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PointsBet vs Golden Nugget 2021

Is Golden Nugget better than PointsBet? After scoring sportsbooks on over 100 different variables, PointsBet is better than Golden Nugget. PointsBet combines traditional sports betting with the new and exciting PointsBetting to offer one of the best sportsbooks in the United States and Australia, despite a sub-par live betting menu.


Ratings

Feature PointsBet Golden Nugget
Overall 4.5 3.5
Sports & Bets Offered 4
Odds 4.5 4.5
Banking Options and Fees 4 5
Live Betting 3 3.5
Mobile Betting 4 3.5
Customer Service 3.5 0
Education 4 4
Reputation 4.5 0

State Availability

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

Sports Offered

Feature PointsBet Golden Nugget
Total Sports Offered
18 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 PointsBet Golden Nugget
NFL Moneyline
Average Above Average
NFL Spread
Above Average Above Average
NBA Moneyline
Average Below Average
NBA Spread
Above Average Above Average
MLB Moneyline
Worst Above Average
MLB Spread
Average Average
NHL Moneyline
Above Average Worst
NHL Spread
Above Average Above Average
Soccer Moneyline
Worst Average
NCAAF Moneyline
Above Average Average
NCAAF Spread
Average Above Average

Bets Offered

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

Education and Research

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

Banking - Deposits

Feature PointsBet Golden Nugget
Minimum Deposit
$5 $10
Total Deposit Methods
6 9
No Debit/Credit Card Deposit Fees
Yes Yes
Deposit Min/Max - Debit/Credit Card
$5/Varies $20/$25,000
PayPal
No Yes
Deposit Min/Max - PayPal
$10/Varies $10/$1500

Banking - Withdrawals

Feature PointsBet Golden Nugget
Minimum Withdrawal
None Listed $10
Total Withdrawal Methods
6 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
$10/Varies $10/N/A

Customer Service

Feature PointsBet 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 PointsBet Golden Nugget
iPhone App
Yes Yes
Android App
Yes Yes
Website Functionality
Yes Yes

Ratings

Feature PointsBet Golden Nugget
Overall 4.5 3.5
Sports & Bets Offered 4
Odds 4.5 4.5
Banking Options and Fees 4 5
Live Betting 3 3.5
Mobile Betting 4 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 Golden Nugget vs PointsBet.

Is Golden Nugget or PointsBet better for beginners?
PointsBet is better for first-time bettors than Golden Nugget. PointsBet provides bettors Articles/News and Explanation of Bets.

Which sportsbook offers better odds: Golden Nugget or PointsBet?
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. Both Golden Nugget and PointsBet are rated 4.50 stars. The odds comparison table earlier in the page breaks down how both sportsbooks ranked in each sport.

Does Golden Nugget or PointsBet offer a wider range of sports and bets?
Golden Nugget trails PointsBet by 3 total sports offered, with PointsBet offering 18 and Golden Nugget offering 15. offers bettors access to Moneyline, Spread, Parlay, Props, Futures and Total (Over/Under) bets. PointsBet makes early cash outs available to bettors, while Golden Nugget does not. 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 Golden Nugget vs PointsBet 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: PointsBet

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