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WWE Odds in US Sports Betting Unlikely But eSports Possible

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State gaming regulators and oddsmakers continue to add unexpected and unconventional new sports betting markets with college and professional leagues sidelined by the coronavirus.

Do not expect the WWE to be one of those new sports betting markets, William Hill US trading director Nick Bogdanovich told Bookies.com.

Laws in the 17 jurisdictions where sports betting is legally underway forbid markets on events with pre-determined outcomes — and the veil was long ago lifted from Vince McMahon’s mega-popular, mega-scripted spectacle. Betting on awards shows like the Oscars has been deemed passable in some states, however.

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“If we went to them with the WWE, it