888.com was originally a gambling company that focused solely on poker, but that changed a few years ago and now they have a strong offering on sports betting, casino and bingo.
888 have focused strongly on the mobile platform and the 888sport app is a quality app. You can use the same 888 accounts across all products (sports, casino, poker & bingo).
888sport has a very distinctive black and orange colour scheme that’s across the website as well as the app giving it a very distinct and unique look.
There are some great reasons to bet with 888sport including the match centre, free bets and ongoing promotional prices.
Install the 888sport betting app & get the free bet!
To install or download the app click on the link below from your Android mobile and sign up as a new customer and get a bonus with your first bet.
The free bet is for new customers only and you must be 18 or older to hold an account. See the simple terms below or visit the site to find the full terms and conditions to make sure you follow the steps correctly to get the free bet when you get the app. Register below using the promo code 30F to qualify for the promotion.
*New customers only – Minimum deposit of £10 using deposit code 30f – A qualifying bet is a ‘real money’ stake of at least £10 placed on any sports market – Minimum odds of 1/2 (1.5) – Free bets credited upon qualifying bet settlement and expire after 7 days – Free bet stakes not included in returns – Deposit method and withdrawal restrictions and full T&C’s apply
Here’s how the app looks
Review of the 888sport app
The app is very robustly built and still allows you to use the back and forward buttons like your web browser making it easy to navigate around the app and place your bets.
If you are using a tablet you are taken straight to the desktop site which works perfectly on the larger screen, it features the excellent stats station giving you all the latest information on football and horse racing stats. The app is responsive across different sizes so always looks sharp.
This is one of the few apps that let you see the numbers behind the odds before you place a bet.
Once you’ve registered you can install the mobile page to save space or download the Android version from Google Play or the i0s version. For Blackberry or Windows mobile you will need to install the webpage as a short cut.
We’d recommend using the web-based version as the Play Store version has some less than favourable reviews currently. To install the web version go to the mobile home page and tap your browser menu – then select to add to the home screen and you’re done.
The mobile site version will appear as an app but will run in your browser giving you the perfect experience every time you want to bet.
Features of the mobile app
With 888, you’ll be able to use touch login where your phone allows and it all complies to the latest levers of mobile security as you’d expect. Here we cover some additional features that make the 888 sports app stand out from other Android betting apps.
This is one place where 888 really stand out – Heat maps for football betting, like the ones Opta do for sky sports. Go to the in-play centre and you’ll find heat maps for the major games that are in play currently. Use these wisely to predict the outcome of games and where the attacking pressure is heading.
- A focus on football
888 have previously 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.
- Easy Coupons
Want to get a big acca on? Then 888 have 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. If you’re the type of punter who wants to open their phone on a Saturday morning and dream of a big acca win then the 888sport app will make this a simple process for you.
At the time of writing the following coupons were available.
- Match result and total goals – 2 separate markets on one coupon, pick from either or combine for better odds
- Both teams to score coupon
- Double chance – Either team to win or the draw as a double bet, or home or away (no draw)
- 3-way handicap coupon
- Team goals – Home or away team total goals, this is my favourite one from the list and offers, in my opinion, some excellent value.
- Match result coupon
- Handicap match result coupon
- Set handicap
- Total games coupon
- Title Race Promotion
Not the Premier League title race, something bigger and more important than that!
When we reviewed the app the title race promotion gave you points for winning football bets every weekend. At the end of the weekend, the top people from the selected leagues get a share of up to £10,000 in free bets. To check if this promotion is still on, once you have the app head to the promotions tab and see if it’s still there. Promotions are subject to change and its best to check the terms and conditions before entering.
- Up For 8
A brand new promotion that has started with 888Sport that is free to play. 888Sport provide 8 football matches for you predict in the outright market. Users simply select if they 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 game that is frequently available*.
*This promotion is valid on every Premier League 2019/20 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.
- American Dream
This is simply and Acca insurance offer for American sports. If your accumulator misses by one then you’ll get your stake back as a free bet* (*as always further terms apply, promotions are subject to change, this was the correct promotion at the time of our review.)
American sports included in this promotion when we saw it was
- MLB – Major league baseball
- NFL – National football league
- NBA – National Basketball league
- MLS – Major league Soccer
- NHL – National Hockey League
Whilst it’s called American dream, it did include bets on Canadian teams in these league. For example, if you bet on Canada’s Toronto Raptors to beat the LA Lakers in the NBA that would still be included.
What other betting apps do you recommend? You can find our 5 best betting apps here, whilst we don’t have the 888sport app in there it’s still a good app to use. We do think their poker app is one of the best too.