888sport football betting
Originally specialising in online casino the company, who are based and licenced in Gibraltar, did not introduce a sportsbook until 2008.
Nevertheless they quickly became a major player in UK bookmaking business and their logo has become a familiar feature at British racecourses.
888Sport offer details
If you do not have an 888Sport betting account you are in a good place. That’s because the online sportsbook will give you £30 in free bets (£10 apiece) and a £10 casino bonus.
To benefit from these 888Sport football free bets simply register with 888Sport, make a cash deposit and then place a first-time bet of £10 or more. Two of the £10 free bets are credited to your 888Sport betting account, the third is for use on a mobile device.
Here’s the pertinent Terms and Conditions associated with this 888Sport football free bet offer:
- Your qualifying bet must be placed on a selection priced 1/2 (1.50) or greater.
- Qualifying bet must be made within 90 days of the new account being registered.
- Thereafter free bets will expire after seven days of them being credited to your account.
- As is standard, free bet stakes are not included in bet returns.
How to sign up to 888Sport
To sign-up to 888Sport and get three free £10 bets you will need to complete a simple three-step registration process which is relatively painless.
- Firstly click “Join Now” at the top-right of the 888Sport homepage.
- Then enter your personal info such as name, date-of-birth and email address.
- Confirm you are aged 18+ and read the 888Sport T&C’s.
- Next create a username, password and set up a security question.
- Finally enter your postal address, phone number and chosen currency.
You will then receive an SMS text message with a 4-digit code. Enter this code and your 888Sport betting account will be opened.
You can now make a cash deposit but do not use Neteller or Skrill/Moneybookers because these payment methods are excluded from the 888Sport football free bets promotion.
888Sport football betting offers
The 888Sport “Weekend Booster” gives customers a 25% winnings boost token when they bet in-play on weekend football.
To qualify for this 888Sports football betting offer you need to place five or more £10+ live football bets between Friday and Sunday and they will give you a 25% winnings boost 888Sport free bet token which can be used on any sports bet.
888Sport free football bets are actually commonplace. You will always find a number of them on the 888Sports promotions pages including “Acca Boosts”.
888Sport mobile betting
There are three easy ways to download 888Sport Mobile App:
Go to 888sport.com and click ‘mobile’, once there enter your email address in a designated box and 888Sport will email you a link directly to their App.
Similarly you can enter your mobile number and an SMS message will send you a link. Alternatively simply scan a QR code on the same page and the download process will begin.
The 888Sports App is super-slick sports betting app with simple navigation and log-in. You can use ‘touch ID’ to get access to your account very quickly.
Features include a search bar to find markets, sports, teams and prices with one click; the ability to ‘Bet and Watch’ horse racing action from all UK tracks; access to live betting on thousands of global sports events; and enhanced wincasts on all the big Premier League, Championship and Champions League matches.
888Sport free bet offers
888Sports free bet offers and concessions come in varying sizes and are normally automatically applied to your 888Sport account.
If/when you have entered a specific promotion or have made a certain number of specified bets in order to qualify to receive one (in a 888Sports football betting promotion like “Weekend Booster”).
Winnings from 888Sports free bets are paid in cash, but they do not include the free bet amount (your “stake”).
Here’s how to use an 888Sport football free bet:
- Log into your 888Sport betting account.
- Select a bet and click the ‘Bonus Offers’ tab.
- You should then reveal your Free Bet token.
- To activate an 888Sport free bet, click the “Free Bet” token, enter your stake and click “Place Bet”.
Other 888Sport football betting offers
There are always top-odds available about 888Sports sponsored football clubs Birmingham City and Nottingham Forest.
And an “88th minute special” gives free bet refunds if your 888Sport football bet goes down to a late goal.
Over 30 different sports are offered at 888Sports and that means unconventional sports such as yachting, pesäpallo, surfing, netball and cyclo-cross are all found in the 888Sports betting menu.
But, like most other top-drawer online sportsbooks football, horse racing and NFL tops the bill at 888Sports and they offer numerous free bet options and concessions on these sports.
These include “Acca Insurance” on American Football, “Best Odds Guaranteed” on Horse Racing.
You can view 888Sports odds in fractional, decimal and American formats. And very fair odds they are too. However, do not think 888Sports betting prices are in-line with rivals and competitors.
Always offering fair margins 888Sport can and do feature discrepancies making 888Sports the stand out place to look for the best football prices.
888Sport live streaming
Not only is there an abundance of live streamed sports at 888, many matches, races and games also come with graphic visualisation of live events, meaning you can keep track of football scores with up-to-the millisecond updates.
This includes all the latest statistics, from corners and cards, to goals and throws ins. So you can know more about a match than the people simply watching it.
888Sports Racing iCard features all the latest horse racing stats and facts and there is also an entertaining 888Sports “Tips News and Views” blog-style section which has several new entries every day… that’s for football alone.
News on Tennis, Basketball, Cricket, Rugby, Snooker, Boxing and a host of popular sports can also be found within these pages.
888Sport live betting
Just as live streaming of football takes centre stage at 888Sport, live betting is also a headline act.
Almost 300 weekly betting markets are offered on high-profile matches and many of those are left open and “turned in play”. That means you can bet in play as well as “cash out” bets “in play”.
All UK and Irish horse racing can be watched live at 888Sports albeit you may be required to place a small “qualifying bet” beforehand.
888Sport Customer Support
888Sport prefer to direct customers with queries and complaints to their comprehensive support pages.
If you cannot make a self-diagnosis you can contact support staff by telephone or via a contact form which allows you to attach any necessary scanned documents or screen shots.
888Sport also have a Twitter account (@888sport) which can be helpful with offer details and finding enhanced prices.
101 Great Goals Take On 888Sport
888Sport is a cleverly named company, a simple delve into Far Eastern culture shows No. 8 is considered a very lucky number in China and the gambling mad Chinese place more faith in it (and money on it) than any other!
But 888Sport is not a gimmick site. They offer a great range of sports and betting opportunities/markets within each.
The site rewards its customers with 888Sport free football bets and it is very easy to navigate and use via PC, desktop and all mobile devices.
There are ample deposit and withdrawal methods on offer and all the licensing and certification it boasts guarantees UK players plenty of consumer protection.
888Sports odds are often industry leading, the 888Sports “Tips, News and Views” section is a real winner (we love its unique insight into forthcoming sporting events).
With the in-play streams and betting opportunities we have to give this one a firm “two thumbs-up”.
The history of 888Sport
888 have a 20-year history and have been listed on the London Stock Exchange since 2005.
Furthermore former Channel 4 Racing presenter Emma Spencer was appointed their horse racing expert and spokesman in 2014 joining 888 football betting pundit (and former player) Ian Wright who joined 888 betting in 2012 for the Euro’s.