888.com are one of the largest and most well known online casino brands. They are the main sponsors of the Sevilla and Middlesbrough Football Clubs and the title sponsor for the World Snooker Championship. They have won several awards in the past couple of years, including Online Casino of the Year and Casino Operator of the Year.
In 2006 they added online bingo to their repertoire by acquiring the Globalcom brand. This year they plan to add sports betting as a new feature on their web site, allowing players to enjoy all their casino and gambling needs from one central web site.
Presently, the online casino client, available for both PC and Mac supports more than 40 different casino games, including online poker and blackjack, as well as slot machines and online roulette. They also offer a mobile client, which is supported by most modern handsets and offers the three most popular games – roulette, slots and blackjack.
The PC and Mac client is available in a downloadable form as well as a trimmed down 'no download' option for people who wish to game from internet cafes, or simply do not wish to have to install the client. The full client offers a number of extra features, including the ability to maintain a list of favourite games which can be accessed from the lobby with just one click.
Registration is free, and players can enjoy unlimited free practice plays. Depositing players earn a 100% welcome bonus which is worth up to $200 on their first deposit, and can earn comp points as a loyalty bonus for frequent play.
The sports betting option should be very popular with sports fans worldwide, and will offer fans the chance to bet on a number of the most popular sports.