*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 SWAC.Licensing@tn.gov 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(74).
If you have any questions about this definition, please email SWAC.Licensing@tn.gov.
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