FanDuel Daily Fantasy vs playMGM 2020

Is FanDuel (DFS) better than playMGM? After scoring sportsbooks on over 100 different variables, FanDuel (DFS) is better than playMGM. FanDuel helped pioneer the Daily Fantasy Sports industry in 2009, and has since been enhancing its user-friendly platform for casual and professional users on desktop and mobile.

Ratings

Feature FanDuel Daily Fantasy playMGM
Overall 4.5 2
Sports Offered 4.5 3
Overall 4.5 2
Sports Offered 4.5 3
Bets Offered 5 3.5
Odds 4 3
Banking Options and Fees 4.5 4.5
Live Betting 5 2.5
Mobile Betting 4.5 2.5
Ease of Use 4.5 3
Customer Service 4 1.5
Education and Research 4.5 0.5
Reputation 4 4

US Regulated Vs Offshore

Feature FanDuel Daily Fantasy playMGM
US Regulated Sportsbook (legal)
No Yes
Offshore Sportsbook (illegal)
No No
Online Availability - New Jersey
No Yes
Online Availability - West Virginia
No No
US Regulated DFS Company
Yes No
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 FanDuel Daily Fantasy playMGM
Total Sports Offered
7 8
Baseball (MLB)
Yes Yes
Baseball (International)
No No
Basketball (NBA)
Yes Yes
Basketball (WNBA)
Yes No
Basketball (NCAA)
Yes Yes
Basketball (International)
No No
Boxing
No Yes
Cricket
No No
Cycling
No No
Darts
No No
E-Sports
No No
Football (NFL)
Yes Yes
Football (CFL)
No No
Football (NCAA)
Yes Yes
Golf (PGA)
Yes Yes
Handball
No No
Hockey (NHL)
Yes Yes
Hockey (International)
No No
Horse Racing
No No
MMA (UFC)
No No
Motor Sports (NASCAR)
Yes No
Rugby (League)
No No
Rugby (Union)
No No
Soccer (EPL)
Yes Yes
Soccer (Premier League)
No No
Soccer (MLS)
No Yes
Softball
No No
Tennis
No Yes
Volleyball
No No

Bets Offered

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

Live Betting

Feature FanDuel Daily Fantasy playMGM
Total Live Betting Sports Offered
6
Match Tracker
No No
Alpine Skiing
No No
Badminton
No No
Baseball
No Yes
Basketball
No Yes
Cricket
No No
E-Sports
No No
Football
No Yes
Golf
No No
Handball
No No
Hockey
No Yes
MMA
No No
Rugby
No No
Soccer
No Yes
Tennis
No Yes
Volleyball
No No

Education and Research

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

Banking - Deposits

Feature FanDuel Daily Fantasy playMGM
Total Deposit Methods
2 6
No Debit/Credit Card Deposit Fees
Yes Yes
Deposit Min/Max - Debit/Credit Card
$5/$10,000 $0/Varies
PayPal
Yes No
Deposit Min/Max - PayPal
$5/$10,000 N/A

Banking - Withdrawals

Feature FanDuel Daily Fantasy playMGM
Total Withdrawal Methods
2 4
No Withdrawal Fees - Check
Yes Yes
Check Payout Speed is < 10 days
No Yes
Withdrawal Min/Max - Check
$1 Minimum $0/Varies
Withdrawal Min/Max - PayPal
$1/$10,000 N/A

Customer Service

Feature FanDuel Daily Fantasy playMGM
Email Support
Yes Yes
Email Support Speed
Yes Yes
Live Chat Support
Yes No
Live Chat Support Availability
Yes No
Phone Support
Yes No

Mobile Betting

Feature FanDuel Daily Fantasy playMGM
iPhone App
Yes Yes
Android App
Yes Yes
Website Functionality
Yes No
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 FanDuel (DFS) vs playMGM.

To start this comparison, first, we will look at the regulation status of each sportsbook. playMGM is legal in certain US states, FanDuel (DFS) isn't. Next, let's take a look at the odds offered by each book. It's important to note that data points from over 1,400 games across 17 sportsbooks was collected. We assessed spread, moneyline, and total odds to provide a single star rating for odds. FanDuel (DFS) received a rating of 4.00 stars over playMGM's 3.00 stars.

Odds aside, we can now turn our focus to what types of bets and features are available to bettors. The number of sports offered is certainly at the top of the list, and playMGM takes bets on 8 sports while FanDuel (DFS) takes bets on7 sports, a difference of 1 sports. Looking at features, early cash outs, live match tracking and the option to bank with PayPal are all popular amongst bettors. 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. Neither FanDuel (DFS) and playMGM offer the early cash out feature. Neither FanDuel (DFS) and playMGM offer a live match tracker for live betting. FanDuel (DFS) makes PayPal deposits and withdrawals available to clients, while playMGM does not. Finally, having access to education is always important for first-time bettors. FanDuel (DFS) describes how to place bets , playMGM doesn't.

Overall, between FanDuel (DFS) and playMGM, FanDuel (DFS) is the winner.

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