A witness tells Star that Rodriguez participated in a game held at the house of a Beverly Hills record label owner, and that the game broke up when the producer lost half a million dollars. When he refused to pay up a fight started.
Rodriguez also continued to play the games even after being warned by MLB officials that he had to stay away from illegal gamblers. According to ESPN, his failure to ignore that warning angered Bud Selig and may earn him a suspension. MLB has two investigators working to verify the stories.
He is not accused of gambling on baseball, but association with known gamblers has always been frowned upon, since that what’s usually leads to baseball’s biggest scandals.
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