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BetMGM vs Golden Nugget 2021

Is BetMGM better than Golden Nugget? After scoring sportsbooks on over 100 different variables, BetMGM is better than Golden Nugget. BetMGM is a solid option for people who enjoy betting on sports, online poker, and online casino games. For those who exclusively want to bet on sports, there are better options with better odds and more educational content.


Ratings

Feature BetMGM Golden Nugget
Overall 4 4
Sports & Bets Offered 4.5 4
Odds 2.5 4
Live Betting 4 3.5
Mobile Betting 4.5 3.5
Education 3.5 4

State Availability

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

Sports Offered

Feature BetMGM Golden Nugget
Total Sports Offered
14 15
Baseball (MLB)
Yes Yes
Basketball (NBA)
Yes No
Basketball (NCAA)
Yes Yes
Boxing
Yes Yes
Cricket
Yes Yes
Cycling
Yes Yes
Darts
No Yes
Football (NFL)
Yes Yes
Football (NCAA)
Yes Yes
Golf (PGA)
Yes Yes
Hockey (NHL)
Yes Yes
Horse Racing
No No
MMA (UFC)
Yes Yes
Motor Sports (NASCAR)
Yes Yes
Rugby (League)
Yes 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 BetMGM Golden Nugget
NFL Moneyline
Average Below Average
NFL Spread
Below Average Average
NFL Total
Below Average Average
NBA Moneyline
Average Average
NBA Spread
Average Good
NBA Total
Average Average
NHL Moneyline
Average Best
NHL Spread
Worst Average
NHL Total
Below Average Average
Soccer Moneyline
Good Average
NCAAF Moneyline
Average Average
NCAAB Moneyline
Good Average
Odds 2.5 4

Bets Offered

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

Education and Research

Feature BetMGM 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 BetMGM Golden Nugget
Minimum Deposit
$10 $10
Total Deposit Methods
8 9
Deposit Min/Max - Debit/Credit Card
$0/Varies $20/$25,000
Deposit Min/Max - PayPal
$10/Varies $10/$1500
PayPal
No Yes
Deposit - Debit/Credit Card
Yes Yes
Deposit - Online Bank Transfer (ACH)
Yes Yes

Banking - Withdrawals

Feature BetMGM Golden Nugget
Minimum Withdrawal
$10 $10
Total Withdrawal Methods
6 8
Withdrawal Min/Max - PayPal
$10/Varies $10/N/A
Withdrawal - Online Bank Transfer (ACH)
Yes Yes
Withdrawal - PayPal
Yes Yes
Withdrawal - Prepaid Gift Card
Yes Yes

Customer Service

Feature BetMGM Golden Nugget
Email Support
Yes Yes
Email Support Speed
Yes Yes
Live Chat Support
Yes Yes
Live Chat Support Availability
Yes Yes
Phone Support
Yes Yes

Mobile Betting

Feature BetMGM Golden Nugget
iPhone App
Yes Yes
Android App
Yes Yes
Website Functionality
Yes Yes
The Moneyline.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 BetMGM vs Golden Nugget.

Is BetMGM or Golden Nugget better for beginners?
Golden Nugget is better for first-time bettors than BetMGM. Golden Nugget provides bettors Explanation of Bets, Glossary and Team Statistics.

Which sportsbook offers better odds: BetMGM or Golden Nugget?
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. Golden Nugget is a better option with a 4.00 star rating over BetMGM's 2.50 star rating. The odds comparison table earlier in the page breaks down how both sportsbooks ranked in each sport.

Does BetMGM or Golden Nugget offer a wider range of sports and bets?
Golden Nugget boasts an offering of 15 available sports compared to BetMGM's 14 available sports. offers bettors access to Moneyline, Spread, Parlay, Props, Futures and Total (Over/Under) bets. BetMGM 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 BetMGM vs Golden Nugget customer support?
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: BetMGM

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