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Tennessee Sports Betting Key Takeaways

⚖️ Is online sports betting legal in Tennessee? Yes, in November 2020
💸 What are the eligibility requirements for mobile betting? To place a legal sports wager in your phone in Tennessee you must be 21+ years of age and within the state boundaries (verifiable by your mobile device's geolocation tech or a downloadable desktop plugin).
📒 What online sportsbooks are available in Tennessee?

DraftKings, BetMGM, FanDuel, Barstool, Caesars, and Hard Rock Bet

Fanatics Sportsbook launched on August 9, 2023.

🏈 What sports can you bet on in Tennessee? No sports are off-limits (relative to other legal U.S. markets). The only bet type that’s not allowed is college player props.
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Where to Play: Legal Online Sportsbooks in Tennessee

Mobile-focused and exclusively online (i.e., no physical sportsbooks), Tennessee’s sports betting setup is the opposite of what many states have passed in the newly legalizing U.S. market. But Tennessee has imposed a mandatory 10% hold, meaning bettors will be paying more juice on every bet than they would with an offshore sportsbook. The hold structure creates a problem: existing bettors may continue wagering illegally and new bettors may be less drawn into sports betting with reduced payouts.

Five operators are live and approved by the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation, which is responsible for oversight of online sports gambling in the state. One is a locally owned operator, known as Tennessee Action 24/7, and then five major sportsbooks:

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New users only, 21+. Gambling Problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER (OH/TN) or visit (MD), (800)-327-5050 or (MA)..

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BetMGM Tennessee

MGM is a major casino brand across the country and in Las Vegas, and its BetMGM sports betting brand has started to make waves as a major player in the larger U.S. market. MGM offers a straightforward app, competitive sign-up offers and some niche-but-favorable betting rules like ties paid in full for golf finishing position bets. They're the only U.S. book to offer that.

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How to Place a Sports Bet in Tennessee

It's easy to get started sports betting in Tennessee. Here's how:

Step 1: Choose a Legal Sportsbook

In sports betting, it's best practice to have accounts at multiple sportsbooks to get the best price on every game you bet on. This is known as "line shopping," and covered on our YouTube channel here. But one step at a time — BetMGM is a great book to start with. You can sign up with this link. Click "Register."

Step 2: Sign Up & Verify 

Fill out all the required fields for a new sports bettor in the state: full legal name, email address, home address, phone number, and date of birth. BetMGM may ask you for a driver’s license or social security number to verify your identity. These questions and details are all standard measures sportsbooks take to protect you.

Step 3: Deposit with Preferred Payment

BetMGM will take you to the deposit screen once you’ve put in your personal information. Select your payment method, then click deposit. Our preference is direct deposit via a bank account for speed. This way when you cash out, the money will be accessible in your checking account right away instead of being credited back to a card in a few days.

Step 4: Place an Online Bet

Here’s how to place your first wager. Remember — the app or website will geo-locate you to confirm you’re actually in Tennessee before you’re able to bet.

BetMGM has a smooth mobile experience and user-friendly betting slip.

  • Navigate to your desired sport (via the A-Z menu, or League Logo banner) and click the line you want to bet
  • Head to your bet slip
  • Select your bet type
  • Enter your bet amount
  • Submit

Congrats! You’ve just placed your first legal sports bet in Tennessee.

Tennessee Sports Betting Tips

Sports Betting for Beginners

New to sports betting? Check out our educational resource hub so you can get started placing informed bets, whether you want to bet on the Tennessee Titans or Nashville Predators.

Sports Betting Glossary

The sports betting lexicon is vast and sometimes confusing, especially to new bettors. Check out our sports betting glossary to get up to speed with every term you might need to know.

Sports Betting Mistakes to Avoid

Betting on your favorite teams like the Tennessee Titans or Memphis Grizzlies might seem like a no-brainer, but you need to be responsible if you're going to sustain in the sports betting world.

Here are some sports betting mistakes to avoid.

