888 is a truly international brand and one of the biggest names in online gaming, with an online casino and poker room well as online sports betting. There are free 888 sports betting apps for both iOS and Android devices, and these give you access to extensive global racing and sporting markets, as well as a host of special features including live streaming of UK and Irish racing, in-play betting, and a comprehensive form guide and results service.
Users of the 888sport app can manage their account, make deposits and withdrawals, and contact customer support, while new players pick up a special signup bonus that gives you treble the odds on your first winning bet.
(Updated May 2018)
888 New Customer Bonus
888 has 2 main types of new customer bonuses – for sport punters and for casino players.
888sport Betting App
- Register for an 888sport mobile app account
- Make your first deposit
- Make a first bet of up to £10
- Get treble the odds as bonus extra winnings
- Make a 888sport bet of at least £5
- Receive a £5 888casino bonus
- Log in to the casino using your 888sport app username and password to claim your bonus
Welcome Bonus T&Cs
- Minimum bet £5
- Maximum bet £10
- Extra winnings paid as bonus free bets
- Free bets available within 72 hours and valid for 7 days
Enhanced Odds Specials
For big sporting events or race meetings, you can take advantage of a range of Enhanced Odds Specials where you get outstanding value on selected bets. These offers are updated frequently, so check the Promotions page regularly to make sure you’re getting the latest deals.
If you make an accumulator bet of at least £2 on six or more legs on football, horse racing or greyhounds at odds of 1.5 or greater on each selection, and just one leg fails to come in, then you receive bonus free bets up to the value of £25 as a refund.
Money Back Special
On selected race meetings, if the horse you back for a least £5 to win or each way gets beaten by a head or less, then you get your stake back as bonus bets up to the value of £25.
Best Odds Guaranteed
On all UK and Irish racing, you can enjoy Best Odds Guaranteed, where if the horse you back to win comes in and the SP is greater than the odds you received, you’ll get paid out at the higher price.
Bet & Watch
You can watch all UK and Irish race meetings live, streamed to your smartphone or tablet with the 888 mobile app — all you have to do is have a bet of at least £1 (to win or 50p each way) and you can access the race wherever you are.
88th Minute Special
If your team goes down to a late goal in the 88th minute or later, you can get your stake back as free bets up to the value of £25.
888 Mobile App For iPhone and iPad
iPhone and iPad users can download the 888 mobile betting app for free from iTunes — search for ‘888sport: Live Sports Betting – Bet on Football’, or go to 888sport and get a direct link to download.
888 Mobile Sports Betting App For Android
For users of Android smartphones and tablets, there are several ways to download the free 888 betting app. Go to 888sport website where you can enter your email address to receive a link to the app, scan the QR code, or enter your mobile number to receive the link via SMS. It’s important to remember to adjust your settings to Allow Unknown Sources.
888 Sports Betting For Other Devices
Users of other devices can access the 888 mobile sports book directly in the browser of your hand-held device by going to 888sport website.
- Touch ID lets you log into the 888sport betting app quickly and simply using a fingerprint
- The new search bar lets you find your favourite markets, teams, races and odds with just one click
- Bet & Watch lets you enjoy live streaming of all UK and Irish racing — all you need to do is have a bet of at least £1
- Enjoy live, in-play betting on thousands of local and international sporting events
- The 888sports app gives you stats, score cards and form guides all at your fingertips
- Live heat maps and real time stats give you unrivalled detail on how a match is unfolding to help you make better informed live and in-play bets
- Easier bet slip navigation makes it a straightforward experience to place accas and other multi bets
All UK and Irish race meetings are available in the 888 mobile app, and you can enjoy Best Odds Guaranteed and Enhanced Odds Specials on big meetings like the Cheltenham Festival and Grand National, as well as other special offers and money back deals.
In addition, with Bet & Watch, as long as you have at least £1 riding on a race, you can watch it streamed live to your smartphone or tablet.
You can get a huge range of wincast and scorecast markets on every match in the Premier League, Serie A, La Liga and the Bundesliga, along with other leagues from around Europe and football from abroad, such as MLS and the A League.
3-Way Handicap and Asian Lines betting are also available on all football fixtures in the 888 mobile sports app, along with bets on other match events, like the number of corners, etc.
North American Sports
For fans of US sports, you can enjoy live in-play betting on all NFL, NHL, NBA and MLB matches, as well as outright markets on who will win a division or pennant.
You can bet live and in play on golf, cricket and tennis from around the globe in the 888sports betting app, or make outright bets on who will win a particular tournament or series. There are also markets on minority-interest sports as well, so if it’s handball, beach volleyball or e-sports that you’re into, you can be sure of being able to get a bet on at 888sports.
Politics and Entertainment
The 888 app gives you markets on all major political events, such as who will win the next election or who will be the next leader of a party. You can also take a punt on a variety of entertainment and other events, like who will win a TV reality series or who will be the next winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.
888sports is licensed to operate by the Gibraltar Gaming Commissioner and is regulated by the UK Gambling Commission.
Financial transactions are carried out using public/private key encryption technology to protect your personal and financial information, and all software is guaranteed to be free of malware and spyware. Overall, the 888 mobile app offers punters a well-regulated and very secure gaming environment.
Bottom Line on 888
The 888sports betting app provides punters with access to a huge range of markets, both local and international, and when combined with form guides, real time stats, heat maps, etc., it is also an invaluable resource.
There is always good value to be found through the ever-changing programme of special offers and promotions, and there is the added bonus of being able to watch UK and Irish racing live on your mobile phone or tablet.
For the serious punter, or someone who just likes a bet every now and then, it’s hard to go past the 888 mobile app for its comprehensive sports coverage and the value it consistently offers.