Eli Manning-backed sportsbook receives Tennessee sports betting license

Sep 8, 2021

A sportsbook backed by Eli Manning and Cooper Manning has received approval to operate in Tennessee. On Aug. 31st, the Tennessee Education Lottery granted a sports betting operator's license to Wagr.

Wagr is a social sports betting platform backed by Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian's fund Seven Seven Six, the Manning brothers and Tinder co-founder Justin Mateen.

Tennessee is the first state to approve and launch Wagr.

Source: Daniella Medina for Nashville Tennessean