Dan Favale

Dan Favale

Dan Favale leverages over 12 years of sports journalism expertise in his role as New York staff writer. He provides in-depth analysis across the NBA, NFL, MLB, NHL, tennis, NASCAR, college basketball, and sports betting. Dan co-hosts the popular Hardwood Knocks NBA podcast. Passionate about fitness and punk rock, Dan brings a witty flair to his seasoned coverage. His comprehensive approach have established his veteran voice across multiple sports.

Latest from Dan Favale

While we know Hawaii sports betting isn't yet legal, does that mean daily fantasy sports is inaccessible for residents as well?

Does Hawaii Sports Betting Need to be Legalized for Daily Fantasy Sports Sites to Enter Market?

2024/06/25

Information on legal sports betting in the United States is for the most part available in droves. The industry is that popular, with 38 of 50 states now offering some form of sports wagering. But there are a few exceptions where clarity can be scarce. This includes the outlook of Hawaii sports betting. Generally speaking, […]
Since being drafted by the WNBA’s Indiana Fever, Caitlin Clark is already having an impact on the level of interest in Indiana sports betting.

WNBA Star Caitlin Clark Already Having Major Impact on Indiana Sports Betting

2024/06/25

Caitlin Clark has intensified an already-growing spotlight in the WNBA ever since being drafted by the Indiana Fever. Her impact is evident in many ways—including when it comes to Indiana sports betting. The Indiana Gaming Commission recently released the sports betting handle results in the Hoosier State for the month of May. And quite frankly, […]
A proposal to expand Delaware online sports betting is opposed by two key stakeholders. There's no telling when or if that'll change.

Evidence Continues to Suggest that Delaware Online Sports Betting Won't Expand Anytime Soon

2024/06/25

It is increasingly clear that Delaware online sports betting expansion will not be in the cards anytime soon.  This was the case last time we checked in on the First State. Rush Street Interactive, the parent company of the only online sportsbook operator in Delaware, has a long-term agreement that grants them exclusivity for up […]
The second half of the Hitpoint Masters Summer 2024 League of Legends tournament is about to begin. OSB has picks for Day 8!

Predictions for the Second Half of 2024 League of Legends Hitpoint Masters Group Stage

2024/06/20

Believe it or not, the first half of the Hitpoint Masters League of Legends Summer 2024 group stage is already in the books.  What will the second half of the docket hold for the eight participating teams? That’s what we’re here to figure out.  What: League of Legends Hitpoint Masters (Summer 2024) When: June 2 […]
Due to the failure to legalize Oklahoma sports betting using one approach, multiple bills are now expected to be proposed in 2025.

Multiple Oklahoma Sports Betting Bills May be Proposed in 2025

2024/06/20

After multiple attempts to legalize Oklahoma sports betting have failed to pan out, officials may be planning for a different, potentially more aggressive approach in 2025. This news comes on the heels of yet another botched bid. The push to legalize sports betting in Oklahoma continued during 2024 legislative meetings. However, while a bill was […]
After initial optimism that Minnesota sports betting could be legalized in 2024, the latest bill to do so has officially fallen short.

The Latest Bill to Legalize Minnesota Sports Betting has Officially Failed

2024/06/19

Well, it’s official: The push to legalize Minnesota sports betting in 2024 has failed.  A few months ago, this would have seemed like a somewhat shocking outcome. Optimism surrounding the future of sports betting in Minnesota prior to legislative sessions reached an all-time high. In fact, many painted the legalization of sports gambling in the […]
Though South Carolina sports betting has long lacked traction, this year has done little to increase the pressure on policymakers to change.

Could South Carolina Sports Betting be Impacted by Lack of Successful New Legislation in 2024?

2024/06/19

The 2024 calendar year is not off to a great first half if you’re someone hoping for clarity on the future of South Carolina sports betting. No new legislation been proposed inside the Palmetto State. Beyond that, the manner in which initiatives have unfolded throughout other states could nod toward an unsettling, albeit inevitable, truth for […]
Wisconsin sports betting is currently limited to select on-site tribal properties. Could Florida's gambling litigation change that?

Wisconsin Sports Betting Could be Impacted by Florida Gambling Case

2024/06/17

Ever since Wisconsin sports betting launched in November 2021, operations have remained extremely limited. As of June 2024, only six tribal properties are licensed to offer wagering. What’s more, aside from adding more on-site locations, there don’t appear to be any plans to expand sports betting in Wisconsin. Could the fate of Florida sports betting […]
Saint Louis University will reportedly release a Missouri sports betting poll this August as the push to legalize gambling continues.

New Missouri Sports Betting Poll to Release in August

2024/06/17

How do residents of the Show-Me State feel about the potential legalization of Missouri sports betting?  Saint Louis University and YouGov are apparently going to find out. According to Legal Sports Report, a new Missouri sports betting poll will be released this August. It is not immediately clear how many participants will be included, or […]
The 2024 Counter-Strike Blast Premier Spring Final is officially off and running. Day 1 was wild. Day 2 will be the same. And OSB has picks!

Predictions for Second Round of 2024 Counter-Strike Blast Premier Final

2024/06/13

Day 1 of the Counter-Strike Blast Premier 2024 Spring Final kicked off on Wednesday, June 12. And woo buddy, was it eventful from the jump.  What: Counter-Strike Blast Premier League Spring Final When: Wednesday June 12 through Sunday June 16 Where: London, England Venue: OVO Arena Wembley Prize Purse: $425,000 ($200,000 for first place) 2023 […]

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