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Some Tennessee online sports betting rules face criticism
1st February, 14:16NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Professional sports leagues, players' unions and major gambling companies are hoping to convince Tennessee officials to tweak proposed rules to their liking for the state's yet-to-be-implemented sports betting program. DraftKings, Caesars, Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association, the PGA Tour, players' unions for five pro sports leagues, Facebook and others weighed in during the recent public comment period on the draft regulations by the Tennessee Lottery. Lawmakers approved online-only sports betting last year. There's still no firm timeline for when the first bets can be placed. Comments touched on payouts, licensing, permitted bets, fees and more.