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  • Tennessee sportsbook’s fintech ties raise responsible gaming concerns January 9, 2021 12:34 am Calvin Ayre Tennessee sports bettors will soon have a fifth online option while one of its current licensees’ ties to a high-interest lending firm are raising responsible gaming concerns.  This week, the Tennessee Education Lottery’s Sports Wagering Committee gave …
  • Tennessee panel OKs 5th online sportsbook operator January 7, 2021 9:35 am The Washington Times NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A Tennessee panel conditionally approved a license for a fifth sportsbook operator Wednesday under the state’s online-only sports betting program. Churchill Downs drew approval from the Tennessee Lottery’s Sports Wagering Committee, …
  • Tennesseans go all-in for online sports betting January 1, 2021 12:09 am Nashville Ledger - Tennessee VOL. 45 | NO. 1 | Friday, January 1, 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic that impacted every facet of life in Tennessee this year also slowed the debut of online sports gambling across the state – but not the enthusiasm of bettors. Even though its launch was …
  • Tennessee saw $131M in Nov. sports bets; $2.4M tax revenue December 23, 2020 10:49 pm The Washington Times NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee’s new online-only sports betting program saw $131.4 million in gross wagers last month, yielding almost $2.4 million in privilege taxes for the state, officials said Wednesday. According to a Tennessee Lottery news release …
  • Someone in Knoxville won the lottery, here's where that ticket was sold December 16, 2020 1:33 am WATE 6 - Tennessee NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – Someone in Knoxville is a quarter million dollars richer today. Two Tennessee Cash players are splitting $580,000 after hitting the jackpot, according to the Tennessee Lottery. The two players – one in Knoxville and the other in …
  • Educator of the Week: Vanesa Dawkins December 12, 2020 1:24 am WBBJ - Tennessee It’s time to recognize this week’s Educator of the Week brought to you by the Tennessee Lottery. Vanesa Dawkins is an educator at Nova Early Learning Center in Jackson. She says she is a product of the Jackson-Madison County School System. Dawkins said …
  • Mountain City Community Center in need November 12, 2020 7:19 pm Tomahawk - Tennessee Flo Bellamy, head of the Mountain City Community Center, stands in the food pantry, which provides snacks and meals for about three dozen children a day, Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, in Mountain City, Tennessee. Photo by Veronica Burniston. By Veronica Burniston …
  • Get ready sports fans: Sports betting in Tennessee set to go live Nov. 1 October 30, 2020 11:57 pm WATE 6 - Tennessee KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — In less than 48 hours, sports betting will become legal in the state of Tennessee. At 1:01 a.m. EST (12:01 a.m. CST) Sunday, Nov. 1, authorized companies can begin taking wagers from customers at least 21-years-old and physically …
  • Tennessee's online-only sports betting to start on Sunday October 30, 2020 7:57 pm The Washington Times NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Sportsbooks are set to accept the first bets in Tennessee’s unique online-only sports betting program starting early Sunday, the Tennessee Lottery announced Friday. Three of the four initial operators - DraftKings, FanDuel and …
  • Educator of the Week: Sally Rogers October 23, 2020 9:32 pm WBBJ - Tennessee JACKSON, Tenn. — It’s time to recognize this week’s Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Lottery. Meet Sally Rogers, a first grade teacher at University School of Jackson. She’s been teaching for 14 years and just recently joined USJ. “I …
  • Educator of the Week: Chasity Fields October 17, 2020 1:27 am WBBJ - Tennessee MILAN, Tenn. — It’s time to recognize this week’s Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Lottery. Chastity Fields is adjusting to her new teaching role at Milan Elementary School this year, but she has at least 12 years of teaching …
  • Tennessee Lottery posts best fiscal year first quarter ever October 16, 2020 9:57 pm WATE 6 - Tennessee NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – The Tennessee Education Lottery has posted its largest ever first quarter earnings. The lottery said Friday its total revenues from the first quarter of fiscal year 2021 (July 1 – Sept. 30) are $492.8 million, $70.9 million more …
  • Tennessee panel conditionally OKs 4th sportsbook firm October 6, 2020 10:43 am The Washington Times NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A Tennessee panel on Monday conditionally approved a license for a fourth sportsbook operator under the state’s online-only sports betting program, which is expected to begin allowing wagers Nov. 1. Tennessee Action 24/7 drew …
  • Educator of the Week: Kimberly Larkins October 3, 2020 12:03 am WBBJ - Tennessee JACKSON, Tenn. — It’s time to recognize this week’s Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Lottery. Kimberly Larkins is a first grade cyber teacher at Thelma Barker Elementary, and she has been a teacher for 31 years. Larkins says that she …
  • Tennessee Titans announce first-of-its-kind partnership with sports gambling platform BetMGM September 28, 2020 9:54 pm The Tennessean The Tennessee Titans announced an official partnership with sports betting platform BetMGM Monday, becoming the state's first professional sports team to enter such a partnership. "We are thrilled to bring BetMGM to the state of Tennessee," …

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