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FanDuel Sportsbook Review

Accepted States: AZ, CO, CT, IA, IL, IN, LA, MI, NY, NJ, PA, TN, VA, WV

Platform: iOS, Android and Website

FanDuel is a goliath in the US online sports betting industry, and for good reason. Simply put, FanDuel is the best in class in almost every aspect of their product. They offer almost every sport and league imaginable to wager on, have a nice variety of bonuses and promotions, top-notch safety and security, and a good variety of deposit and withdrawal options.

FanDuel started as a Daily Sports Fantasy (DFS) site and still offers that. They also have an online casino in five states and a racebook in nine states. FanDuel offers a great range of bet types too, from spreads and moneylines to parlays, futures and more. The odds are competitive and on par with all of the other top U.S. legal online sportsbooks and their app and interface make it incredibly easy to navigate and place your wagers.

Players have many options when it comes to the sports one can wager on. Football, baseball, basketball, hockey, and soccer, as well as quite a few others, including NCAA basketball and football, tennis, boxing, and MMA. They also offer odds on more niche sports such as cycling, snooker, darts, and table tennis, to name a few. FanDuel offers live betting and live streaming on some events, so you can watch them live and wager on them at the same time.

FanDuel also cares about its players, as they offer nice bonuses and promotions to new and existing players and have many guide articles and tutorials for sports betting. The sportsbook uses the latest security technology to ensure that a player’s personal and financial information is 100% safe and sure. They are also very transparent in how they deal with player safety and security in the Security and Privacy Policy links. You also know you are playing at a safe and legal site at FanDuel, as every state they operate in is licensed and regulated by a state government-run gaming body.

Key Differentiators

In Play (Live Betting) – Yes

Cash Out – Yes

PayPal Deposits – Yes

Physical shop - Yes

Mobile App and Web Browser – Yes

Website Experience and Performance

The website experience and performance at FanDuel are fantastic, offering players the best gaming experience. FanDuel is more about substance over style when it comes to the website design and while it is not the flashiest, all of the important information is on the landing page. Navigation is simple and at the top of the page you will find all of the links for fantasy, the casino and the racebook that are available in the state in which you are wishing place your wager.

On the left-hand side of the page, you will see a category of Popular, with links such as Promos, Boosts, and Guide as well as those for some of the more popular US leagues such as NFL, MLB and NBA. Below that, you will see the links for all of the sports. You can click on any of those sports to see what bets are available, the odds and if the game or match is currently available live. If you click on the game or match, it will show you all the available proposition bets. One of the unique things about FanDuel is that if the game or match is live, it will show you all of the prop betting options and Game View with the latest score and Game Stats.

With FanDuel using the latest technology to power the sportsbook, DFS, casino and the racebook, performance is top-notch and there are rarely glitches or downtime.

App Experience and Performance

The FanDuel app experience and performance are solid for iOS and Android users. In terms of system requirements, iOS users must have at least an operational system of 8.1 or higher and 7.0 or higher for Android users. All of the things available on the desktop version of the site are also available through the app and many users prefer setting lineups and making wagers on their phone as opposed to a computer. The app's functionality is easy to navigate and provides an intuitive interface.

What we Like

All of it. As stated before, FanDuel offers all the things a good sportsbook should have and more. One of the main draws of the sportsbook is the number of sports and bets available. Customer service is available 24/7 through live chat, and there is also an extensive FAQ section. FanDuel goes out of their way to help their players with a Betting Guide and House Rules links below where the sports are. The integration with the DFS, casino and racebook products is a big plus too.

Room for improvement

There are not a lot of cons when it comes to FanDuel sportsbook. The site is not the most attractive, and the many links at the bottom of the page are in small font.

How to register for FanDuel Sportsbook

Registering for a FanDuel account is a quick and easy process, and here are the steps you’ll need to take.

  • Click on our Unique link to take advantage of the Bonus when you sign up. It's an amazing, one time way to boost your initial bankroll with them. So take advantage of it.
  • Put in your email address and create a unique username and password
  • Put in your name, physical address, birthday, and the last four digits of your Social Security Number
  • Once your identity has been verified, you’ll have an account with FanDuel, and you’ll be directed to the page where you can make your first deposit.