How Tennessee Sports Betting Compares: The Sports Betting Report Card

Whether you're a Knoxville local, a Chattanooga transplant, or just visiting Nashville for the weekend, there's good and bad to Tennessee's online sports betting bill.

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Tennessee got two major points right with its bill — fully online betting and depositing — but limited the benefits of both with mandatory hold pricing. Local bettors should look into line shopping to help even things out across several books.

Some who bet offshore pre-legalization may still consider local, under-the-table Tennessee bookies and offshore websites offering more favorable odds. Additionally, some in-state sports fans may travel to bordering bettor-friendly states instead: tracks or casinos in neighboring West Memphis, Arkansas and Tunica, Mississippi, where sportsbooks offer higher payout rates.

Tennessee may unnecessarily lose money to legal and illegal options alike until the hold is addressed. In the meantime, however, there's still plenty of fun and money for sports bettors to get in on.

Mobile Betting Options

Tennessee is officially live with online sports betting. 

That's great, as online betting is the only way for states to generate meaningful sports wagering revenue, particularly in the current pandemic, and it’s the preferred method for bettors.

More than 80% of the betting handle in New Jersey is generated online. Further, New Jersey has amassed $62.6 million in tax revenue over the last 24 months. It’s nice to see a state with such loyal college fans have the option to bet on their teams.


With no in-person casinos, Tennessee bettors should be able to register and deposit online with ease. Eliminating in-person sign-ups and deposits is a huge benefit to operators and bettors, who may be more willing to use multiple sportsbooks because of increased convenience — and they would be wise to. 

Local bettors can sign up from a local sports bar in Memphis in real-time during a game and another from the comfort of their couch at home in Chattanooga.

Fair Pricing

The 10% mandatory hold could force operators to pass costs onto the consumer. For example, instead of betting an NFL point spread on the Titans at -110, you’ll be betting at -120 or worse. This could force would-be legal bettors from the legal market back to offshore sites or unlicensed bookmakers, defeating the point of legal wagering.

Legal operators have not had to adjust their lines so far, but it's something that could be a major handicap to the market going forward. 


Bettors can wager on college teams in the state such as the Tennessee Volunteers football team or the Vanderbilt baseball team. In some other states, wagering on college teams in the state is prohibited entirely.

Tennessee won’t have live betting on college teams, which is unfortunate. Additionally, the requirement for a Tennessee sportsbook to buy official league data to offer any live betting may limit what’s available in the Tennessee sports betting market due to cost and availability.

The 10% Hold, Explained

Tennessee’s sports betting rules and regulations are tough for both bettors and sportsbooks. The state is mandating books generate at least a 10% hold and cap payouts at 90% of a bettor’s wager, meaning bettors in Tennessee are required to pay a much steeper cut to operators than what you see in other states legally, and certainly steeper than risky, illegal options

So what is a hold? It’s the percentage of money the sportsbook holds onto after all bets have been settled, or simply gross revenue divided by dollars wagered. Nevada and New Jersey, the two most developed sports betting markets in the country, have been between 5-7%. A 10% hold implies -120 or -125 on each side of a standard bet with two outcomes, as opposed to the -110 you see most places. So a typical NFL bet might look like this: 

  • Tennessee Titans +6.5 (-120) 
  • Arizona Cardinals -6.5 (-125) 

So instead of wagering $110 to win $100 on an NFL point spread, Tennessee bettors will have to wager $125 to win $100. That’s a notable disadvantage, whether they bet the Titans or favor Arizona. Again: For every $100 you bet, you’re going to be paying the sportsbook an extra $10 or $15. 

Sportsbooks may get to 10% differently, and choose to bury holds into bet types where it’s more difficult to calculate the hold with the naked eye. Here are some other downstream effects you might see at a Tennessee online sportsbook.

  • Caps on parlay and futures payouts so sportsbooks can limit their exposure. If the Memphis Grizzlies are 100-1 to win the NBA title at most books, you could be capped at 50-1 in Tennessee. If you bet a 2-team parlay, you may get paid 2-1 instead of 2.6-1.
  • Even worse odds than -125 to balance risk.
  • Unfair one-way markets.

