Online sports betting in Tennessee

Sports betting is legal in 19 states in one way or another.

Those states are: Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Michigan, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Wyoming.

Other states will come online sometime in 2022. Some are a longer way off. In-person betting also exists in multiple states across the country, but the fastest growing part of the sports betting industry is in the online arena.

Here is a list of other legal online sports betting states.

Here's what you need to know about legal online sports betting in Tennessee:

Can I legally bet online in Tennessee?

Yes; if you are 21 or older. Online sports betting became legal in Tennessee in November 2020.

How do I bet?

You can bet on sports anywhere within the state of Tennessee by downloading a sports betting app on your smartphone/mobile device/computer/any online device. Tennessee has no physical casino or sportsbooks.

Where can I bet?

Anywhere within the state’s boarders. You don’t need to be a resident of the state to sign up for an online account, but you do need to be in the state to place a bet – your smartphone or desktop plugin will use geolocation (“geofence”) technology to verify that your location when placing a wager. If you are a Tennessee resident physically in another state, you will be blocked from placing a bet.

What can I bet on?

You can bet on all major sporting events/games, including college/NCAA; however, live in-game betting and college/NCAA player prop betting is prohibited.

Who can I bet with?

There are currently eight online sportsbook operators in the state:

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Who oversees betting in Tennessee?

The Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation.

-- FrontPageBets Staff

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21+. Gambling problem? Call 1-800-522-4700 or visit the National Council on Problem Gambling for help.