Tennessee Gambling Laws
|Code Section||4-36-101 et seq.; 39-17-501 et seq.|
|Gambling||Risking anything of value for a profit whose return is to any degree contingent on chance, not including lawful business transactions.|
|Horse Racing/Off-Track Betting||Licensed horse racing; interstate simulcast wagering; and pari-mutuel wagering at licensed satellite teletheaters legal.|
|Dog Racing/Off-Track Betting||Not specified.|
|Casinos Allowed?||Gambling devices prohibited.|
|Other Kinds of Gambling-Related Activities Allowed or Banned||Promoting gambling; pyramid clubs; possessing gambling devices or records; customer referral rebates are illegal. Bingo and games of chance conducted by charitable organizations are legal.|
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