Can You Bet on WWE At Any Sportsbook?

Written By Katie Kohler on January 12, 2022

Royal Rumble on January 29 starts WrestleMania season. You might be wondering if you can you can bet on WWE? Sorry, But you can not. No legal, regulated sportsbook in the U.S. offers betting on WWE due to the staged nature of the events.

2022 Royal Rumble

Royal Rumble preview

  • WWE Champion Brock Lesnar vs. Bobby Lashley
  • Universal Champion Roman Reigns vs. Seth “Freakin” Rollins
  • Edge & Beth Phoenix vs. The Miz & Maryse
  • Raw Women’s Champion Becky Lynch vs. Doudrop
  • 30-Man Royal Rumble Match
  • 30-Woman Royal Rumble Match

How to watch Royal Rumble

You can watch Royal Rumble on NBC’s Peacock which now airs WWE’s PPV events. In order to watch WWE (Royal Rumble), you need a Premium Peacock subscription which is $4.99 a month.

2022 WWE PPV event schedule

  • April 2 and April 3: WrestleMania 38
  • July 2: Money in the Bank
  • July 30: Summer Slam
  • Nov. 26:  Survivor Series

Betting on WWE

No regulated sportsbook in the United States takes bets on WWE since it is scripted entertainment. So, you won’t find betting markets, props, or odds on who will win WrestleMania at sportsbooks.

However, at sports betting apps like DraftKings, you’ll find free-to-play pools for big events such as WrestleMania and Summer Slam.

Current WWE Champions

(Champions as of Jan. 12, 2022)

WWE Champions

  • Champion: Brock Lesnar
  • Universal Champion: Roman Reigns
  • Raw Women’s Champion: Becky Lynch
  • SmackDown Women’s Champion: Charlotte Flair
  • Intercontinental Champion: Shinsuke Nakamura
  • United States Champion: Damian Priest
  • Raw Tag Team Champions: Alpha Academy
  • SmackDown Tag Team Champions: The Usos
  • Women’s Tag Team Champions: Queen Zelina & Carmelia
  • 24/7 Champion: Dana Brooke

NXT Champions

  • NXT Champion: Bron Breakker
  • Women’s Champion: Mandy Rose
  • North American Champion: Carmelo Hayes
  • Tag Team Champions: Imperium
  • Women’s Tag Team Championship: Toxic Attraction
  • United Kingdom: Ilja Dragunov
  • UK Women’s Champion: Meiko Satomura
  • UK Heritage Cup Champion: Noam Dar
  • Tag Team UK ChampionsL Moustache Mountain

Lead image Don Feria/AP

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Katie Kohler is a Philadelphia-area based award-winning journalist and Managing Editor at PlayPennsylvania. Katie especially enjoys creating unique content and on-the-ground reporting in PA. She is focused on creating valuable, timely content about casinos and sports betting for readers. Katie has covered the legal Pennsylvania gambling industry for Catena Media since 2019.

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