April 1, 2021

Riot Games investigates CS:GO Match-fixing allegations

Riot Games is conducting several investigations into allegations of match-fixing amongst VALORANT and ex-CS:GO players, according to Dexerto. The game developer is interviewing several professional players as part of these ongoing investigations. This is independent of ESIC’s ongoing investigation into the same allegations.  Riot Games Investigates Match-fixing The relevant allegations of match-fixing in CS:GO […]

September 28, 2020

ESIC first report convicts 37 CS:GO esports coaches

The Esports Integrity Coalition has banned at least 37 CS:GO coaches for abusing an in-game exploit. ESIC will release one more report after it concludes its CS:GO cheating investigation towards the end of October. Michal Slowinski and Steve Dudenhoeffe first discovered the CS:GO coaching scandal that has cast a shadow over competitive integrity in the […]

September 25, 2019

Australian authorities investigate esports corruption

Sydney, Australia—ABC News has reported that Victoria Police are pursuing multiple esports related criminal investigations. One of the most shocking allegations is what the Victoria Police Sporting Integrity Intelligence Unit has uncovered. The Intelligence unit received information that the owner of an Australian Overwatch Contenders team may have ties to organized crime. Possible match-fixing shatters integrity […]