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DraftKings Sportsbook vs Golden Nugget 2021

Is DraftKings Sportsbook better than Golden Nugget? After scoring sportsbooks on over 100 different variables, DraftKings Sportsbook is better than Golden Nugget. DraftKings delivers the ultimate package for sports bettors, including unique contests and bet types, industry-leading pre-game statistics, excellent education for beginners, Daily Fantasy contests, and private pools with friends. This outstanding all-round experience makes DraftKings our top overall sportsbook in 2020.


Ratings

Feature DraftKings Sportsbook Golden Nugget
Overall 5 3.5
Sports & Bets Offered 5 4
Odds 3.5 4.5
Banking Options and Fees 4.5 5
Live Betting 5 3.5
Mobile Betting 5 3.5
Customer Service 3.5 0
Education 4 4
Reputation 4 0

State Availability

Feature DraftKings Sportsbook Golden Nugget
Colorado
Yes No
Illinois
Yes No
Indiana
Yes No
Iowa
Yes No
Michigan
No No
Nevada
No Yes
New Jersey
Yes Yes
Pennsylvania
Yes No
Tennessee
Yes No
West Virginia
Yes No

Sports Offered

Feature DraftKings Sportsbook Golden Nugget
Total Sports Offered
15 15
Baseball (MLB)
Yes Yes
Basketball (NBA)
Yes No
Basketball (NCAA)
Yes Yes
Boxing
Yes Yes
Cricket
Yes Yes
Cycling
Yes Yes
Darts
Yes Yes
Football (NFL)
Yes Yes
Football (NCAA)
Yes Yes
Golf (PGA)
Yes Yes
Hockey (NHL)
Yes Yes
MMA (UFC)
Yes Yes
Motor Sports (NASCAR)
Yes Yes
Rugby (League)
No No
Rugby (Union)
Yes Yes
Soccer (EPL)
Yes Yes
Soccer (Premier League)
Yes Yes
Soccer (MLS)
Yes Yes
Softball
No No
Tennis
Yes Yes
Volleyball
No No

Odds Comparison

Feature DraftKings Sportsbook Golden Nugget
NFL Moneyline
Best Above Average
NFL Spread
Below Average Above Average
NBA Moneyline
Above Average Below Average
NBA Spread
Below Average Above Average
MLB Moneyline
Average Above Average
MLB Spread
Average Average
NHL Moneyline
Best Worst
NHL Spread
Below average Above Average
Soccer Moneyline
Above Average Average
NCAAF Moneyline
Worst Average
NCAAF Spread
Below Average Above Average

Bets Offered

Feature DraftKings Sportsbook Golden Nugget
Cash Out Feature
Yes No
Futures
Yes Yes
Moneyline
Yes 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

Live Betting

Feature DraftKings Sportsbook Golden Nugget
Baseball
Yes Yes
Basketball
Yes Yes
Cricket
No No
Football
Yes Yes
Golf
Yes Yes
Hockey
Yes Yes
MMA
No Yes
Rugby
No No
Soccer
Yes Yes
Tennis
Yes Yes

Education and Research

Feature DraftKings Sportsbook Golden Nugget
Articles/News
Yes No
Explanation of Bets
Yes Yes
Glossary
Yes Yes
Team Statistics
Yes Yes
Players Statistics
Yes No
Lineup Tool (DFS Only)
No No

Banking - Deposits

Feature DraftKings Sportsbook Golden Nugget
Minimum Deposit
$5 $10
Total Deposit Methods
8 9
No Debit/Credit Card Deposit Fees
Yes Yes
Deposit Min/Max - Debit/Credit Card
$5/$2,000 $20/$25,000
PayPal
Yes Yes
Deposit Min/Max - PayPal
$5/$2,000 $10/$1500

Banking - Withdrawals

Feature DraftKings Sportsbook Golden Nugget
Minimum Withdrawal
$1 - $15 $10
Total Withdrawal Methods
4 8
No Withdrawal Fees - Check
Yes No
Check Payout Speed is < 10 days
Yes Yes
Withdrawal Min/Max - Check
$5/Varies $10/N/A
Withdrawal Min/Max - PayPal
$5/Varies $10/N/A

Customer Service

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

Mobile Betting

Feature DraftKings Sportsbook Golden Nugget
iPhone App
Yes Yes
Android App
Yes Yes
Website Functionality
Yes Yes

Ratings

Feature DraftKings Sportsbook Golden Nugget
Overall 5 3.5
Sports & Bets Offered 5 4
Odds 3.5 4.5
Banking Options and Fees 4.5 5
Live Betting 5 3.5
Mobile Betting 5 3.5
Education 4 4
Bonuses & Promotions
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 DraftKings Sportsbook vs Golden Nugget.

Is DraftKings Sportsbook or Golden Nugget better for beginners?
DraftKings Sportsbook is better for first-time bettors than Golden Nugget. DraftKings Sportsbook provides bettors Articles/News, Explanation of Bets, Glossary, Team Statistics and Players Statistics.

Which sportsbook offers better odds: DraftKings Sportsbook 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 DraftKings Sportsbook's 3.50 stars. The odds comparison table earlier in the page breaks down how both sportsbooks ranked in each sport.

Does DraftKings Sportsbook or Golden Nugget offer a wider range of sports and bets?
DraftKings Sportsbook and Golden Nugget offer the same number of available sports to bet on, 15. offers bettors access to Moneyline, Spread, Parlay, Props, Futures and Total (Over/Under) bets. DraftKings Sportsbook has the early cash out feature, Golden Nugget doesn't. 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 DraftKings Sportsbook 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 winner: DraftKings Sportsbook

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