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    Optional
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    Draftkings Users - What's your experience?

    Calling all DraftKings players - help us enhance our sportsbook reviews by answering a few short questions on your experience:


    1) What factor(s) led you to sign up at Draftkings? Did these live up to your expectations?


    2) What features would you recommend to fellow players?


    3) What features do you feel could be improved?


    4) Overall, how would you rate your experience playing there? Is there anything that stands out vs other betting apps?



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    Quote Originally Posted by Optional View Post
    Calling all DraftKings players - help us enhance our sportsbook reviews by answering a few short questions on your experience:


    1) What factor(s) led you to sign up at Draftkings? Did these live up to your expectations?


    2) What features would you recommend to fellow players?


    3) What features do you feel could be improved?


    4) Overall, how would you rate your experience playing there? Is there anything that stands out vs other betting apps?



    Thank you for taking the time to provide insight on the DraftKings product. We appreciate it!
    1. Bonuses. Even now the bonuses are way above my expectations. There's a $1500 safety net sign up bonus along with up 2 runs in MLB counts as a win. Other books don't come close imo since Draftkings continues to put up promos.

    2. Same as above, bonuses are the big draw.

    3. It's the same with books in the States but reduced juice would be nice. It's really tough to beat -110.

    4. I think the are the #1 book in the states. Customer service was great to deal with too when needed.
    Last edited by raiders72001; 06-04-24 at 03:56 PM.
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    I agree with Raiders they are by far my #1 USA book sports. bonus promos decent CS is the best for USA based and the site ease of use great. PLUS they offer many many markets. #1 Book USA IMO
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    App and Kiosk, especially their Kiosk bad ass. Major flaw that sucks about them is no same game parlay in jugar al beisbol
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    1. I wanted the signup bonus/promos and I wanted a legal out because I thought a legal book would be more ethical than offshore. It lived up to my expectations insofar as being legal and honoring their signup bonus, but it did not live up to my expectation in being well run and ethical. The software is glitchy, the customer service is bad, and they are very dishonest in their practices.

    2. The sign up bonus and the legality.

    3. The limiting is very arbitrary. For example, without telling me I was limited to $200 bets on NCAAB sweet 16 props. After I made 1 bet I was limited to $100. After that bet I was limited to $0.

    Their cs is incompetent/shady. One of many examples: I was contacted about a $5000 no sweat bet as part of a reward program and had the promo confirmed as legit by CS. When I placed the $5k bet I saw I did not receive the promo. I contacted CS and was told I was not eligible for the promo that they previously told me I qualified for. They would not cancel the bet, but after it won I was assured they would look into canceling it if I wanted.

    3. Everything. The location verification is very bad/inaccurate on laptop/desktop computers. The phone app is very slow and glitchy. Customer service is horrible/dishonest. The juice is high. The limits are not defined and arbitrary.

    4. The +EV signup promo is fantastic. Everything else about the book sucks. The thing that stands out vs. other books is the ubiquity of their advertising.
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    Becoming my fav non crypto site

    Tennis betting un-matched.

    Great bonuses although someone who is betting 2-5k a bet should be getting better booster tokens then 25-50 max bet. But it makes perfect sense why its capped.

    Also send me some free perks in the mail which is a +

    Only négative I have is the app is trash. Keep me logged in for more then 20 seconds. Everytime I minimize the app I have to relogin also live feed video Hardly works but its not a big deal to me
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    Their Same Game parlay odds have become a super rip off. I just looked at something that should be +321 and they're getting +276. lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bluehorseshoe View Post
    Their Same Game parlay odds have become a super rip off. I just looked at something that should be +321 and they're getting +276. lol
    If the selections are correlated it pays less than parlaying individual odds.

    What selections are you talking about?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bluehorseshoe View Post
    Their Same Game parlay odds have become a super rip off. I just looked at something that should be +321 and they're getting +276. lol
    look at their tennis single game odds parlayed better then most sites. Thats mostly what I play on there not sure about bigger markets
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    1) What factor(s) led you to sign up at Draftkings? Did these live up to your expectations? I used to use their Daily Fantasy before they removed it for Canadians so decided to give the Sportsbook a try. Very pleased with everything so far. Bonuses exceed my expectations and their payouts are the fastest in the industry!


    2) What features would you recommend to fellow players? Bonuses are excellent. Their dynasty program is decent. Casino is VERY tight but the Sportsbook is well worth it.


