The men could face up to 10 years in prison for allegedly losing esports matches on purpose.
An expert talks about the development of the sports betting industry, now worth $2 trillion annually, and how governments can combat match-fixing and betting fraud.
Esports are uniquely vulnerable to a widespread match fixing scandal. Can a network of organizations prevent it before it begins?
The AFC Disciplinary Committee have banned 22 players and officials for life in the latest blow to the credibility of Southeast Asian football clubs.
Ernest Hemingway's bromance with a Kiwi plumber, greyhound racing, and common sense NRL match fixing.
Mohammad Amir is walking in the footsteps of Pakistan’s ageless fast-bowling heroes, Shoaib Akhtar, Waqar Younis and Wasim Akram. He's also done prison time for match-fixing and just finished a five year suspension.
We've heard this sales pitch before. The Esports Integrity Coalition is the latest organization to position itself as a force to save esports from the pitfalls—doping, match-fixing, corruption—that could consume them.
A perfect storm of low wages, high injury tolls, and geographical positioning has put the game squarely in the sights of organised crime and betting syndicates.
Likewise, more than a fifth of those surveyed know a player who has used performance enhancing drugs.