DraftKings Sportsbook vs Golden Nugget 2020

Is Golden Nugget better than DraftKings Sportsbook? After scoring sportsbooks in ten areas for our 2019 review, DraftKings Sportsbook is better than Golden Nugget. The education, statistics, and variety of bet types unique to DraftKings make it a worthy candidate for any sports bettor.

Ratings

Feature DraftKings Sportsbook Golden Nugget
Overall 5 3.5
Sports Offered 4 2.5
Overall 5 3.5
Sports Offered 4 2.5
Bets Offered 5 3.5
Odds 1.5 -1
Banking Options and Fees 4.5 5
Live Betting 5 4
Mobile Betting 4.5 4
Ease of Use 4 3.5
Customer Service 3.5 4
Education and Research 5 2
Reputation 4 3.5

US Regulated Vs Offshore

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

Sports Offered

Feature DraftKings Sportsbook Golden Nugget
Total Sports Offered
15 16
Baseball (MLB)
Yes Yes
Baseball (International)
No No
Basketball (NBA)
Yes No
Basketball (WNBA)
No No
Basketball (NCAA)
Yes Yes
Basketball (International)
No Yes
Boxing
Yes Yes
Cricket
Yes Yes
Cycling
Yes Yes
Darts
Yes No
E-Sports
No No
Football (NFL)
Yes No
Football (CFL)
No No
Football (NCAA)
Yes No
Golf (PGA)
Yes Yes
Handball
No No
Hockey (NHL)
Yes Yes
Hockey (International)
No Yes
Horse Racing
No No
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

Bets Offered

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

Live Betting

Feature DraftKings Sportsbook Golden Nugget
Total Live Betting Sports Offered
7 8
Match Tracker
No No
Alpine Skiing
No No
Badminton
No No
Baseball
Yes Yes
Basketball
Yes Yes
Cricket
No No
E-Sports
No No
Football
Yes Yes
Golf
Yes Yes
Handball
No No
Hockey
Yes Yes
MMA
No Yes
Rugby
No No
Soccer
Yes Yes
Tennis
Yes Yes
Volleyball
No No

Education and Research

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

Banking - Deposits

Feature DraftKings Sportsbook Golden Nugget
Total Deposit Methods
4 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
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
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 DraftKings Sportsbook vs Golden Nugget.

First, we will compare whether or not each sportsbook is regulated by a US governing body Both DraftKings Sportsbook and Golden Nugget are US regulated sportbooks. 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. Golden Nugget received a rating of N/A stars over DraftKings Sportsbook's 1.50 stars.

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. DraftKings Sportsbook describes how to place bets , Golden Nugget doesn't. Next, comparing the total number of sports offered, DraftKings Sportsbook trails Golden Nugget by 1 total sports offered, with Golden Nugget offering 16 and DraftKings Sportsbook offering 15. 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 DraftKings Sportsbook and Golden Nugget offer the early cash out feature. Neither offers a live match tracker. DraftKings Sportsbook and Golden Nugget both PayPal as a banking option.

Overall, between DraftKings Sportsbook and Golden Nugget, DraftKings Sportsbook is the winner.

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