VegasWINNERS, a subsidiary of Winners Inc which provides sports betting enthusiasts with content, analysis, research, data, guidance, and professional advice, has received approval from the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation as a sports wagering vendor.
VegasWINNERS is now able to refer customers in Tennessee to licensed sportsbooks in return for commission payments.
Wayne Allyn Root, CEO of VegasWINNERS, commented: “This is positive news for our company. It’s even more affirmation for our vision as sports gambling explodes in popularity. We hope to have affiliate licenses in every state with legal sports gambling. From my 36 years in this industry, I can tell you Tennessee is a state filled with enthusiastic sports bettors and we are honored and excited to be part of sports betting in the great state of Tennessee.”
Tennessee sports betting revenue is off to a strong start since its November 2020 launch. Reports from January 2021 declared the state’s gross sports betting revenue to $49m and wagers to $523m.
So far through 2021, the Volunteer State has taken in over $1.1bn in sports wagers. Betting volume is set to increase in the second half of the year when NFL and college football returns.
VegasWINNERS – a licensed sports gaming affiliate – is currently registered in several states and has made applications in additional states. It intends to become licensed in all states that allow online sports gambling.