888.com is regarded as one of the biggest online gambling companies, and is making headlines again with the launch of a brand new online sportsbook. 888Sport is designed to provide its members with a large variety and number sports betting opportunities.
Some of the sports that the site will feature includes UK and Irish horseracing, domestic, European and international football as well as greyhound racing, golf, cricket, rugby, tennis, as well as other non-sporting events for example - Big Brother.
“888.com's entrance into the sports betting market represents a significant milestone in the progression of our diversified, multi-channel strategy to grow customer reach and appeal globally. We believe that although our sportsbook addition will result in existing clients betting on sports with us, it will also provide an opportunity for new clients to experience our award winning brand,” said Matt Robinson, Brand Marketing Director. “So, whether you are placing a bet on a horse race, wagering on who will score the next goal in a live televised football match, or just enjoying playing one our many casino, poker or bingo games, 888.com should be your gaming company of choice.”
This is the first sports betting link to 888.com, however they have a strong history with sports events and teams. There is the long-standing sponsorship of Seville Football Club and the upcoming 888.com World Snooker Championships. There have been other events and activities in the past, which will hold the site in good stead to create a truly usable and profitable location for its members. A major attraction to 888Sport is that it welcomes low to medium staking players, who will be able to take part in a high-class betting venue.