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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 is going to be a game-changer for U.S. sports betting. The sportsbook combines traditional sports betting with a unique and, honestly, thrilling way to wager — points betting. With points betting your potential earnings (and losses) are multiplied by how many points you won or lost your bet. PointsBet is currently the only sportsbook in the U.S. that offers this twist on betting.


Ratings

Feature PointsBet Golden Nugget
Overall 5 4
Sports & Bets Offered 5 4
Odds 4 4
Live Betting 3.5 3.5
Mobile Betting 5 3.5
Education 4.5 4

State Availability

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

Bonuses

Feature PointsBet Golden Nugget
Risk-Free Bet
Yes No
Daily Odds Boosts
Yes Yes
Average seasonal promotions
3 1
WelcomeOffer
Up to $2,000 in Risk-Free Bets Casino Match up to $1,000

Banking - Deposits

Feature PointsBet Golden Nugget
Minimum Deposit
$5 $10
Total Deposit Methods
4 9
Deposit Min/Max - Debit/Credit Card
$5/Varies $20/$25,000
Deposit Min/Max - PayPal
$5/Varies $10/$1500
PayPal
No Yes
Debit/Credit Card
Yes Yes
Online Bank Transfer
Yes Yes

Banking - Withdrawals

Feature PointsBet Golden Nugget
Minimum Withdrawal
None Listed $10
Total Withdrawal Methods
2 8
Withdrawal Min/Max - PayPal
$5/Varies $10/N/A
Online Bank Transfer
Yes Yes
PayPal
Yes Yes
Prepaid Gift Card
Yes Yes

Bets Offered

Feature PointsBet Golden Nugget
Cash Out Feature
Yes No
Futures
Yes Yes
Moneyline
Yes Yes
Parlay
Yes Yes
Prop
Yes Yes
Reverse
No No
Round Robin
Yes Yes
Spread
Yes Yes
Teaser
Yes Yes
Total (Over/Under)
Yes Yes

Odds Comparison

Feature PointsBet Golden Nugget
NFL Moneyline
Below Average Below Average
NFL Spread
Good Average
NFL Total
Average Average
NBA Moneyline
Average Average
NBA Spread
Best Good
NBA Total
Average Average
NHL Moneyline
Below Average Best
NHL Spread
Average Average
NHL Total
Good Average
Soccer Moneyline
Below Average Average
NCAAF Moneyline
Average Average
NCAAB Moneyline
Average Average
Odds 4 4

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
Horse Racing
No No
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

Casino

Feature PointsBet Golden Nugget
Online Casino
Yes Yes
Online Slot Machines
12 744
Online Blackjack
Yes Yes
Online Roulette
Yes Yes
Online Virtual Poker
Yes Yes
Poker
No No

Education and Research

Feature PointsBet Golden Nugget
News
Yes No
Explains Common Bets
Yes Yes
Glossary
Yes Yes
Team Statistics
No Yes
Player Statistics
No No
Lineup Tool (DFS Only)
No No

Mobile Betting

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

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
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 Golden Nugget vs PointsBet.

What states is Golden Nugget legal in? What states is PointsBet legal in?
PointsBet is regulated in Michigan, Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Illinois and New Jersey. Golden Nugget is regulated in Michigan, New Jersey and Nevada.

What type of new customer bonus does each sportsbook offer?
PointsBet offers a Up to $2,000 in Risk-Free Bets to new customers while Golden Nugget provides a Casino Match up to $1,000.

Is Golden Nugget or PointsBet easier to deposit money at?
Golden Nugget offers 9 ways to deposit while PointsBet offers 4. Both Golden Nugget and PointsBet offer Debit/Credit Card, PayPal and Online Bank Transfer deposits. Golden Nugget imposes a $10 minimum deposit while PointsBet imposes a $5 minimum deposit.

Is Golden Nugget or PointsBet easier to withdraw money at?
Golden Nugget has 8 withdraw methods while PointsBet has 2. PointsBet offers Online Bank Transfer and PayPal while Golden Nugget offers Online Bank Transfer, PayPal and Check.

Which sportsbook offers better odds: Golden Nugget or PointsBet?
To score Odds, Moneyline.com gathered data from 20 sportsbooks over five months. For our 2021 Sportsbook Review, over 34,000 data points were collected for spread, moneyline, and over/under (bets). Both Golden Nugget and PointsBet hold a 4.00 star rating. 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. PointsBet offers Football (NFL), Basketball (NBA), Basketball (NCAA), Football (NCAA), Baseball (MLB), MMA (UFC), Golf, Tennis and Motor Sports (NASCAR) while Golden Nugget offers Football (NFL), Basketball (NCAA), Football (NCAA), Baseball (MLB), MMA (UFC), Golf, Tennis and Motor Sports (NASCAR).

Both Golden Nugget and PointsBet offer Moneyline, Spread, Total (Over/Under), Parlay and Prop bets. PointsBet offers the early cash out feature 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?
PointsBet offers bettors Email Support and Live Chat 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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