FanDuel Voided Bet Terms

  • Player bets remain active if said player performs any role in the contest
  • Futures bets on postponed/changed events remain active
  • Match bets on postponed games will remain active for 48 hours and will be void if the rescheduled game does not take place.
  • Moneyline bets without a draw will be pushed/voided if the game ends in a draw
  • Read our full guide on Voided and Cancelled bets here.

How Do I Place a Moneyline Bet with FanDuel?

All moneyline bets are shown under the “money” column. Find the one you want to place, click it, and then enter your total bet in the “wager” box. Your projected win will appear alongside this. Click the green box at the bottom of the slip to place your bet. Read more about Moneyline betting here.

How to Place a Spread Bet with FanDuel

Find your preferred sport using the icons at the top of the screen. You’ll see a list of all upcoming games with three of the most popular betting lines for each. The spread is the first of these. Click or tap one of the boxes to add the wager to your slip, confirm the amount, and place your bet.

How to Place a Total Bet with FanDuel

Look for the “Total” market, usually listed as one of the three main bets. Choose “O” for over and “U” for under.

How to Make a Parlay Bet on FanDuel

FanDuel has Same-Game Parlay and Parlay Builder tools to simplify the process. You can also just add your bets to the slip and then choose “Parlay”. Read more about Parlay and Teaser Betting here.

How to Place a Round Robin Bet on FanDuel

At FanDuel, you can add up to 16 bets to a Round Robin. Just add them to your bet slip and then choose the Round Robin option. You cannot combine selections from the same game. Read more about Round Robin Betting here.

How to Place a First Basket Bet with FanDuel Sportsbook

FanDuel has bets for first player basket and first team basket. You can find these under the prop bet section of major basketball games. Find your preferred player or team, click the box, and then set your wager in the bet slip. Read our complete guide to First Basket Betting here.

How to Place a Bet on Draw No Bet with FanDuel Sportsbook (called Tie No Bet on FanDuel)

Click “More Wagers” to access more betting options on your chosen game. You’ll find “Tie No Bet” under the “Popular” tab. Choose one of the options to add it to your slip. Read our complete guide to Draw No Bet wagering here.

How to Bet on Correct Score with FanDuel Sportsbook

Click “More Wagers” on your chosen game and look for the Correct Score bet line. Choose one of the options in the tab to add to your slip. Open your bet slip when ready to set your stake and confirm your bet. Learn more about Correct Score betting here.

How to Place an In-Play Bet with FanDuel Sportsbook

Click the “Live Now” button in the menu bar to see a current list of all active games. From here, you just need to choose your bet. Your choice will be sent to your bet slip, where you can place your wager. After setting your stake, you’ll need to wait a few seconds, and then your bet will be confirmed.

What Types of Odds Boosts Does FanDuel Offer?

FanDuel shows all of its Odds Boosts (listed as “Odds Boosted”) in a list. You’ll see the previous odds on the left, under “Was”, and the current odds on the right, under “Now”. These bets vary, but they are usually prop bets for sports like football, basketball, hockey, baseball, and soccer.

Want to see all the Odds Boosts from all the Legal US Sportsbooks in one place? Check out our Odds Boost Aggregator tool.

Key Points

Deposit Options

FanDuel offers a nice variety of deposit options, which are:

  • Credit Cards (Visa and Mastercard)
  • Debit Cards
  • Online Bank Transfers
  • FanDuel prepaid card
  • Bank Transfer
  • PayNearMe
  • Cash at casinos or racetracks
  • PayPal
  • Venmo

The minimum deposit is only $10, and the processing time is instant for most deposit options.

The withdrawal options available are:

  • PayPal
  • Wire Transfer
  • Online banking
  • FanDuel prepaid card
  • Check
  • Venmo

The processing times for withdrawals will differ depending on the banking method used. However, FanDuel has rather quick processing times for withdrawals and transactions are typically completed in 2-3 business days. The minimum withdrawal in most states is $25, but for some banking methods it is $10.