888sport App Review

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888Sport App Review


888.com was originally a gambling company that focused solely on poker. However, that changed many years ago and they have been operating the 888 Sport app for some time now.

They also have a casino app and a real money bingo app with just as much quality and integrity as their sports and original poker service.

There are many great reasons to bet with 888 including the match centre and ongoing promotional prices. 

app features

The app is very robustly built. There have been some theme changes from white to dark over the years, but the bold orange branding of 888 Sport has always remained a key element of the overall design.

The current theme is set on a dark background, which I prefer. Especially at night time or in a dark setting. The information is well laid out and plenty of menu options allow users to get where they want to be quickly and efficiently.

When using a tablet, you are taken straight to the desktop site which works perfectly on the larger screen. It features an excellent stats station, providing all the latest information on football and horse racing stats. The app is responsive across different sizes so always looks sharp.

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Horse Racing on the 888 Sport app

The horse racing section looks very slick indeed and contains some very handy tools. The betfinder tool can save hours of digging through stats to locate the type of horse you are looking for. You can filter horses by course, rating, by those who placed or won last time out, previous course winner and many, many more!

Another great horse racing feature is that all UK and Ireland horse racing action can be viewed for free directly on the app. All that is required is for the user to be logged in and the live streams will be available to watch. This is a major advantage over other bookmakers, who require you to have a deposited account or a bet on the race in order to qualify to watch the race live. 888sport is a very good betting app for horse racing with features that are unique to 888.

Live streaming can be viewed full screen, as well as picture-in-picture. This gives you the choice to either be fully focused on the race or to browse the betting markets while watching the action unfold.

Football Betting

888 have been official betting partners of Nottingham Forest, Birmingham City, Brentford and Preston, all in the Championship. They have a keen focus on football and this shows in the depth of football markets and events available.

888sport official shirt sponsor of Birmingham City

Football Stats Centre

This is one of the few apps that let you see the numbers behind the odds before you place a bet. There are heaps of statistics available on the upcoming matches, as well as an in-depth look of what is occurring in-play. If you like to drill down the numbers before placing a bet, this app would certainly be a good option to consider. It is this attention to detail that makes it a popular football bet app

888 tats centre screenshot

To access the stats centre, tap on the stats centre icon that will be visible by the team fixture at the top of the markets page. Another icon to keep your eye out for is the cash out icon. This lets you know which markets have the cash out facility attached to them.

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Easy Football Coupons

Want to get a big accumulator on? Then 888 has tried to make it as easy as possible for you. There is a really good choice of coupons covering, football betting, horse racing, tennis and more.

At the time of writing the following coupons were available.

  1. Match result and total goals – 2 separate markets on one coupon, pick from either or combine for better odds
  2. Both teams to score coupon
  3. Double chance – Either team to win or the draw as a double bet, or home or away (no draw)
  4. 3-way handicap coupon
  5. Team goals – Home or away team total goals, this is my favourite one from the list and offers, in my opinion, some excellent value.
  1. Match result coupon
  2. Handicap match result coupon
  3. Set handicap
  4. Total games coupon

Football Bet Builder

888 have released a bet builder feature for football, American football and basketball betting. Pick an applicable event and combine multiple markets together to get a unique bet priced up and ready to be placed.

888 Sport app bet builder

The bet builder system is simple to use. If the feature is available on an event, it will appear as an option in the market category menu. When users enter the bet builder, there are a whole load of markets to consider. It is possible to combine basic markets like the outright win market and both teams to score. There are then more exotic markets like player bookings, woodwork to be hit and a goal to be scored from a header.

The odds are shown immediately for the selections that have been made. The odds are then updated to reflect what the odds would be if the current market highlighted were to be selected also.  Once you are happy with the selections and the price offered, you can then add the combined single to their bet slip. All that’s then left to do is to enter a stake amount and to place the bet.

Up For 8 Betting Competition 

Up for 8 promotion

A brand new promotion that has started with 888Sport which is free to play, called Up for 8!. 888 Sport provides 8 football matches for you to predict in the outright market. You simply select if you think each match will be a home win, draw or away win.

£8,000 is up for grabs to anyone who can correctly predict all 8 games. If there is more than one winner, the £8,000 prize is shared. For those who fail to predict all 8, a £1 free bet is awarded for EACH correct prediction. Not bad at all for a free betting competition that is frequently available*.

*This promotion is valid on every Premier League weekend • 18+, UK Registered & verified players only • Predictions can be submitted until the start of the match with the earliest kick off time • Free Bet Tokens expire after 7 days • General withdrawal restrictions & full T&C’ s apply. 


Betfeed feature

The BetFeed feature allows users to see what other people are betting on. trending bets will appear here across all sports, detailing when exactly a bet was last placed on that selection. Obviously, no personal details are shared with the information, the tool just shares the fact that the selection has ben bet on.

