playMGM vs FOX Bet 2020

Is FOX Bet better than playMGM? After ranking sportsbooks who all offer online betting in our 2019 review, playMGM is better than FOX Bet. Easily the worst of the eight online sportsbooks available to New Jersey residents, playMGM rushed its app to market, which is evident by the poor user experience.

Ratings

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

US Regulated Vs Offshore

Feature playMGM FOX Bet
US Regulated Sportsbook (legal)
Yes Yes
Offshore Sportsbook (illegal)
No No
Online Availability - New Jersey
Yes Yes
Online Availability - West Virginia
No No
US Regulated DFS Company
No No
Online Availability - Pennsylvania
No Yes
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 playMGM FOX Bet
Total Sports Offered
8 13
Baseball (MLB)
Yes Yes
Baseball (International)
No No
Basketball (NBA)
Yes Yes
Basketball (WNBA)
No No
Basketball (NCAA)
Yes Yes
Basketball (International)
No Yes
Boxing
Yes Yes
Cricket
No No
Cycling
No Yes
Darts
No Yes
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 Yes
Motor Sports (NASCAR)
No Yes
Rugby (League)
No No
Rugby (Union)
No Yes
Soccer (EPL)
Yes Yes
Soccer (Premier League)
No Yes
Soccer (MLS)
Yes No
Softball
No No
Tennis
Yes Yes
Volleyball
No No

Bets Offered

Feature playMGM FOX Bet
Cash Out Feature
No Yes
Asian Handicaps
No No
Futures
Yes Yes
If-Bets
No No
Rolling If-Bets
No No
Moneyline
Yes Yes
Parlay
Yes Yes
Pleaser
No No
Props
Yes Yes
Reverse
No No
Round Robin
Yes Yes
Spread
Yes Yes
Teaser
Yes No
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 playMGM FOX Bet
Total Live Betting Sports Offered
6 7
Match Tracker
No Yes
Alpine Skiing
No No
Badminton
No No
Baseball
Yes Yes
Basketball
Yes Yes
Cricket
No No
E-Sports
No No
Football
Yes Yes
Golf
No No
Handball
No No
Hockey
Yes Yes
MMA
No No
Rugby
No No
Soccer
Yes Yes
Tennis
Yes No
Volleyball
No No

Education and Research

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

Banking - Deposits

Feature playMGM FOX Bet
Total Deposit Methods
6 9
No Debit/Credit Card Deposit Fees
Yes Yes
Deposit Min/Max - Debit/Credit Card
$0/Varies $10/Varies
PayPal
No Yes
Deposit Min/Max - PayPal
N/A $10/Varies

Banking - Withdrawals

Feature playMGM FOX Bet
Total Withdrawal Methods
4 6
No Withdrawal Fees - Check
Yes Yes
Check Payout Speed is < 10 days
Yes Yes
Withdrawal Min/Max - Check
$0/Varies $10/$8,300
Withdrawal Min/Max - PayPal
N/A $10/$8,300

Customer Service

Feature playMGM FOX Bet
Email Support
Yes Yes
Email Support Speed
Yes Yes
Live Chat Support
No No
Live Chat Support Availability
No No
Phone Support
No No

Mobile Betting

Feature playMGM FOX Bet
iPhone App
Yes Yes
Android App
Yes Yes
Website Functionality
No Yes
To find the right sportsbook for sports betting, we spent six months and hundreds of hours of assessing different books. Here, we will focus on two sportsbooks and compare FOX Bet vs playMGM.

Our comparison begins with the regulation status of each broker. FOX Bet and playMGM are legal sportsbooks that are regulated in the United States. Regulation aside, let's look at how each sportsbook ranks in odds offered. To compile an odds ranking, we analyzed odds from thousands of games for total, spread, and moneyline bets. playMGM's score is 3.00 stars versus FOX Bet's 2.50 stars.

Now let's examine how many sports each book accepts bets on. FOX Bet takes bets on 13 sports while playMGM takes bets on8 sports, a difference of 5 sports. Next, we can compare some general features offered and educational content catered towards first-time bettors. For features, we will look at whether the book offers early cashouts, a match tracker when live betting, and PayPal deposits and withdrawals. FOX Bet has the early cash out feature, playMGM doesn't. FOX Bet has a live match tracker, playMGM doesn't. FOX Bet offers PayPal, playMGM doesn't. Education is also great for individuals new to sports betting, who may need reminders on betting types. FOX Bet offers education explaining how to bet, while playMGM does not.

Overall, between FOX Bet and playMGM, playMGM is the winner.

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