08/15/2014 12:11 pm ET Updated Aug 15, 2014

How Small-Time Handicapper Drew Ire Of MLB In Game-Fixing Tale

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In the waning days of the 2012 major league season, Niki Congero received an unusual text message. It came from a man she had never met — a sports handicapper who for a couple of weeks had been texting unsolicited betting tips to her cellphone.

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