Key Personnel Renewal

*Please Note: We require an electronic copy of initial applications, renewal applications, and key personnel applications. Hard copies may be required upon request from the SWC.* Please email for electronic filing instructions.

Who is considered a Key Personnel?

The Tennessee Sports Gaming Act and the Sports Wagering Council Rules define “Key Personnel” as

individuals who have the power to exercise significant influence over sports wagering in this state and who are associated with the applicant for licensure or registration as:

(i) A principal owner of more than five percent (5%) of the applicant;

(ii) A partner of the applicant, voting member on the board of directors of the applicant, or an officer of the applicant, as those terms are defined in title 48 or 61, as applicable; or

(iii) An employee of the applicant who principally oversees wagering activity, risk management, platform management, or integrity monitoring.

Tenn. Code Ann. § 4-49-102; Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1350-01-.02(28). 

The Sports Wagering Council rules further define “Significant Influence Over Sports Wagering” as

the authority to make decisions regarding the daily operations of a Licensee or Registrant in Tennessee related to Wagering activity, Risk Management, Platform Management, Integrity Monitoring, or other similar essential functions related to sports Wagering, as determined in the sole discretion of the Council.

Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1350-01-.02(61).

If you have any questions about these definitions, please email