Vendor Registration

*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 Vendor?

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

(A)  a person who:

(i) Provides one (1) or more of the following:

(a) Geolocation services;

(b) Online sports wagering platform software;

(c) Patron account management services/software;

(d) Sportsbook risk management or odds-making services or software;

(e) Sports data feeds or software, including official league data feeds and software;

(f) “Know your customer” or “KYC” software or services; or

(g) Payment processing services;

(ii) Serves as an independent testing laboratory to assess interactive sports wagering platforms, integrity or security;

(iii) Has direct interface or interaction with patron accounts or interactive sports wagering platforms, as determined by the council;

(iv) Receives payment or compensation based on a revenue sharing agreement in which the vendor receives a percentage of the adjusted gross income of a licensee; or

(v) Provides similar services that are material to conducting interactive sports wagering, as determined by the council; and

(B) “Vendor” does not include marketing affiliates who are compensated by a method other than a revenue sharing agreement.

Tenn. Code Ann. § 4-49-102; Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1350-01-.02(75).

If you have any questions about this definition, please email