DraftKings was founded in 2012 as a daily fantasy site. In 2018, DraftKings Sportsbook launched in New Jersey as the first legal mobile sports betting operator in the state. Since then it has become available in 16 more states throughout the USA. With key features such as live betting, live streaming, same game parlays and early cashout options, the DraftKings brand has grown to be a powerhouse in the online sportsbook world.
Last Updated 7/28/2022
Is DraftKings available in Canada?
DraftKings is currently a licensed sportsbook in Ontario and is not yet available to the rest of Canadians.
Pros vs Cons
- VIP Program considered to be amongst the best in the business
- Same game parlay options are great for recreational bettors
- Live betting platform is noticeably quicker than competitors
- One of the most user-friendly interfaces in market
- Sometimes can be quick to limit winning bettors
- No direct customer support phone line
- Expect to pay higher vig than at other competing sites
- Low max bet limits for odds boosts
The DraftKings Sportsbook app is pretty solid from top to bottom. Available for download via the app store, or users can find a link on the DraftKings website. This sports betting app offers the identical sports and markets with a very mobile-friendly platform. The DraftKings app uses geolocation software to ensure that mobile users are located only in states where the sportsbook is legalized.
- Live betting
- Live streaming
- Early cashout
- Daily Fantasy
- Same-game parlays
Draftkings offers a 24/7 live customer support chat. One negative aspect of the customer service offered is the lack of a direct phone line. You can however request a call back via the customer support page. Wait times may vary.