5Dimes vs DraftKings Daily Fantasy 2020

Is DraftKings (DFS) better than 5Dimes? After scoring sportsbooks in ten areas for our 2019 review, 5Dimes is better than DraftKings (DFS). 5Dimes can be summed up in four words: good variety, great odds. Although the functionality of a lot of things such as the website design and load times could be improved, the reduced juice lines offered on a multitude of sports offer some attractive financial incentives.

Ratings

Feature 5Dimes DraftKings Daily Fantasy
Overall 4 5
Sports Offered 5 5
Overall 4 5
Sports Offered 5 5
Bets Offered 5 4.5
Odds 5 4
Banking Options and Fees 3.5 4.5
Live Betting 3 5
Mobile Betting 3 5
Ease of Use 3 4.5
Customer Service 4.5 4.5
Education and Research 3.5 5
Reputation 2.5 4

US Regulated Vs Offshore

Feature 5Dimes DraftKings Daily Fantasy
US Regulated Sportsbook (legal)
No No
Offshore Sportsbook (illegal)
Yes No
Online Availability - New Jersey
No No
Online Availability - West Virginia
No No
US Regulated DFS Company
No Yes
Online Availability - Pennsylvania
No No
Online Availability - Iowa
No No
Online Availability - Nevada
No No
Online Availability - Rhode Island
No No
Online Availability - Indiana
No No
Online Availability - Oregon

Sports Offered

Feature 5Dimes DraftKings Daily Fantasy
Total Sports Offered
24 10
Baseball (MLB)
Yes Yes
Baseball (International)
Yes No
Basketball (NBA)
Yes Yes
Basketball (WNBA)
Yes No
Basketball (NCAA)
Yes No
Basketball (International)
Yes Yes
Boxing
Yes No
Cricket
Yes No
Cycling
Yes No
Darts
Yes No
E-Sports
Yes Yes
Football (NFL)
Yes Yes
Football (CFL)
Yes Yes
Football (NCAA)
Yes Yes
Golf (PGA)
Yes Yes
Handball
Yes No
Hockey (NHL)
Yes Yes
Hockey (International)
Yes No
Horse Racing
Yes No
MMA (UFC)
Yes Yes
Motor Sports (NASCAR)
Yes Yes
Rugby (League)
Yes No
Rugby (Union)
Yes No
Soccer (EPL)
Yes Yes
Soccer (Premier League)
Yes No
Soccer (MLS)
Yes Yes
Softball
No No
Tennis
Yes Yes
Volleyball
Yes No

Bets Offered

Feature 5Dimes DraftKings Daily Fantasy
Cash Out Feature
No No
Asian Handicaps
Yes No
Futures
Yes No
If-Bets
Yes No
Rolling If-Bets
Yes No
Moneyline
Yes No
Parlay
Yes No
Pleaser
Yes No
Props
Yes No
Reverse
Yes No
Round Robin
Yes No
Spread
Yes No
Teaser
Yes No
Total (Over/Under)
Yes No
Free Contests (DFS Only)
No Yes
Private Leagues (DFS Only)
No Yes
Public Leagues (DFS Only)
No Yes
Beginner Contests (DFS Only)
No Yes
Head to Head Contests (DFS Only)
No Yes
50/50 Contests (DFS Only)
No Yes
Beat the Score Contests (DFS Only)
No No
Tournaments (DFS Only)
No Yes

Live Betting

Feature 5Dimes DraftKings Daily Fantasy
Total Live Betting Sports Offered
12
Match Tracker
No No
Alpine Skiing
Yes No
Badminton
No No
Baseball
Yes No
Basketball
Yes No
Cricket
Yes No
E-Sports
Yes No
Football
Yes No
Golf
Yes No
Handball
Yes No
Hockey
Yes No
MMA
Yes No
Rugby
No No
Soccer
Yes No
Tennis
Yes No
Volleyball
No No

Education and Research

Feature 5Dimes DraftKings Daily Fantasy
Articles/News
No Yes
Explanation of Bets
Yes Yes
Glossary
No No
Statistics (Teams)
Yes Yes
Statistics (Players)
Yes Yes
Lineup Tool (DFS Only)
No No

Banking - Deposits

Feature 5Dimes DraftKings Daily Fantasy
Total Deposit Methods
3 2
No Debit/Credit Card Deposit Fees
Yes Yes
Deposit Min/Max - Debit/Credit Card
$50/$500 $5/$2,000
PayPal
No Yes
Deposit Min/Max - PayPal
N/A $5/$2,000

Banking - Withdrawals

Feature 5Dimes DraftKings Daily Fantasy
Total Withdrawal Methods
3 2
No Withdrawal Fees - Check
No Yes
Check Payout Speed is < 10 days
Yes No
Withdrawal Min/Max - Check
$1,000/$3,000 $1 Min
Withdrawal Min/Max - PayPal
N/A $1/None

Customer Service

Feature 5Dimes DraftKings Daily Fantasy
Email Support
Yes Yes
Email Support Speed
Yes Yes
Live Chat Support
Yes Yes
Live Chat Support Availability
Yes No
Phone Support
Yes Yes

Mobile Betting

Feature 5Dimes DraftKings Daily Fantasy
iPhone App
No Yes
Android App
No Yes
Website Functionality
Yes Yes
After six months and hundreds of hours of researching different sportsbooks, the BettingBuck.com team collected thousands of data points. To focus on two sportsbooks, we will now compare 5Dimes vs DraftKings (DFS).

First, we will compare whether or not each sportsbook is regulated by a US governing body 5Dimes and DraftKings (DFS) are offshore sportsbooks and are not technically legal in the United States. Now, we can compare the odds between each sportsbook. Odds, or the vig, is what the sportsbook charges you to place your bet. To compile rankings, we examined odds for spread, moneyline, and total markets for seven different leagues, covering over 100 games for each league. 5Dimes is a better option with a 5.00 star rating over DraftKings (DFS)'s 4.00 star rating.

Odds aside, we can now compare educational features. Bettors new to sports betting will want high-quality education informing them of what different betting markets are available and how to bet them. 5Dimes and DraftKings (DFS) both have educational pages explaining the basics of sports betting. Next, comparing the total number of sports offered, DraftKings (DFS) trails 5Dimes by 14 total sports offered, with 5Dimes offering 24 and DraftKings (DFS) offering 10. Diving into poplar features, some bettors desire the ability to cash in tickets early, a live match tracker that updates ball position when live betting, and banking with PayPal Neither offers the early cash out feature. Neither offers a live match tracker. DraftKings (DFS) makes PayPal deposits and withdrawals available to clients, while 5Dimes does not.

Overall, between 5Dimes and DraftKings (DFS), 5Dimes is the winner.

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