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MLB’s Rules on Gambling: What Happens When Players Bet?

MLB’s Rules on Gambling: What Happens When Players Bet?

Major League Baseball’s stunning gambling suspensions handed down this month to five players—including a lifetime ban for San Diego Padres prospect Tucupita Marcano—are the product of an unwieldly system that dates back to the MLB gambling scandal with the 1919 Black Sox. Two pieces of text form the backbone of baseball’s gambling policy: Rule 21(d)...

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MLB permanently bans Padres’ Marcano for betting

MLB permanently bans Padres’ Marcano for betting

Major League Baseball permanently banned San Diego Padres infielder Tucupita Marcano on Tuesday for placing hundreds of bets on baseball, including wagers on the Pittsburgh Pirates when he was a member of the team last season. MLB’s Department of Investigations found Marcano placed 387 baseball bets, including 231 MLB-related bets, through a legal sportsbook in...

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MLB investigating Marcano for allegedly gambling on baseball

MLB investigating Marcano for allegedly gambling on baseball

MLB is investigating San Diego Padres infielder Tucupita Marcano for allegedly gambling on baseball, according to a person briefed on the investigation. Marcano is being investigated for betting on Pittsburgh Pirates games while he was on the major-league injured list for them last season, per the source. The MLB penalty for players betting on their...

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San Diego Padres’ Player Faces Possible Lifetime Ban For Alleged Baseball Bets

San Diego Padres’ Player Faces Possible Lifetime Ban For Alleged Baseball Bets

NEW YORK (AP) — San Diego Padres infielder Tucupita Marcano is under investigation by Major League Baseball for allegedly betting on baseball and could be subject to a lifetime ban, according to a person familiar with the probe. MLB is looking into allegations Marcano bet on games involving the Pittsburgh Pirates while on the team’s...

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MLB Shortstop Under Investigation For Betting On Own Team

MLB Shortstop Under Investigation For Betting On Own Team

San Diego Padres shortstop Tucupita Marcano is reportedly under investigation by Major League Baseball for betting on the Pirates last season when he played for Pittsburgh. If the allegations prove true, Marcano could face a lifetime ban from MLB. The Wall Street Journal reported that four additional players are under investigation for betting on baseball...

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MLB investigating Padres’ Tucupita Marcano for gambling on games in 2023

MLB investigating Padres’ Tucupita Marcano for gambling on games in 2023

Major League Baseball’s biggest nightmare since sports gambling’s widespread legalization has come to fruition: An active player faces a suspension and potential lifetime ban for betting on baseball. Tucupita Marcano, a utility player on the San Diego Padres’ injured list, is under investigation by MLB for gambling on baseball, according to the Wall Street Journal. Marcano,...

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