Sports betting officially launched November 1 in Tennessee and has taken off. There are four licensed operators in the state.
MEMPHIS, Tenn —
Many of us have been spending extra time in the house and sports fans are using that time to weigh their bets to score in some extra cash.
Sports betting officially launched November 1 in Tennessee, although it was legalized in the state last May.
Since there are no casinos in the state, people can make bets online or through mobile apps and some locals have been cashing in on their favorite teams.
Due to the change, Tennessee residents will no longer have to travel to West Memphis or Tunica to place their bets in casinos.
Local 24 News Weekend Anchor Annette Peagler found two local sports bettors.
Michael Davis loves sports and he’s been participating in sports betting in Tennessee since it went live.