888 bet feed screenshot

This is above and beyond the amount of information most bookmakers are willing to share, so we take our hats off to 888Sport for providing this.

In-Play Betting

Tapping on the live now option from the home page will take you to all the events that are in-play. There’s also a Featured Live Games section added to the homepage that covers all the main events. Selecting a particular game will open up the in-play screen.

From here you can view what is happening in the game, thanks to vibrant graphic visualisations. Beneath that are the in-play markets that are available to be bet on. The graphic at the top of the page can be changed with a swipe to display all of the key stats from the action that has already taken place.


There’s never really any shortage of promotional offers being made available to you. This is evident by the promotions section having it’s own icon in the dedicated menu bar at the bottom of the app. Odds boosts, money back specials and extra places in the horse racing all feature regularly.

Withdrawing and Depositing Funds

888 Sport offer a wide range of payment options in order to add funds or withdraw them. Visa or Mastercard debit cards are the most popular methods here. However, there are plenty of other payment methods available. 888 try their best to cater for everyone.

Apple Pay has recently been added as a deposit method. there’s plenty of choice too for those who prefer to deal directly with an E-wallet, such as Paypal or Neteller.

Help and Support

As with most online bookmakers these days, there’s numerous ways to access help on the 888 Sport app.

A help section can provide quick answers to frequently asked questions. However, for the more complex queries, a live chat support team is on hand to quickly get you the answers required.

For the less urgent questions and general feedback, there is a contact form that can be filled out, where one of the team will get back to you via email, if required.

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888 casino app

The 888 Casino app encompasses all online casino genres to provide a complete casino experience. Users can choose from

  • Traditional Slots
  • Mega-ways slots
  • Table games
  • Progressive jackpots
  • Live dealer tables
  • Vegas Games
  • Live Games

There are plenty of twists and styles to go at, in regards to the traditional table games, such as roulette and targeted promotions provide value across the board, encouraging users to give new games a try.

The app is reliable, but any crash during mid-play will pause the action. The next time the same game is opened up, the action continues from the point where it crashed.

There are lots of popular titles, especially slot machines that are well mixed with exclusive slots that can’t be played anywhere else.

888 poker app

The 888 Poker experience is right up there with the best online poker providers. A solid, reliable app that goes above and beyond to keep the poker players happy. 

Table graphics are excellent and there are plenty of personalisable features that keep the play exactly how you would like it. Texas Holdem, Sit & Gos, Stud and tournament lobbies mean that there are tables available round the clock that suit those in a rush as well as those looking to settle in for the evening. 

Exclusive games stretch the level of choice even further. For example, there are Blast games that can payout 10,000 times the buy-in and Snap games that boots user from the table the second they fold and then places them at a new table where a new hand is ready to be dealt. 

Poker still remains an important part of 888’s operation and that focus is quite evident once the app is downloaded and checked out. If you like a bit of poker, this app comes well recommended by us. 


In addition to sports betting, 888Sport offers various online gambling products, including an online casino, live casino games, poker, and bingo. These additional features provide a diverse range of gaming options within the 888 brand.

The availability of 888Sport services may vary when traveling abroad. Some countries have specific regulations and restrictions regarding online gambling. It’s advisable to check the terms and conditions and verify if 888Sport operates in your current location before attempting to access the website or mobile app.

Yes, 888Sport offers in-play or live betting options, allowing you to place bets on sporting events that are already in progress. You can take advantage of changing odds and make informed decisions based on the ongoing action.

The Cash-Out feature on 888Sport allows you to settle your bet before the completion of an event. This feature provides an opportunity to secure a portion of your potential winnings or minimise losses, depending on the current state of the bet.

Winnings from successful bets are generally credited to your 888Sport account shortly after the event has concluded and the results have been confirmed. In most cases, this process is completed within minutes, allowing you to use your winnings for further bets or withdraw them.

The minimum bet amount on 888Sport can vary depending on the specific sport, market, and type of bet you wish to place. It’s recommended to check the bet slip or contact customer support for precise details regarding minimum bet amounts.

Yes, 888Sport offers virtual sports betting options. You can place bets on virtual football, horse racing, tennis, and other simulated sports events, providing an exciting alternative to traditional sports betting.

888 Company Information

Contact Information

E-Mail:  N/A (email form on the app)

Phone: 0203 478 0670

Address: 601-701 Europort, Gibraltar.

Social Media

Twitter: @888sport

YouTube: 888sport

888 Sports Mobile Responsible gambling

888 Responsible Gambling Policy: Here 

Responsible gambling features

  • Self exclude
  • Take a break
  • Activity/Deposit/Withdrawal insights
  • Deposit limits
  • Activity trackers