Golden Nugget vs BetMGM 2020

Is BetMGM better than Golden Nugget? After scoring sportsbooks on over 100 different variables, Golden Nugget is better than BetMGM. Golden Nugget is best suited for individuals who enjoy playing online slots, as well as betting on sports. Golden Nugget has put considerable effort into pairing an impressive number of slots and table games with a slightly above average amount of sports and alternative totals and spreads.

Ratings

Feature Golden Nugget BetMGM
Overall 3.5 3.5
Sports Offered 4 3.5
Bets Offered 3.5 3.5
Odds 4.5 2.5
Banking Options and Fees 5 4.5
Live Betting 4 4.5
Mobile Betting 4 4.5
Customer Service 4 3.5
Education and Research 2 0.5
Reputation 3.5 5

State Availability

Feature Golden Nugget BetMGM
Legal in Iowa
No No
Legal in Indiana
No Yes
Legal in Nevada
No Yes
Legal in New Jersey
Yes Yes
Legal in Pennsylvania
No No
Legal in West Virginia
No Yes

Sports Offered

Feature Golden Nugget BetMGM
Total Sports Offered
16 13
Baseball (MLB)
Yes Yes
Basketball (NBA)
No Yes
Basketball (NCAA)
Yes Yes
Boxing
Yes Yes
Cricket
Yes Yes
Cycling
Yes No
Darts
No No
Football (NFL)
No Yes
Football (NCAA)
No Yes
Golf (PGA)
Yes Yes
Hockey (NHL)
Yes Yes
MMA (UFC)
Yes Yes
Motor Sports (NASCAR)
Yes Yes
Rugby (League)
No Yes
Rugby (Union)
Yes Yes
Soccer (EPL)
Yes Yes
Soccer (Premier League)
Yes No
Soccer (MLS)
Yes Yes
Softball
No No
Tennis
Yes Yes
Volleyball
No No
Sports Offered 4 3.5

Odds Comparison

Feature Golden Nugget BetMGM
NFL Moneyline
7th 11th
NFL Spread
Average spread odds are better than -110 per side Average spread odds are worse than -110
NBA Moneyline
16th 9th
NBA Spread
Average spread odds are better than -110 per side Average spread odds are worse than -110
MLB Moneyline
5th 1st
MLB Spread
9th 13th
NHL Moneyline
18th 8th
NHL Spread
8th 12th
Soccer Moneyline
12th 16th
NCAAF Moneyline
9th 12th
NCAAF Spread
Average spread odds are better than -110 per side Average spread odds are worse than -110
Odds 4.5 2.5

Bets Offered

Feature Golden Nugget BetMGM
Cash Out Feature
No No
Futures
Yes Yes
Moneyline
No Yes
Parlay
Yes Yes
Props
Yes Yes
Reverse
No No
Round Robin
Yes Yes
Spread
Yes Yes
Teaser
Yes Yes
Total (Over/Under)
Yes Yes
Bets Offered 3.5 3.5

Live Betting

Feature Golden Nugget BetMGM
Baseball
Yes Yes
Basketball
Yes Yes
Cricket
No No
Football
Yes Yes
Golf
Yes No
Hockey
Yes Yes
MMA
Yes No
Rugby
No No
Soccer
Yes Yes
Tennis
Yes Yes
Live Betting 4 4.5

Education and Research

Feature Golden Nugget BetMGM
Articles/News
No Yes
Explanation of Bets
No No
Glossary
Yes No
Team Statistics
Yes No
Players Statistics
No No
Lineup Tool (DFS Only)
No No
Education and Research 2 0.5

Banking - Deposits

Feature Golden Nugget BetMGM
Total Deposit Methods
9 8
No Debit/Credit Card Deposit Fees
Yes Yes
Deposit Min/Max - Debit/Credit Card
$20/$25,000 $0/Varies
PayPal
Yes No
Deposit Min/Max - PayPal
$10/$1500 $10
Banking Options and Fees 5 4.5

Banking - Withdrawals

Feature Golden Nugget BetMGM
Total Withdrawal Methods
8 6
No Withdrawal Fees - Check
No Yes
Check Payout Speed is < 10 days
Yes Yes
Withdrawal Min/Max - Check
$10/N/A $0/Varies
Withdrawal Min/Max - PayPal
$10/N/A $10
Banking Options and Fees 5 4.5

Customer Service

Feature Golden Nugget BetMGM
Email Support
Yes Yes
Email Support Speed
Yes Yes
Live Chat Support
Yes Yes
Live Chat Support Availability
Yes Yes
Phone Support
Yes No

Mobile Betting

Feature Golden Nugget BetMGM
iPhone App
Yes Yes
Android App
Yes Yes
Website Functionality
Yes Yes
Mobile Betting 4 4.5
The BettingBuck.com team spent months and hundreds of hours assessing different sportsbooks for betting on sports online in the US. In total, 150 individual variables were assessed. For this review, we will compare BetMGM vs Golden Nugget.

Is BetMGM or Golden Nugget better for beginners?
Golden Nugget is better for first-time bettors than BetMGM. Golden Nugget provides bettors Glossary and Team Statistics.

Which sportsbook offers better odds: BetMGM or Golden Nugget?
To give each sportsbook an odds rating over 10,000 data points from over 1,000 games across 23 sportsbooks were collected. We assessed spread, moneyline, and total odds to provide a single star rating for odds. Golden Nugget received a rating of 4.50 stars over BetMGM's 2.50 stars. The odds comparison table earlier in the page breaks down how both sportsbooks ranked in each sport.

Does BetMGM or Golden Nugget offer a wider range of sports and bets?
BetMGM trails Golden Nugget by 3 total sports offered, with Golden Nugget offering 16 and BetMGM offering 13. BetMGM offers bettors access to Moneyline, Spread, Parlay, Props, Futures and Total (Over/Under) bets. Neither offers the early cash out feature. Early cash outs are when a sportsbook allows bettors to cash in a ticket before the game ends to secure a win or minimize a loss.

What about BetMGM vs Golden Nugget customer support?
Golden Nugget offers bettors Email Support, Live Chat Support and Phone Support. Email support usually replies within 48 hours, while live chat support is instant.

Overall, between BetMGM and Golden Nugget, Golden Nugget is the winner.

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