DraftKings vs. PointsBet Sportsbook Comparison

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If you’re trying to decide on which sportsbook to go with, you may be considering DraftKings Sportsbook and PointsBet Sportsbook. Both of these sportsbooks are legal and licensed in U.S. states but have unique offerings.

Our DraftKings vs. PointsBet sportsbook comparison will help you decide which is better for your sports betting needs.

To start, we rated DraftKings Sportsbook as 4.8 out of 5 stars and PointsBet Sportsbook as 4.8 stars. This means if you’re just looking for the best overall sportsbook, then PointsBet and DraftKings are about the same, based on our ratings.

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Our overall rating for the sportsbook
How competitive the odds are
Intro Promo
How competitive the intro promo for new customers is
Promos & Odds Boosts
Availability of ongoing promotions & odds boosts
Sports & Bets Offered
The selection of sports & bet types offered
User Interface
How easy the app & website is to use
Deposits & Withdrawals
The number & speed of deposit & withdrawal methods
Customer Reviews
How good customer reviews are
Education & Statistics
The availability of educational material & statistics


New Jersey
New York
New Hampshire
North Carolina
Rhode Island
West Virginia

Intro Promo

Bet $5, Get $150 in Bonus Bets
None available
Credit Type
How the promo is given
Bonus bets
Time to Use Credit
How long you have to use the free bet or credit
7 days
Playthrough Requirement
How many times you have to bet the credit before you can withdraw it

Sports Offered

Australian Rules Football
Baseball (MLB)
Basketball (NBA)
Basketball (NCAA)
Basketball (Europe/Other)
Football (NFL)
Football (NCAA)
Golf (PGA)
Handball (Any)
Hockey (NHL)
Hockey (Any Other)
MMA (Bellator)
Racing (NASCAR)
Racing (Formula 1)
Rugby (League)
Rugby (Union)
Soccer (EPL)
Soccer (MLS)
Soccer (Bundesliga)
Soccer (Serie A)
Soccer (Ligue 1)
Table Tennis

Bet Types

Total (Over/Under)
Same Game Parlay
Game Props
Player Props
Round Robin
Alternate Lines
Live Cash Out


Minimum Deposit
# Deposit Methods
Bank Transfer
If you can deposit via a bank transfer
Debit/Credit Card
If you can deposit via a debit/credit card
If you can deposit via PayPal
If you can deposit via a Play+ card
Cash @ Cage
If you can deposit by visiting a physical sportsbook


Minimum Withdrawal
$1 – $15
$5 – $50
# Withdrawal Methods
Bank Transfer
If you can withdraw via bank transfer
Physical Check
If you can withdraw via a physical check
If you can withdraw via PayPal
Play+ Card
If you can withdraw via a Play+ card
Cash @ Cage
If you can withdraw by visiting a physical sportsbook

Customer Support

If email support is available
Live Chat
If live chat support is available
If phone support is available


iPhone App
Android App

DraftKings vs. PointsBet Sportsbook State Availability

DraftKings State Availability & Rankings

DraftKings Sportsbook is currently available in AZ, CO, CT, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, NH, NJ, NY, NC, OH, OR, PA, TN, WV, WY, VT, and VA.

PointsBet State Availability & Rankings

PointsBet Sportsbook is currently available in IN, KS, and NJ.

DraftKings vs. PointsBet Sign-Up Bonus

When it comes to the sign-up bonus for new customers, we rated DraftKings Sportsbook as 4.5 stars and PointsBet Sportsbook as 4 stars.

DraftKings Sportsbook offers a 20% deposit match up to $5,000 that is refunded as site credit. You have 90 days to use the credit and there is a 25x playthrough requirement.

PointsBet Sportsbook offers 10 Second Chance Bets of $100 each that are refunded as site credit. You will receive one Second Chance Bet of up to $100 for each of the first 5 days after signing up. Each Second Chance Bet is good for only that day and you have 7 days to use the ensuing bet credits if you receive them. There is a 1x playthrough requirement on the bet credits.

DraftKings vs. PointsBet Odds Competitiveness

When it comes to the competitiveness of odds, we rated DraftKings as 5 out of 5 and PointsBet as 5 out of 5.

To come up with these ratings, we analyzed hundreds of games in all major sports and leagues to find which books, on average, give customers the best deals.

If you’re looking for the most competitive odds, overall, then DraftKings and PointsBet are pretty much equal according to our data.

DraftKings vs. PointsBet Promotions & Odds Boosts

When it comes to ongoing promotions and odds boosts that all customers can take advantage of, we rated DraftKings Sportsbook as 4.5 stars and PointsBet Sportsbook as 5 stars. PointsBet is a better option than DraftKings in our opinion.

Odds boosts and promotions vary from sport to sport, so check with each to see which offers better specials on the sports you care about the most.

DraftKings Sportsbook vs. PointsBet Sportsbook User Interface

We rated the DraftKings Sportsbook user interface as 4.5 stars, or in between ‘Best' and ‘Great' and PointsBet Sportsbook as 4.5 stars, or in between ‘Best' and ‘Great'.

While most legitimate online sportsbooks in the U.S. are similarly designed and are easy enough to navigate, there are small things here and there that can make using one much more enjoyable than the other.

Before registering, it may be worth downloading both apps or visiting their websites to see which you like better.

Here are some images of DraftKings Sportsbook (click to expand):

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DraftKings vs. PointsBet Bet Types

Almost all major sportsbooks offer all of the main types of sports bets, including spreads, totals, moneyline bets, parlays, teasers, props, and futures, as well as live betting and cashing out of bets early.

One thing that not all offer, however, is same game parlays which allow you to combine sides, totals, and props from one game into a single parlay.

As of this writing, DraftKings and PointsBet both offer same game parlays.

DraftKings vs. PointsBet Deposits & Withdrawals

Having a variety of methods to deposit money into your account and to transfer your money out of it is another important thing when it comes to finding the best sportsbook.

We rated DraftKings Sportsbook's banking options as 5 and PointsBet Sportsbook's as 4 stars.

DraftKings Sportsbook offers 6 deposit methods and the minimum deposit amount is $5. It also has 7 withdrawal methods and the minimum withdrawal is $1 – $15.

PointsBet Sportsbook offers 7 deposit methods and the minimum deposit amount is $5. It also has 4 withdrawal methods and the minimum withdrawal is $5 – $50.

Bottom Line on if DraftKings or PointsBet is Better

While our overall rating shows that PointsBet is about equal to DraftKings, it’s important to think about what you value the most when it comes to sports betting.

Use the comparison tool above to directly compare the things that are most valuable to you and check out our full reviews to learn more about all of the things we briefly touched on in this article.

And remember, there is really no limit to the number of sportsbooks you can sign up for. Actually, it’s always a good idea to have at least a few that you can bet with so you can shop around for the best lines and odds, and so you can take advantage of the promotions that each offers.

You can also check out our full DraftKings Sportsbook Review and PointsBet Sportsbook Review to learn more about each option or our DraftKings Alternatives Guide to see other options.

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Dave Rathmanner

Dave Rathmanner is the Founder & CEO of Odds Assist. After struggling to find helpful sports betting resources and honest reviews when he first started betting, he decided to create the site he always wished he had. Dave has been betting on sports since NJ legalized it in 2018 and regularly analyzes sportsbooks to find the best options for bettors. Aside from creating new content for OA readers, Dave is also passionate about researching betting markets, creating models, and developing profitable betting strategies.