ALBANY, N.Y. AP — Hall of Fame manager Joe Torre is in Albany pushing for legislation regulating sports betting now that the U.S. Supreme Court says states can allow legal wagering.

The former manager for the Yankees, Mets, Cardinals, Braves and Dodgers is meeting Monday with state lawmakers who are considering imposing regulations on sports wagers, agen piala dunia including who would be allowed to offer the betting.

Torre, a top executive for Major League Baseball, told reporters he was in Albany on behalf of the league to discuss the issue, which emerged as a top legislative priority since the May 14 Supreme Court ruling.

He’s the second ex-Yankee manager to advocate for sports betting in Albany in the past week. Joe Girardi was at the Capitol last Wednesday to talk to lawmakers on behalf of MLB.

Betting on hockey consists usually of money line bets, puck line bets hockey’s point spread and overunder bets.

Monday night in Game 4 Washington leads the series 2-1, agen piala dunia the Washington Capitals are favored to beat Las Vegas. The Capitals are -130 on the money line and the Golden Knights are 10.

In most all hockey games, the puck line or point spread attached to the game is -1.5 goals. The odds of the favorite winning by more than one goal are then assigned to that line. For example, Washington is the 1.5 goal favorite Monday, but the odds of the Capitals covering the puck line is +215. So a $100 bet on the Capitals puck line Monday they need to win by at least two will win a bettor $215.

The overunder Monday night is 5.5 goals, a pretty standard value on most hockey games.

Betting on baseball

Betting on baseball is very similar to hockey. Each team is assigned a money line odd to win the game and baseball “run lines” point spreads are usually -1.5 for the favorite or .5 for the underdog, with odds assigned to those outcomes like explained above.

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The full-scale launch of betting in Delaware comes at a slow time in sports, agen piala dunia especially for bettors. Come fall, when the NFL and college football seasons are underway and pro and college hoops are gearing up, Delaware’s three sportsbooks should see plenty of traffic, especially if surrounding states continue to have holdups in launching.

Still confused? Want more information? The Delaware Lottery has a complete guide on its website.

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reporter Jeff Neiburg at 302 983-6772, jneiburgdelawareonlinem or on Twitter Jeff_Neiburg.

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