The state of Tennessee is finally ready to launch its sports betting industry, as things are set to open up on Sunday, November 1st. This has been a long road for the industry in the Volunteer State, but bettors will be able to begin making bets just in time for Week 8 of the NFL season.
The Tennessee Education Lottery is the regulatory body of the sports betting industry in the state, and it has been extremely busy over the last few weeks. The Education Lottery has created a Sports Wagering Committee, and that is the group that reviews and makes decisions on all of the license applications.
Action 24/7 is one of the groups looking to launch sports betting in the state, and that group received some great news on Thursday night. Amelco, the provider for Action 24/7, was officially approved by the committee, and it will allow Action 24/7 to begin taking bets.
BetMGM, DraftKings, and FanDuel have already been approved by the committee, and those operators will provide stiff competition to Action 24/7. Action 24/7 has no plans to offer sports betting in other parts of the country, but it is looking to make a name in the state of Tennessee.
The Tennessee Education Lottery officially approved the betting catalog on October 16th, and sportsbook operators now have a better idea of what they can offer to customers. All of the betting in Tennessee must be done online or through a mobile app as the