PointsBet vs. SugarHouse Sportsbook Comparison

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

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

To start, we rated PointsBet Sportsbook as 4.8 out of 5 stars and SugarHouse Sportsbook as 4.9 stars. This means if you’re just looking for the best overall sportsbook, then SugarHouse is a better option than PointsBet in our opinion.

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PointsBet vs. SugarHouse State Availability

PointsBet State Availability & Rankings

PointsBet Sportsbook is currently available in CO, IL, IN, IA, KS, MD, MI, NJ, NY, PA, VA, and WV.

SugarHouse State Availability & Rankings

SugarHouse Sportsbook is currently available in PA.

*SugarHouse NJ is now BetRivers NJ. Learn more in our BetRivers Review or check out all NJ sportsbooks.

PointsBet Sportsbook vs. SugarHouse Sportsbook Sign-Up Bonus

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

PointsBet Sportsbook no longer has a sign-up bonus for new customers as they transition it to Fanatics Sportsbooks.

SugarHouse Sportsbook offers a second chance bet up to $500. If your first bet loses, you'll receive a refund in the form of a bonus bet up to the limit. You have 30 days to use the bonus bet if you receive it and there is a 1x playthrough requirement.

PointsBet Sportsbook vs. SugarHouse Sportsbook Odds Competitiveness

When it comes to the competitiveness of odds, we rated PointsBet as 5 out of 5 and SugarHouse 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 PointsBet and SugarHouse are pretty much equal according to our data.

PointsBet Sportsbook vs. SugarHouse Sportsbook Promotions & Odds Boosts

When it comes to ongoing promotions and odds boosts that all customers can take advantage of, we rated PointsBet Sportsbook as 5 stars and SugarHouse Sportsbook as 5 stars. PointsBet and SugarHouse are pretty much equal according to our data.

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.

PointsBet Sportsbook vs. SugarHouse Sportsbook User Interface

We rated the PointsBet Sportsbook user interface as 4.5 stars, or in between ‘Best' and ‘Great'
and SugarHouse 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 PointsBet Sportsbook (click to expand):

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PointsBet Sportsbook vs. SugarHouse Sportsbook 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, PointsBet and SugarHouse both offer same game parlays.

PointsBet Sportsbook vs. SugarHouse Sportsbook 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 PointsBet Sportsbook's banking options as 4 and SugarHouse Sportsbook's as 5 stars.

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.

SugarHouse Sportsbook offers 6 deposit methods and the minimum deposit amount is $10. It also has 5 withdrawal methods and the minimum withdrawal is $10.

Bottom Line on if PointsBet Sportsbook or SugarHouse Sportsbook is Better

While our overall rating shows that SugarHouse is a better option than PointsBet, 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 PointsBet Sportsbook Review and SugarHouse Sportsbook Review to learn more about each option.

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.