With all these downsides, why would Tennessee opt for this plan? As a method to secure tax revenue. Evan Davis, managing director at SeventySixCapital Sports Advisory, explains:   

"The state imposes a 20% tax on sportsbook operators’ gross gaming revenues, meaning that if a sportsbook operator doesn’t make money on the bets that it takes, neither does the state." 

This way, sportsbooks are required to achieve a minimum return on bets.

The revenue generated from Tennessee's gaming revenue tax is to be allocated as follows: 40% for general appropriations by the general assembly; 30% to local colleges; and 30% to each local government for their school system and infrastructure projects. While these allocations have direct community benefits, some disagreement within the Tennessee lottery itself about whether or not a mandatory hold is the right policy move emerged. 

Tennessee Lottery President and CEO Rebecca Hargrove said the cap would guarantee taxable revenue for the state, and create an equal playing field for smaller players so that bigger books can’t operate at a loss to scoop up market share (which they’ve been doing in other legal states). 

The Lottery’s Sports Betting Director at the time, Jennifer Roberts, wanted no cap so the state can be “fully competitive with the illegal market.” At the end of June 2020, Jennifer Roberts left Tennesse’s lottery with less than one year of tenure. 

The departure of a highly qualified gambling executive brought on to launch sports betting isn’t exactly a vote of confidence in the state’s plan. 

Tennessee Teams

Tennessee Teams to Bet on

Although states don't need their own professional team to have a strong sport-specific market, it certainly can help momentum and engagement! Because of legal mobile betting, Tennessee bettors can attend pro games and bet and monitor in real-time when watching their favorite teams.

Latest Sports News in Tennessee:

  • In Sunday's NFL matchup, the Tennessee Titans secured a victory against the Los Angeles Chargers with a final score of 27-24.  (9/18)
  • Trade offer sees Alec Burks, the wing player from the Detroit Pistons, heading to the Memphis Grizzlies. (9/18)

What to Keep an Eye on:

  • In the NFL's third week, the Tennessee Titans are scheduled to face the Cleveland Browns on Sunday at 1 PM ET. (9/18)
  • On Wednesday in the MLS, Nashville SC is set to play against Sporting KC at 8:30 PM ET. (9/18)

NFL Game Odds: Tennessee Titans vs. Cleveland Browns

Below is a selection of odds for the upcoming NFL game: Updated September 25, 2023 - Odds Provided by BetMGM - Subject to Change





Tennessee Titans

(+3.5) -115


Over 41.5 (-105)

Cleveland Browns

(-3.5) -105


Under 41.5 (-115)

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Titans logoTennessee Titans

The Tennessee Titans have had success on the gridiron in recent years, including making a run to the AFC Championship Game in the 2020 playoffs. The Titans have been successful under coach Mike Vrabel, quarterback Ryan Tannehill and running back Derrick Henry and look like playoff contenders again in 2023.

The Titans call Nissan Stadium home, a modern stadium equipped with nearly 70,000 seats and even party suites. Tennessee's NFL Sports betting market is poised for a strong open. Need friends to bet with? The Titans have a highly engaged fan base. Join the discussion on the GoTitans forum. 

Read here about the state's first-ever sports betting partnership between the Titans and BetMGM that was announced on Sept. 28, 2020.

Titans Odds

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Grizzlies logoMemphis Grizzlies

The Memphis Grizzlies are one of the most exciting young teams in the NBA. The Grizzlies are led by Rookie of the Year Ja Morant and fellow All-Rookie First Team Brandon Clarke, along with breakout big man Jaren Jackson Jr. Memphis overachieved in the 2019-20 season and qualified for the play-in game before falling to the Portland Trail Blazers.

The Grizzlies made the playoffs seven times last decade with their Grit and Grind style, advancing to the Western Conference Finals for the first time in 2013. They play at FedExForum in downtown Memphis in the heart of the city's Beale Street Entertainment District.

