One of the bookmakers who do not have any high street presence at all and therefore concentrate entirely on the online market is 888 or 888 Holdings PLC to give them their correct name. 888 Holdings PLC has a bit of a difficult structure to understand as the holding company has been listed on the London Stock Exchange since 2005 but the 888 Group is headquartered in Gibraltar, as many online bookmakers are. The 888 Group in turn own Cassava Enterprises (Gibraltar) Limited which operates under a license issued by the Government of Gibraltar and this is the ultimate operator of 888.com which is the name which most people recognise. Regardless of this structure 888 is a very good online bookmaker which operates across the globe in 11 different languages and is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
888.com supports the principles of fair gaming and is a founder member of eCOGRA that promotes fair gaming and responsible conduct. You will not be able to open an account if you are under 18 years of age and you can set your own limits on how much to deposit in any given time. 888 operates a number of interlinked areas of the site which include 888 Sports, 888 Casino, 888 Poker, 888 Bingo and sections for Games and VIPs.
888 Sports has a great line up of gambling opportunities with special sections for Irish racing and Gaelic Games as well as the regular sports selection. Live gambling where you can continue to gamble when the games is in progress is available for a variety of games of football, cricket, rugby and even American Football and the choice of gambling opportunities extends far beyond simply predicting a winner even when the or football matches that have not started there is a truly amazing line up of gambling such as on whether individual players will score or will score in both halves, total goals for either side or total goals for one side, handicap betting, half time/full time result, correct full time score, correct half time score, who scores first, time of the first goal, number of corners, number of bookings, time of first booking, first goal scorer and how it is scored, last goal scorer and so it goes on; if you can’t find something there to meet your gambling needs you never will. If horse racing is your gambling choice you can watch for free at the 888 Sport site after placing your bets; 888 Sports is lacking nothing and an excellent choice.
888 Casino comes in Instant or Download versions both of which are completely free but as is usual you will find that the download version does have a greater choice of games although the Instant version has more than enough choice for most players if you do not like to download. The selection of available casino games for gambling is as vast as you would expect from a top bookmaker and online casino operator and includes the usual roulette and blackjack games with variations, video slots which include Spiderman and Bejeweled and classic slots with either 3 or 5 reels but 888 casino also gives you gambling on Keno, Baccarat, Craps, Pai Gow poker, Caribbean poker, casino hold’em which is similar to let it ride poker and a selection of scratch cards all of which are available for a variety of different stakes.
888 Poker is one the best known names in the business and has an excellent variety of ring games as well as regular tournaments for a great variety of stakes. Ring games are where you sit at a table of known blinds which do not vary and you play and leave whenever you like. Unusually 888 poker can also be played in an instant version enabling those of you who do not have access to your own computer or do not wish to download the software onto your computer to have the excitement of poker gambling. The most common poker game is Texas Hold’em but there are other games available such as Omaha and 7 card stud particularly in tournament play. 888 Poker gives you various options about how to view the table and statistics and some players who like to play more than one table at a time can even arrange the games to be tiled so that they are all in view at the same time. 888 Poker gambling gives you all you need.
Bingo games are starting every few minutes at 888 Bingo with a choice of 75 or 90 ball games; you can easily play multiple cards at 888 Bingo as you can select “autodaub” which will automatically mark your cards with the numbers called but in actual fact even if you are too lazy or busy to do that if you have a winning card you will win anyway. An essential part of Bingo gambling for many players is the chat facility and 888 offers plenty of chance for this to happen either with other players or the moderator for advice and help; 888 bingo even offers a very useful abbreviations section which will help you decipher the messages until you become accustomed to what they mean; very useful for beginners. Also in the 888 Bingo section you can find an assortment of instant table, poker and slot games to keep you busy whilst waiting for a bingo game to start.
With all of this gambling available at 888.com you might wonder what is remaining at the 888 Games pages but there are still many games that are not included in the other pages such as virtual sports, some interesting video slots such as Monopoly or X factor, TV shows going back some years like “play your cards right” and “the price is right” and scratch cards for all occasions.
The choice of gambling really seems endless at 888.com whether it is sports, casino, bingo, poker or just good fun so register today and join in the 888 gambling experience.