Beat The Drop

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What is beat the drop?

Beat the drop is a free to play or pay to play game offered by Paddy Power. Anyone registered with either of these two bookmakers can play this game as long as you’re 18 years or over.

How to play beat the drop

To play you need to log onto your account choose your first fixture and market from the list available. The question you could be asked could be something like ‘will this game be a draw at half time?’ or ‘will Leeds win tonight?’.

Now that you know the question you now need to decide how confident you are in it. Move the slider along the question to wager different amounts of money on each outcome. If you’re playing the free to play version, you’ll be wagering an amount of your £1,000 this can be split between the answers in any way you think is best.

If you get the question right, you’ll move onto the next stage. However, you’ll only move on with the amount you put on the correct side. This means if you put £900 on yes and £100 on no and the correct answer is no then you move to the next question with £100 to play with.

For free to play players this is then repeated 10 times and whatever you come out with at the end of wagering you get to keep as cash! Be aware though you have to wait for the game of your chosen question to be confirmed before you can move onto the next one. This means you may have to play for a considerable amount of time before you see any return however it has potential to be more than worth it.

Summary of playing Beat The Drop

  1. Register a new Paddy Power account
  2. Simply login to Beat The Drop and you’ll receive your €/£1,000 Pot.
  3. Place your stake, choose your first fixture and market you wish to answer on.
  4. Then split your pot or between the outcomes or stake it all on your first question.
  5. Get it right and move on to the next question.
  6. Keep it up for 10 questions and then whatever amount you have left is yours to keep as cash at the end of the game!

Betfair or Paddy Power?

As Paddy Power and Betfair are both part of the same parent company, they both offer their own iteration of the beat the drop game. They are both practically identical but there is a thought that says which one should I play? In our opinion why not play both!

You’re able to play both versions of the game if you have an account with both bookmakers so we’d recommend creating an account with each of them. Once you have your accounts you can go any play beat the drop and you have two chances to win rather than one!

Getting free bets for the drop

As the beat the drop game is free to play for the first 30 days you do not need to wager any money on it. However, if you don’t yet have an account with either Betfair or Paddy Power then it’s worth making sure you get a deal that offers the greatest number of Free Bets or best sign up offer such as Paddy Powers risk free bet offer.

Check out our Free Bets page to see all the offers and deals they have available for you. Alternatively click on one of the banners below to sign up to Paddy Power or Betfair and receive the best offer.


🏆 £20 Risk Free First Bet - Money Back in CASH 🏆
New customers only, limited to one per person. If you’ve previously had a Paddy Power account, you will not qualify for the offer. Place your first bet on any Sportsbook market and if it loses we will refund your stake in CASH. Max refund for this offer is £/€20. Only deposits made using Cards or Paypal will qualify for this promotion. T&Cs apply.
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What can I win on beat the drop?

On the Betfair or Paddy Power beat the drop game you can win cash. They have a free to play game available the gives you the opportunity to win £1,000 each time you play by answering 12 sports related betting questions. If you get all of the answers correct you can walk away with £1,000 cash and then repeat the game again.

Alternatively, you can wager up to £250 on the beat the drop game. This will give you the opportunity to win an eye watering £1,000,000 from it if you’re really good with predictions.


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