 Grizzlies Odds

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Predators logoNashville Predators

The Nashville Predators play downtown at Bridgestone Arena. The Preds were an expansion team in 1998. They made the playoffs for the first time in 2004 and advanced to their first Stanley Cup Finals in 2017 but lost to the Pittsburgh Penguins in six games. The following season, Nashville won its first Presidents' Trophy, given to the team with the best record in the regular season. The Predators have a rabid local fan base that loves to throw a catfish onto the home ice in support of the Preds.

Predators Odds

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Nashville SC logoNashville SC

Nashville SC currently shares Nissan Stadium with the Tennessee Titans (NFL).

For MLS games and futures betting, check the current odds below.

MLS Game Odds: New England Revolution vs. Nashville SC 

Below is a selection of odds for the upcoming MLS game: Updated September 25, 2023 - Odds Provided by BetMGM - Subject to Change




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MLS Futures Odds

Below is a selection of odds for the MLS 2023-24 League Winner: Updated September 25, 2023 - Odds Provided by BetMGM - Subject to Change

Team MLS 2023 Champion
FC Cincinnati +400
Los Angeles FC +600
Philadelphia Union +800
New England Revolution +1000
ST. Louis City SC +1000
Seattle Sounders +1100

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College Sports Teams

Tennessee’s orange-blooded Vols fans have a history of rivalries, some more notorious than others. We expect big college bets to be placed on these games now that sports betting is legal! Learn more about these high-stakes games and sporting traditions for Tennessee.

College Football Betting in Tennessee

Tennessee Volunteers Football

It's been over two decades since the glory years of Peyton Manning and Tee Martin, and most of today's Vols were not even born yet when the team last won a national championship in 1998. That was also the last time Tennessee won its conference, the always competitive SEC. Still, the Volunteers have won 16 conference championships over the years, 13 in the SEC, and have a long, proud football history with 52 bowl appearances and 28 bowl victories, both of which are top-six all-time.

But 1998 wasn't Tennessee's only national title. In fact, the Volunteers claim six national championships, with the others coming between 1938 and 1967. The orange and white seek a return to prominence under new coach Josh Heupel. The Vols play their home games at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, the nation's fifth-largest stadium.

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Vanderbilt Commodores Football

The Commodores play in the Southeastern Conference (SEC), so it's an uphill battle each fall, but Vanderbilt is up to the task. The program is on its way up, with five of their nine bowl appearances coming in the past decade alone. Vanderbilt is 4-4-1 in its bowls and is led by new coach Clark Lea. The Dores do have two unclaimed national titles from a century ago in back-to-back unbeaten seasons in 1921-22.

Vanderbilt has played in a bowl game five times over the past decade, winning the Music City Bowl and the BBVA Compass Bowl. The Commodores play their home games at Vanderbilt Stadium in Nashville.

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Memphis Tigers Football

The Tigers play in the American Athletic Conference (AAC) and won the conference championship in 2019. That was Memphis's eighth conference title. The Tigers have appeared in 13 bowl games, winning five of them. Their greatest bowl appearance came in January 2020 when the Tigers faced Penn State in the Cotton Bowl, with Memphis coming up short in a 53-39 loss. Ryan Silverfield coaches Memphis. The Tigers play their home games at the Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium in Memphis.

Tigers Odds

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College Basketball Betting in Tennessee

Tennessee Volunteers Men's Basketball

The Volunteer basketball program has seen a rise to national prominence over the past couple of decades, first under coach Bruce Pearl and, since 2015, under Rick Barnes. In 2019, the Vols were a March Madness No. 2 seed for the third time in the past 15 years, but the program is still waiting for its first Final Four appearance in school history.

The Tennessee program has a long and storied history, featuring players like Bernard King and Allan Houston, and won its first SEC regular-season title in a decade in 2018. The Volunteers compete in the SEC, where they have the third-most wins all time. The Volunteers play their home games at Thompson-Boling Arena on campus in Knoxville.

