The 888 brand is most commonly known for their online casino (888Casino) which was launched way back in 1997 and is one of the biggest online today.
Following running a hugely successful casino, 888sport was launched in 2008 and has attracted millions of customers due to their generous welcome offer, regular betting offers and generally all round good service.
Our 888Sport review below will look at what the bookmaker has to offer but if you'd like to head straight to the site, click on the button below where you can claim the 888Sport welcome offer for Ireland.
For customers from Ireland, 888Sport is fully licenced and regulated by the Government of Gibraltar. They also hold a licence from the UK Gambling Commission for players registering from the UK.
888 has been running successful online betting sites for almost 30 years and 888Sport has excellent reviews from customers over the past 13 years in operation and so we're confident that they're a safe and secure bookie to bet with.
888Sport also provide customers with reassurance that their funds are safe by applying measures to ensure that funds are kept separate to those of the company. This means that should the company ever get into trouble financially, funds are returned to customers.
888Sport provides a number of reasons to place your horse racing bets with them including competitive odds, several racing offers and the ability to stream all Irish & UK horse races via the 888Sport website or app.
888Sport also provide a handy 'Bet Finder' tool for horse racing that can help you pick a winner. You can filter horses by various criteria such as whether they have won in their last 3 races, placed recently, won at the course before, beat the favourite the last time out and several others. It's a very nice feature that can help beginners and pros narrow down their selections.
Best Odds Guaranteed
888Sport offers Best Odds Guaranteed on all Irish & UK horse racing. If the starting price of your selection is greater than the odds you took, your bet will be paid out at the bigger odds if it wins.
With the 888Sport 4/1 offer, if you place a bet of €10 or more at odds of 4/1 (5.0) or greater, 888Sport will credit your account with a €5 free bet if it wins. This offer is available once per day to all customers and it is available on all sports.
888Sport Live Streaming
Live streams of various sports are available at 888Sport with events in top leagues for football, horse racing, basketball, tennis and others all available throughout the week.
Streams can be accessed for free via both the 888Sport website and the 888 app and the quality is excellent.
Although horse racing streams are also free to access, you are required to have placed a bet of €2 or more on the race in order to access the stream.
All races taking place at Ireland's & the UK's racecourses are available to watch live, giving customers an excellent choice of racing streams.
Click on the 'LIVE NOW' tab on the 888Sport website and you'll be presented with a long list of in-play events that are available to bet on.
For when live streams aren't available, 888Sport provides in-play stats and there are an impressive number of betting markets available for the vast majority of events.
Odds on live events at 888Sport are reasonable with them comparing well to other top bookies.
In-play price boosts are regularly available at 888Sport which can be found by clicking on the individual events.
Does 888Sport Have An App?
888 has dedicated apps for the 888Casino and 888Sport and both can be downloaded iOS and Android phones & tablets for free from the app stores.
Whether you want to stream live sports, place in-play bets, cash out your bets or play casino games, you can do it all through the 888Sport app. The main menu provides easy access to all available sports and betting markets and we found the app simple to navigate and find what we were looking for.
Whether you want to lock in a profit, cut your losses or have changed your mind about a bet you have placed with 888Sport, you can do so using the Cash Out feature.
Cash out is available on several sports and markets for single and multiple bets both pre-match and in-play bets.
Cashing out your bet with 888Sport is easy and can be done via the 888Sport app or on the website. Simply navigate to your open bets and if you are happy with the cash out amount that is offered, confirm that you want to end your bet early and the cash will be credited to your account instantly.
Up For 8
888Sport customers will get free entry to the Up For 8 Game from which you can win up to £8,000!
Up for 8 is free to play and available on a weekly basis.
Each week, 8 football matches are selected by 888Sport and you simply need to select whether you think each match will result in a home win, away win or in a draw. Get all eight predictions correct and you'll share the £8,000 prize pool with others who got all results right! However, even if you don't predict all correctly, you'll still receive a £1 free bet for each one you get right.
Up For 8 is an excellent free prediction game from 888Sport from which you can win huge cash prizes as well as weekly free bets.
888Sport doesn't have an integrated casino as casino games are hosted on a separate site, 888Casino. You will need to create a separate account if you wish to play at the Casino but their game selection and no-deposit welcome bonus are great reasons to do so.
Firstly, 888Casino offers new customers €88 of free play just for creating an account. No deposit is required to claim the £88 bonus and it can give you a chance to try out some of their games and potentially win some real cash.
888Casino has been operating since 1997 and has longly been considered as one of the most popular online casinos ever to launch.
Customers from Ireland are of course welcome at the online Casino and they can enjoy over 1,000 games such as slots, blackjack, roulette and more from various providers such as Playtech, NetEnt, Dragonfish, NextGen and more.
888Casino offers customers regular deposit bonuses as well as free spin offers on top of the generous €88 of free play you'll get when you create an account.
The 888Casino also features a large selection of live casino games such as Live Blackjack, Roulette, Poker, Baccarat and live game shows like Monopoly Live, Crazy Time, Deal or No Deal, Adventures Beyond Wonderland, Mega Ball and other Evolution Gaming live games.
Residents of Ireland have various banking options available to them at 888Sport for both deposits and withdrawals.
Withdrawals to e-wallets such as PayPal, Neteller and Skrill are the quickest way to get your funds and withdrawals to bank accounts take on average 3 days.
Customer support at 888Sport is available via Live Chat, Email and Telephone.
888Sport Email: Emails can be sent via the on-site contact form on the following page: http://888-external-en.custhelp.com/app/ask/p/1
Live Chat: The support page on the 888Sport website does state that live chat is available but we were unable to locate it during the review.