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. DraftKings is one of the best sportsbooks available due to its excellent selection of sports and bets, fantastic live betting, and unparalleled education and statistics. DraftKings is open to residents of New Jersey, Indiana, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania.

Ratings

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

Feature DraftKings Sportsbook Golden Nugget
Total Sports Offered
15 16
Baseball (MLB)
Yes Yes
Basketball (NBA)
Yes No
Basketball (NCAA)
Yes Yes
Boxing
Yes Yes
Cricket
Yes Yes
Cycling
Yes Yes
Darts
Yes No
Football (NFL)
Yes No
Football (NCAA)
Yes No
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
2nd 7th
NFL Spread
Average spread odds are worse than -110 per side Average spread odds are better than -110 per side
NBA Moneyline
5th 16th
NBA Spread
Average spread odds are worse than -110 per side Average spread odds are better than -110 per side
MLB Moneyline
8th 5th
MLB Spread
8th 9th
NHL Moneyline
4th 18th
NHL Spread
15th 8th
Soccer Moneyline
6th 12th
NCAAF Moneyline
16th 9th
NCAAF Spread
Average spread odds are worse than -110 per side Average spread odds are better than -110 per side
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Bets Offered

Feature DraftKings Sportsbook Golden Nugget
Cash Out Feature
No No
Futures
Yes Yes
Moneyline
Yes No
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 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 DraftKings Sportsbook alongside Golden Nugget are part of the legal US market. 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's score is 4.50 stars versus DraftKings Sportsbook's 3.50 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 has educational pages explaining the basics of sports betting while Golden Nugget does not. Next, comparing the total number of sports offered, Golden Nugget takes bets on 16 sports while DraftKings Sportsbook takes bets on15 sports, a difference of 1 sports. 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. DraftKings Sportsbook nor Golden Nugget offers a live betting 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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