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TENNESSEE SPORTS BETTING – BETMGM LAUNCHES ONLINE SPORTS BETTING IN TN!
BetMGM has launched its online sportsbook in Tennessee! With sports betting legalized in November 2020, BetMGM can now bring the excitement of sports betting to the Volunteer State. Now you have a way to show your true sports fandom and knowledge by getting behind your favorite teams and sharing their success on the field.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Yes, Tennessee has legalized sports betting and was the first state to do so before legalizing any other forms of gambling. Most types of gambling are still illegal in Tennessee, and as such there are no brick-and-mortar casinos or sportsbooks and no racetracks within the state limits.
Sports betting was legalized in the Volunteer State on November 1, 2020, with Tennessee being the first state to legalize online sports betting with no in-person sports betting available and no other forms of gambling.
Yes, in fact, it is only legal to bet on sports online in Tennessee. Tennessee made massive waves in the digital sports betting industry in the wake of PASPA (the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act) being overturned by the Supreme Court in 2018, with the legalization relying entirely on online sports betting to sustain the market.
Betting on College Sports is permitted but with some restrictions. Tennessee allows bettors to wager on most collegiate sporting events, but with some restrictions. Player proposition bets are not allowed on any college games and there are limitations on in-play proposition bets on the performance of college teams.
Tennessee offers bettors tons of options when it comes to sports betting. The most popular sports include:
- Basketball (NBA, WNBA, NCAAB, & more)
- Football (NFL, NCAAF, & more)
- Baseball (MLB, WBC, & more)
- Hockey (NHL & more)
- MMA (UFC & more)
Note that eSports betting is also allowed in the Volunteer State, but wagering on political or entertainment events is prohibited.
As there are no brick-and-mortar casinos, and only online sports betting is legal in TN, the only place to place your bets is with an online sportsbook or through a mobile online sports betting app.
BetMGM was one of the first online sportsbooks through the doors in Tennessee, having launched our best-in-class online sports betting app, in partnership with the Tennessee Titans, on November 1, 2020.
Bettors who want to engage in legal online sports betting in Tennessee must be at least 21 years of age.
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