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DraftKings Reveals WWE SummerSlam Contest For U.S. Bettors

DraftKings Reveals WWE SummerSlam Contest For U.S. Bettors

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One of the biggest annual events in WWE starts this Sunday as SummerSlam is nearly here. European residents can bet on WWE events but there are no legal betting markets in the United States for WWE.

DraftKings, however, has introduced a contest for American residents interested in making money off of WWE's summer event. The SummerSlam Challenge allows players to answer a series of questions, with each set of questions worth a certain amount of points. Some questions are worth five points, whereas others are worth 10.

Users can select answers to all of the questions, then sit back and watch SummerSlam to see if their predictions come true. The questions are basically prop bets written in the form of a question, such as the amount of RKOs Randy Orton connects within his WWE Championship match against Kofi Kingston.

SummerSlam Challenge Details

The contest is comprised of 12 total questions, 10 normal questions along with a bonus question that's worth 25 points and a tiebreaker question. The questions are as follows...

  • First match to air?
  • Amount of times the 24/7 Championship changes hands?
  • Amount of RKOs Orton hits in his WWE Championship match?
  • Which country's announce table will break first?
  • Will Becky Lynch win?
  • Will Brock Lesnar hit more suplexes or F5s in his Universal Championship match?
  • What will be the method of victory for the WWE Championship match?
  • Will an NXT star debut during the show?
  • How many matches will be won by submission?
  • How many championships will change hands (not including the 24/7 Championship)?
  • Bonus: List the order of championship matches to appear on air.
  • Tiebreaker: Time duration of the last match to air?

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DraftKings Contest Prizes

The shared total prize for DraftKings SummerSlam Challenge is five thousand dollars. The top 25 contestants that score the most points will be eligible for a prize and costs no money to enter. The prizes for each place include:

  • 1st Place: $1,500 + WWE Network 6-month prepaid card
  • 2nd Place: $1,250 + WWE Network 6-month prepaid card ($60 value)
  • 3rd Place: $1,000 + WWE Network 6-month prepaid card ($60 value)
  • 4th Place: $750 + WWE Network 6-month prepaid card ($60 value)
  • 5th Place: $500 + WWE Network 6-month prepaid card ($60 value)
  • 6th – 15th Place: WWE Network 3-month prepaid card ($30 value)
  • 16th – 25th Place: WWE Network 1-month prepaid card ($10 value)

You can listen to WWE superstar The Miz explain the contest below.

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