    3) What features do you feel could be improved? Casino is beyond tight.


    4) Overall, how would you rate your experience playing there? Is there anything that stands out vs other betting apps? Simply stated .... bonuses are second to none and the fastest payouts to any payment method. (including Interac!!)
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    1) What factor(s) led you to sign up at Draftkings? Did these live up to your expectations?

    I've been with DK since they launched DFS in 2012.
    I've always been a fantasy sports fanatic, and yes, it lived up to my expectations.
    I really don't remember if there was a welcome bonus involved, I don't think there was one.


    2) What features would you recommend to fellow players?
    IMO, without a doubt, the best site for all things fantasy sports related.

    3) What features do you feel could be improved?
    Like others have mentioned I can do without the -110 juice, however -105 or -108 is hard to come by in the States.

    I speak with DK's CSR execs, etc. frequently.
    We've discussed at length one day about the DFS juice.
    For instance, a one-dollar single entry contest, with a guaranteed prize pool of 1000 dollars will be capped at 1189 players, not 1000, (11.89% juice) is a tad steep, I told them I can understand the reasons behind the 11.89% hold.
    I realize the resources involved on their end is costly to run a smooth, guaranteed contest, that DK guarantees a swift payout and all, so I can overlook that.

    I also mentioned that I would love to see more single-entry contests, stating that no matter how sharp a DFS player is, cannot compete with the 'syndicates' in the high money contests that allow multiple entries, reason being the syndicates can afford say 100 entries in a 20 dollar a game and us, whereas the single player can afford maybe four entries.
    I'll assemble my best single lineup, you assemble your single best lineup, and let's have at it.

    DK will offer me a bonus for my input, but that's my motivation behind expressing my opinions, that's not who I am.
    This has always been a passion of mine, I'm an analytical numbers geek, which goes back to Bill James, Billy Beane days when I had a full set of hair, and the T-Rex roamed my daddy's back lawn for grass to graze on.

    4) Overall, how would you rate your experience playing there? Is there anything that stands out vs other betting apps?
    Overall, I would rate DK a solid 8.5 out of 10.
    The customer relations are outstanding.
    Their app is easy to navigate, if one has a clue, their app is easy to use.

    I need to throw this out there, I'm freelance, I shill for nobody, I don't want or need checks for endorsements.
    For starters it's downright unethical.

    I've been paid for pieces in the past that's been published as a freelancer, but that check is/was for content, not endorsements.

    Two completely different animals.
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    1) What factor(s) led you to sign up at Draftkings? Did these live up to your expectations? Bonus money promotion was good for signing up. Draftkings continues to offer a lot of odds boosts and risk free bets, and unique promos like the "up 2 early win" for MLB. But their limits on these promos is typically $10, so there is little value.

    2) What features would you recommend to fellow players? Solid odds on live NBA play, next point and next field goal options.

    3) What features do you feel could be improved? Could have greater limits on minor sports, and could have better odds for baseball which are a minimum of twenty cents. They gradually move away from twenty cent lines as soon as any team is move than a -130 favorite.

    4) Overall, how would you rate your experience playing there? Is there anything that stands out vs other betting apps? A lot of different options, free contests and pools, and promotions. Overall one of the better sportsbooks out there based on the variety of what they offer.
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    Best USA Sportsbook IMO..

    Sign up when they went live in Ohio.. I Never had any problem with them

    I would recommend Promos to fellow players

    The app is slow to load.. If they could improve that it would be great

    I would give them a 9.. They stand out because they do take large amounts on plays $10,000 or more without shutting you down
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    Anymore feedback on DraftKings? Appreciate the insights!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SBR Andy View Post
    Anymore feedback on DraftKings? Appreciate the insights!
    They seemingly have discontinued that up 2 runs and you win promotion. It was quite popular.

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    Quote Originally Posted by unusialsusp5 View Post
    They seemingly have discontinued that up 2 runs and you win promotion. It was quite popular.
    Too bad. Although I am sure it cost them money it was generating a lot of buzz. Probably were getting more bang for the buck with that promo than any of their advertising campaigns.

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    they have good promotions when they do them. they go cold at times with nothing for me except golf and sgp's.

    i like that they don't crash or freeze.

    i like their variety of lines.

    i like that they allow round robins on golf top 20, 30, 40 bets. great way to make money on faves.

    i like their live betting speed.

    i don't like their juice at times.
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