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It's the most wonderful time of the yeaaaaaaaaar. Football, we mean football.

Football is America's sport and we love just about everything about it. The snacks, the beer, and of course, the action on the field.

While you may be missing going to live games( us too), one great way to make watching from home all the more exciting is to dabble in a little sports betting.

We've been doing our research and found the top two sports betting platforms: FanDuel Sportsbook and DraftKings. Here's how they compare.

Key Similarities

  • Both allow you to place bets on their app or website
  • Both offer a huge variety of betting options and sports
  • Both registration processes are easy and can be done in a matter of minutes

Key Differences

  • FanDuel Sportsbook's new user offer is unbeatable- - a $1000 risk-free bet!
  • DraftKings has a $1,000 risk-free bet, but you only get 20% of that bonus upfront and need to bet $25 to get each remaining $1 in bonus credit.
  • FanDuel Sportsbook's website is packed with tips for newbies
  • FanDuel offers amazing enhanced odds on a regular basis

FanDuel Sportsbook Overview

FanDuel Sportsbook nailed the betting game with their informative website and easy-to-use website. They have betting for every sport you can think of - football, soccer, NBA, MLB, golf and tons more!

What we love about FanDuel Sportsbook is that their offer for new users is really no strings attached. All you have to do is place a wager up to $1,000, and they'll match the bet-- no strings attached. If you win, then you get the amount returned to you, and the winning amount as site credit. No hidden criteria; it's really that easy.

Signing up for a FanDuel Sportsbook account couldn't be easier, and can be done online or on the FanDuel Sportsbook app. They'll ask you for your SSN, but don't worry, this is just to make sure coaches and players aren't making any bets.

The app runs smoothly, and as we said, if you're new to sports betting, FanDuel Sportsbook makes getting up to speed a total breeze. Keep an eye out for special enhanced odds, too. These guys come up with some unmissable odds you're gonna wanna take advantage of.

DraftKings Overview

DraftKings also has a convenient app, and offers a huge variety of sports and betting types. But, what really made us not even want to place a bet is how misleading their "$1,000 risk-free bet" is.

First of all, that's not as good as FanDuel's offer, and secondly, you only get 20% of that bonus upfront and need to bet $25 to get each remaining $1 in bonus credit. That wasn't made very clear and kind of put a dampener on our whole experience.

DraftKings also doesn't have as many tutorials and tips, which can alienate new users.

Final Notes

Sports betting is a huge part of the 2020 NFL season, and we couldn't be more excited. But if you're trying to choose what platform is best, our pick is FanDuel Sportsbook.

The app is so straightforward, you can cash out your winnings at any time (no matter how big or small) and most importantly, FanDuel Sportsbook's risk-free bet is exactly that: risk-free.

21+ and present in NJ, PA, IN, or WV. Gambling Problem? Call-1800-GAMBLER or in WV visit www.1800gambler.net

Ryan Tannehill attempts to avoid pressure form a stout Colts defense.

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For about half the day, things were really looking up.

Week 9 Vibe Check (2-2) - Nailing that the Ravens were going to go into Indy and pull a win out at all costs and them delivering felt absolutely tremendous. I saw them at -1 earlier in the week, but by game time they were +1 at some books and I sincerely hope you got to bet an underdog Ravens team.

Going into the afternoon, something became apparent almost immediately: the Steelers were not covering 14 points. The Cowboys' fourth QB of the season, Garrett Gilbert, proved move effectively than the last two, combined. Not to mention, Big Ben was dealing with an injury most of the game. Here's a live look at his recovery now:


Ben Roethlisberger, feeling great, leaves the practice field three years ago.Jeremy Fowler/ESPN


Davante Parker laid out his case as Tua's top target and easily put up over 4.5 catches. Meanwhile, I need to start following my own advice or, at least, hold a negotiation with whatever deity the Chargers angered.


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The nation's favorite sports betting app is making its way to Michigan!

Just in time for live sports making a comeback, FanDuel Sportsbook has a special offer for users who sign up before your state's launch day.

Here's the scoop: FanDuel Sportsbook is offering first-time bettors in Michigan the ultimate experience -Pre-register for FanDuel Sportsbook and Casino, and on the day we go live, get $100 in site credit split: $50 on sportsbook AND $50 on FanDuel Casino when FanDuel goes live in Michigan! It's essentially free money being deposited into your account just for registering early!

Signing up is a breeze - no cumbersome in-person registrations or waiting in line! Registering is a simple 3 step process (Users on their phones can do this after downloading the app for iOS and Android).

fanduel app screen

1. Create your account:

fanduel app screen

2. Register with an email, username, and password:

fanduel app screen

3. Input your credit card and social security number (it stops coaches from betting), put down your bet, and boom, you're good to go!


There's so much to explore, and a super in-depth guide to betting for first-timers and rookies. Even if you're a seasoned pro, the FanDuel Sportsbook app allows you to make bets at any time, and signing up couldn't be easier!

With the NFL season already in full swing (no pun intended), FanDuel Sportsbook is the easiest way to get involved. And that also can mean getting all your friends hyped, and seriously gloating your sick wins.

Sign up today, don't procrastinate or the offer's going to be gone!

Disclaimer: 21+ and present in MI. Site credit is non-withdrawable and expires 7 days after receipt. Terms apply. See sportsbook.fanduel.com for details. Gambling problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER.

A look at the FanDuel Sportsbook Odds Board that was featured during Inside the NBA during the 2020 NBA bubble playoffs.

FanDuel/Turner SportsF

Syncing up almost perfectly with the news that the NBA will return on December 22nd (just in time for the hallowed Christmas Day games)Turner Sports and FanDuel Group announce they've reached a multi-year agreement, making FanDuel the official sportsbook partner for all professional basketball on TNT.

In addition to FanDuel's integration with NBA on TNT, they'll also be featured on Bleacher Report, the top source of sports content for young fans, and their other digital platforms, like B/R Live and the B/R App.

According to Mike Raffensperger, CMO of FanDuel Group, the company plans to elevate the viewing experience for Turner Sports by providing up-to-the-minute betting information, such as odds and analysis, streamed directly into the broadcast during live game action.

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