Volunteers Odds

Vanderbilt Commodores Men's Basketball

Vanderbilt plays its home basketball games on the recognizable elevated stage of Memorial Gymnasium in Nashville. The Commodores have three SEC regular-season titles and two SEC Tournament championships, most recently in 2012. Vanderbilt has played in 15 NCAA tournaments with six Sweet Sixteen appearances but has yet to make it to the Final Four. Dores fans hope that will change soon under third-year head coach and former NBA star, Jerry Stackhouse.

Commodores Odds

Memphis Tigers Men's Basketball

The Tigers have established themselves as one of the nation's marquee men's college basketball programs. Now playing in the American Athletic Conference (AAC), Memphis has played in 11 Sweet Sixteens and three Final Fours. Their most recent Final Four appearance came in 2008 when Derrick Rose led the team to the national championship game before falling in overtime. 

Tigers legend Penny Hardaway is the Memphis coach now and has already brought in some of the nation's elite recruits. The Tigers are so popular that the team typically doesn't even play its home games at the Elma Roane Fieldhouse on campus. Instead, they usually play at FedExForum, home of the Memphis Grizzlies.

Tigers Odds

Belmont Bruins Men's Basketball

Belmont basketball has become synonymous with Cinderella over the past two decades. Belmont won its conference in 12 of the past 16 seasons, most of them under legendary head coach Rick Byrd. The Bruins secured their first-ever March Madness win in Byrd's final season before he retired. Casey Alexander is the new coach now, and Belmont plays in the Ohio Valley Conference (OVC). The Bruins have eight NCAA Tournament appearances this century.

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Tennessee Lady Volunteers Women's Basketball

The Lady Vols have long been one of the premier programs in women's college basketball. The late great Pate Summitt led Tennessee from 1974 through 2012; still, the all-time leader in women's college hoops with 1,098 career wins. The Lady Vols ranks second all-time with 18 Final Four appearances and eight national championships, all of them under Summitt.

Tennessee will forge forward under second-year coach Kellie Harper, a three-time champion for the Lady Vols in the 90s. Tennessee plays its home games at the Thompson-Boling Arena on campus in Knoxville, nicknamed "the Summitt" in honor of their legendary former coach. 

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We expect to see these major rivalries draw sports bettor attention and significant handle in Tennessee.

Other Events

In addition to its traditional sporting events, Tennessee hosts races, tournaments and more — attracting sports bettor attention. This list includes:

NASCAR’s Bristol Motor Speedway Racing 

Bristol Motor Speedway hosts the "Food City 500" each year. Food City is a growing grocery chain in the south, and the Food City 500 is a sponsored cornerstone event of NASCAR's Spring race weekend. It is also one of the most highly anticipated events on the annual Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series schedule. Bristol is in the northeastern tip of Tennessee, about 300 miles from Nashville.

Southeastern Conference (SEC) Men’s Basketball Tournament

Bridgestone Arena, a downtown Nashville multipurpose venue, will host the SEC Tournament each year through 2030 with the exception of last year. Bridgestone and Nashville have the facilities and capacity to host additional marquee events when games, races, and more resume as COVID-19 settles.

Tennessee Sports Betting Destinations

Double Dogs

Double Dogs has locations in Hillsboro Village and Sylvan Heights, and another two in Knoxville. It features plenty of TVs, and each table has an individual audio selector so you can listen to the sound on any game you want.

Beyond the Edge

Beyond the Edge is an East Nashville spot with 25 TVs and more than 125 beers on tap. It’s about 1.5 miles from Nissan Stadium, home of the Tennessee Titans.

Acme Feed and Seed

Looking to watch sports and bet on Broadway, the biggest tourist attraction in Nashville? The second floor of Acme Feed and Seed has plenty of TVs. Acme is on the corner of Broadway and 1st Avenue, right across the Cumberland River from Nissan Stadium.

The Mainstay

Bailey's is a lively, trendy, and casual sports bar. They've got plenty of TVs to catch a Titan's game, and have great cocktails.

