Betting Volunteers

    • Several states have posted all-time betting records in August.
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Tennessee is set to become the latest state to go live with sports betting on Nov. 1 with FanDuel, DraftKings and BetMGM conditionally approved for licenses. The Volunteer State will be the 19th with active legalized sports betting.

It will join a skyrocketing U.S. betting market as Colorado reported $128.6 million in wagers, up 117% from July’s figure. August was a big month for states across the board as New Jersey set an all-time U.S. record with $668 million in bets and Pennsylvania broke its own record with $365 million wagered. 

All Bets Off:

  • Barstool Sportsbook had a massive debut, generating more than $11 million in wagers on its record-breaking 63,000 downloads over the app’s first three days.
  • PointsBet officially announced its partnership with the Indianapolis Colts. The betting operator also entered a deal with micro betting company SimpleBet.