|888.com has increased its members from 10 million to 13 million in the space of one year. The Online Casino now has 13 million members in 151 countries.|
888.com, UK Marketing Manager, Matt Robinson said: “888.com is the only casino and poker room, both on and offline, to have over 13 million members. This is a huge achievement for the online gambling industry, very few internet brands can boast of such an accomplishment.”
This week has also seen the brand scoop the prestigious ‘best online casino’ at the prestigious Inside Edge Awards 2005. The award was voted for by over 50,000 Inside Edge readers, and is the first of its kind for the online gaming industry. 888.com was voted ahead Ladbrokes Casino and Intercasino
John Anderson, CEO of 888.com states, “To win this award is a great honour. We have recently celebrated our 13 millionth customer making us by far and away the biggest casino in the world. 2005 promises to be an even better year for 888.com and the industry.”
888.com continues to cement its position as a leading authority in gaming entertainment. In July 2004, 888.com became the main sponsor of Middlesbrough football club and was an official sponsor of the 2005 Lakeside World Professional Darts Championship that took place in early January 2005. 888.com is also the sponsor of an array of top sporting professionals including Masters snooker champion Paul Hunter, UK Championship winner Matthew Stevens and 12 times world darts champion Phil Taylor.