers website was down on Saturday. Had an email off them yesterday evening with an apology, and a €50 free bet.

I am sure there are plenty that have nothing but disdain for them, but it's hard to knock that. Put the rest to shame when it comes to PR.
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Report Distant View April 16, 2012 11:54 AM BST
You are obviously a valued customer and also quite happy to help with their PR.

I certainly did not get a free bet and 3 others that I asked did not receive one either.
Report db1974 April 16, 2012 12:00 PM BST
I got one for €20
Report Win only - Sp only April 16, 2012 12:10 PM BST
You must be doing your brains Kiddo112. not a bean for my account

Have you done it back on the virtual yet?
Report irish_guy_13 April 16, 2012 12:17 PM BST
i got none, i'll be sending them an email now. My taxi driver yesterday was telling me he got a 50 quid free bet, i taught he was losing it!
Report Win only - Sp only April 16, 2012 12:23 PM BST
Cherry picked the biggest losers ffs
Report hammy April 16, 2012 12:31 PM BST
They gave me a 100 free bet,and a 200 free casino bet.
Report Rocketfingers April 16, 2012 1:25 PM BST
Got nothing, but it think even if i got a €20 free bet it would be above my max allowed. I'd still like to get one and give it away to one of the less fortunate punters on here.
Report kiddo112 April 16, 2012 1:27 PM BST
Certainly not doing my brains Win only. Not gonna start throwing amounts around, but more than holding my own on with them.

Assumed everyone on the site on Sat would of gotten something.
Report wildmanfromborneo April 16, 2012 1:47 PM BST
I would imagine you need to have an account with Paddy Power to receive anything.
Win Only why so hostile,Kiddo was only relating a good news story.
Report moneypenny April 16, 2012 3:29 PM BST
No free bets for me either, then again I havent been betting with them much lately.
Report claimingseven April 16, 2012 3:47 PM BST
I got a €20 free bet. Internet went down, phone lines were jammed. I went onto the live chat to see what was going on and i was 749th in the queue!Same thing happened with Spoilsports last year.
Report arsenalno1 April 16, 2012 4:13 PM BST
You all must be big mugs if they give you a free bet
Report arsenalno1 April 16, 2012 4:18 PM BST
Hammy any chance could I get your account to back horses on
Report trooper thornton April 16, 2012 9:32 PM BST
Strange that only some got it the criteria for free bets must be those with losing accounts cant think of anythig else
Report LINKS April 16, 2012 11:47 PM BST
I rarely bet with them but could not get on last sat, and also got a free bet . Well done PP
Report Kelly April 16, 2012 11:57 PM BST
I had a couple of bets with them on Saturday , on the National , at about 3.30 I think . But no freebies .  Those who got the freebies , are you restricted in any way with them , eg knock backs , no BOG etc ?
Report kiddo112 April 17, 2012 8:11 AM BST
My a/c is not restricted Kelly
Report Win only - Sp only April 17, 2012 9:23 AM BST
after a email to pps- i got a €50 free bet.

I suggest all who didnt get one follow suit

Thanks Paddy
Report db1974 April 17, 2012 9:55 AM BST
^ they must have realised that you were a big loser too then!

Kelly, I'm not restricted in any way with Powers.

I placed 2 bets on Saturday morning so I presume that's why I got the freebie. A few months ago there were similar problems with their site but I wasn't on it at all on the day in question. I didn't get a free bet that day so presumably they only give freebies to people who actually log in to the site at some stage on Saturday.
Report Win only - Sp only April 17, 2012 1:15 PM BST
indeed, do my absolutes to them regular. Amazing they left me out
Report Win only - Sp only April 17, 2012 1:15 PM BST
indeed, do my absolutes to them regular. Amazing they left me out
Report trooper thornton April 18, 2012 9:21 AM BST
Chanced me arm RE free bet emailed them on Monday was told no.

Did try to log on on saturday ended up  putting bets on other site  so there is a criteria for the free bets

Account is slighty ahead but not much otherwise i'd be told to FO
Report Newmanix April 18, 2012 11:44 AM BST
i got 20, logged on saturday morn
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