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The OpenOdds award for the best bookmaker for football

When it comes to its popularity, no sport can quite match the global appeal that football holds. The beautiful game not only makes for a great spectacle for millions of fans around the world, but also provides for some exciting betting action. It comes as no surprise then, that bookmakers go through great lengths to cover the sport as best as they can.

This award honours the very finest of all the best betting sites for football. The winner will not only have to offer spectacular odds, but also a huge selection of betting markets and bet types. What’s more, rewarding loyal punters with a regular stream of sports betting bonuses and free bets is also a must for any prospective winner. Only if all these conditions are met, will a bookmaker stand a chance of being considered the best bookmaker for football at this moment in time. Make sure to make your voice heard today, and cast your vote.

  • What to look for in an award winner?
  • Subjective vs. objective criteria?
  • How to be fair and balanced?

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What criteria to base your vote on

  • Are you getting the best football odds possible?
  • Does the bookmaker offer a wide selection of betting types?
  • Does the bookmaker offer live streaming of football games?
  • Are you able to bet on all Premier League games and other competitions?
  • Are you receiving attractive betting site offers, such as a £10 free bet, from time to time?

Before you cast your vote for the best online bookmaker for football, it helps to go through the questions listed above. While many betting sites will excel in one or two areas, it is only the very few that really hit the mark on all of them. By sharing your opinion on who should receive the honours of best bookmaker for football in the UK, you are giving recognition to a worthy betting site. What’s more, you will also be helping our OpenOdds community decide on what bookmaker to choose for their football bets. Last but not least: don’t forget that we reward each and every contribution, including your vote, with OpenOdds points.

How to vote on the best football betting sites

Changing your vote

Our awards are handed out on an annual basis. Should you at any point throughout the year change your opinion on what the best betting site for football is, you can of course alter your vote accordingly. This way, our award also accounts for changes that bookmakers undertake, be they positive or negative.

Casting your vote

Making your voice heard by casting a vote in any of our OpenOdds awards is as easy as it gets. Simply log on to your OpenOdds account, scroll through the selection of the best bookmakers listed on this page and pick out your favourite. All that is left to do now is to click on the “vote” button. By doing so, your vote will immediately count towards the current ranking. What’s more, we will also credit you account with 5 OpenOdds points!



Voting in our awards in 5 steps:

  • Decide on who gets your vote for “best betting site for football”
  • Cast your vote right here on this page
  • Immediately receive 5 OpenOdds points
  • Continually check the rankings to see who is leading
  • Should you change your mind, simply recast your vote

At the end of the calendar year, the votes are tallied up to determine the winner. Of course, we will announce the results for each category right here. At the same time, you will be able to cast your vote for the new year.

Join our OpenOdds awards jury

While awards are a popular way to recognise excellence, they are only meaningful if the winners are determined by a competent jury. That’s why we at OpenOdds rely on you, the members of our community, to decide on who will take the honours. By opening up the vote to countless sports betting enthusiasts, our awards reflect the opinions of the people who matter most. After all, your own experience and that of your fellow punters is the perfect yardstick with which to judge the best betting sites for football in the UK. From all of us at OpenOdds: thank you for being part of that jury!

Fair and balanced

As with any vote, it is important that your decision is based on rational thought. We do understand that this is sometimes made difficult by certain circumstances, such as a particular bad experience with a betting site. While it is useful to highlight such instances, being fair and balanced in your decision is key for the credibility of our awards. Cast your votes and publish comments as you see fit, and base them on your honest opinion rather than spite. By doing so, the end result will most accurately reflect which is the best betting site for football. We value your input and look forward to including your votes and hearing your views on the top 100 betting sites featured on this page.


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