Cool Beans Bar and Grill

The hottest sports bar in Knoxville and campus headquarters for University of Tennessee fans, Cool Beans Bar and Grill provides food, drinks -- featuring a daily happy hour between 3 p.m. and 9 p.m. -- and fun, including beer pong, darts and pool.

Fieldhouse Social

Fieldhouse Social offers American craft food, beers and cocktails along with the largest TV in the Southland to watch all the biggest sporting events, including University of Tennessee Volunteers college football and basketball games.

Bearden Hill Fieldhouse

The self-proclaimed best sports bar in Bearden, Bearden Hill Fieldhouse offers a popular happy hour six days a week (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.) and food favorites like buffalo and boneless wings among a full menu of appetizers, burgers and sandwiches.

Smoky Mountain Brewery

Smoky Mountain Brewery is the oldest craft brewery in East Tennessee and has grown to become a great place to have a beer, watch sports and enjoy quality food such as hand-tossed pizzas, wings, sandwiches and pasta.

Soccer Taco

Featuring three locations in Knoxville and serving up some of the best award-winning Mexican food in Tennessee, Soccer Taco is a great place to watch -- and bet on -- both futbol and football games among other sports.

Bucket Head Tavern

Bucket Head Tavern is a premier full-service sports bar with a daily happy hour and quality food options like award-winning wings that also gives patrons the chance to play an assortment of games themselves, including Golden Tee, cornhole and skee ball.

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Tennessee Sports Betting FAQ
Commonly asked questions about sports betting in the Volunteer State.
Is online sports betting legal in Tennessee?

Yes, online sports gambling is now legal in Tennessee. Bettors will need to be inside state borders to place bets with mobile sportsbook apps.

Can I use DraftKings Sportsbook in Tennessee?

Bettors can use DraftKings Sportsbook in Tennessee. It went live on Nov. 1 as the state went online with sports betting.

Is Bovada legal In Tennessee?

Bovada is not legal in Tennessee. However, it isn't necessary for sports bettors in the Volunteer State — it’s an illegal offshore sportsbook that isn’t regulated by any governing body. This puts a greater risk on bettors.

How old do I have to be to bet?

You must be 21 years old to bet on sports in Tennessee, and can’t be associated with a professional or college sports team in any way.

Where can I bet on sports in Tennessee?

Anywhere, as long as you’re inside the state border and have an internet connection. Tennessee is the first state to go online-only since it doesn’t have any casinos.

Who can apply for a Tennessee sports betting license?

Anyone willing to pay the $750,000 per year licensing fee can apply. There is no limit on licenses in the state.

Are any sports off-limits to bet in Tennessee?

You can’t live bet on college football and college basketball, nor college player props, but that’s the extent of the limitations relative to other legal U.S. markets. So while you can bet on a Tennessee Volunteers point spread before a game, you can’t bet on them live, or on player props.

What types of bets can I place in Tennessee?

Collegiate prop bets are banned, but not much else. These popular bet types are available in Tennessee: Moneylines: A moneyline in American odds is centered around winning or wagering $100 on a given bet. Here's a guide on how to place moneyline bets. Parlays: A parlay is a wager type in which several bets are linked together with a greater potential payout. Here's a 101 on parlay betting and a calculator. Props: A prop bet is a wager that is not directly tied to the final score or final outcome of a game. It’s short for “proposition bet.” Check out our guide on prop betting. Futures: A futures bet is a bet on an event that will be decided in the future. Want to learn more? Check out our educational guide. Spreads: A point spread is a bet on the margin of victory in a given game, favoring the stronger team. Here are the details on spread betting. Totals: A total, also referred to as an over/under, is a bet on the number of points both teams will combine to score in a game.

Do I need to be a Tennessee resident to bet?

Nope, you just need to be within the state border. So if you’re coming from Georgia, you can cross state lines, place a bet and drive back. Conversely, Tennessee residents who are out of the state cannot bet during that time, unless they’re in another state with legal betting.

Claim Promo Code Offers from TN Sportsbooks

Learn more about the available sportsbooks and promo codes in Tennessee:

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