Fun88 Review

Fun88.co.uk
 
 
 
Year established: 2009

Mobile version: no

Jurisdiction: Isle of Man

Overall rating: C-

Recommended: For recreational players
 
 
 
 
 
Fun88 Sportsbook Review

Fun88 is An online betting operator which offers both Sports Betting and casino products and is owned by Welton Holdings Ltd.

Welton Holdings ltd. is a licensed gambling and entertainment company which was founded in June, 2009.  it is licensed in both the Isle of Man and by the UK gambling commission too.

Fun88 is big on football and has invested a considerable some in some high-profile English Premier League based sponsorships. It has partnered with clubs such as Burnley F.C  where it was the principal shirt sponsor for 2014/15 and has in the past been a betting sponsor of other Premier League clubs. In 2016 Fun88 secured a two year betting partnership for Latin America and Asia deal with Spurs.

Fran Jones, Head of Partnerships for Tottenham Hotspur, stated: “The continued growth of our international fanbase makes Tottenham Hotspur an attractive partner for any brand aiming to engage passionate sports fans around the world.”

Fun88 has also recognised the value of a brand ambassador and in the past former Spurs star Ledley King has operated in this role for Fun88.

Betting Markets

Fun88 is a sports focused betting operator and it’s modern and intuitive site offers customers a great range of sports upon which to wager. Here they are in full:  football, horse racing, golf, tennis, American football, Aussie Rules, badminton, bandy, baseball, boxing, chess, cricket, cycling, darts, Esports,  floorball, futsal, handball, ice hockey, MMA,  motor racing, rugby league, rugby union, Snooker and Pool, speedway, surfing, volleyball, water polo and winter sports.

In addition to these sports customers at fun88 also have the opportunity to wager on poker and some specials markets such as entertainment and politics though these are quite limited relative to other big operators.

Live Betting

Live betting is all about fun and excitement and with a name like fun88 this should be a bookmaker which excels in inplay.  Indeed the fun88 live betting product is well designed, exciting  and enjoyable to use. Customers have the option of viewing live events in various formats and there is a live schedule too.

Fun88 is strong on mobile which enhances its live betting facility considerably and Fun88 also offers cash out as a feature. Moreover fun88 also has live streaming of some events which is a huge draw when it comes to in play betting. It could do with extending this live streaming feature.

Usability of the site

Fun88 is a great and modern sportsbook. It is especially inviting for the new bettor due to the bright colour scheme and simple layout with easy access to markets.

Fun88 is well optimised for mobile betting which means that those who enjoyed betting on the go should take to it well. In terms of banking options Fun88 has you covered and customers are able to use Visa, Mastercard, Skrill, Moneybookers, Neteller and more ewallets too although PayPal is not an option.

It is easy to find ongoing promotions on the desktop site, just look to the top left whichever page you’re on, and the FAQs section is comprehensive too. For more extensive customer support should you need it you are able to utilise live chat, email (support@fun88.co.uk) and you can also use the contact form on site. The live chat feature is always one click away which is great for customers looking for a speedy service. Customer support at Fun88 is strong although a phone number would be appreciated by some customers.

Conclusion

Fun88 does what it says on the tin. It is a betting operator focused on sun and the entertainment aspect of betting and the great and modern layout and design of this site services this purpose well. The Fun88 mobile optimised does this too.

Fun88 scores particularly well for its live betting feature which includes cash out, streaming and a nice, personalizable layout.  With an evidently strong budget for marketing Fun88 should continue to grow and claim its piece of the betting pie.

Advantages:

– Speciality in Asian sport coverage;

– Great range of sports and markets with a very good choice of daily in play betting;

– Offers asian handicaps and lots of live bets;

– Although a little hard to find, there is a good selection of help facilities;

– Live streaming of sporting events;

– 24 hour live chat support.

Disadvantages:

– Promotion isn’t great anyway;

– Odds aren’t the greatest for local sports;

– Once signed up, there are no additional promotions beyond the welcome offer;

– Limited payment options available for deposit/withdrawal;

– Rather simplistic and uninspiring layout;

– Restricted play in some countries.

Payments:

Visa/Mastercard, Skrill (Moneybookers), Bank Transfer, Neteller

*Keep in mind to double check information. Be prepared for changes to restricted countries, bonuses, currencies, deposit and payment options, languages, contact info.

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