The Malta Gaming Authority Signs MoU with the Esports Integrity Coalition

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has entered into a collaborative Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Esports Integrity Coalition (ESIC), in the interests of protecting and maintaining the integrity of esports and esports betting. The aim of this MoU is to foster cooperation between the two entities to avoid the manipulation of esports events and[…]

Esports Integrity Coalition Now Working With the Gambling Commission to Improve Esports Integrity

ESIC and the Gambling Commission have signed an information sharing Memorandum of Understating (MOU) that will see esports being considered alongside football, cricket and other mainstream sports in the detection and prevention of betting malpractice. The Gambling Commission was set up under the Gambling Act 2005 to regulate commercial gambling in Great Britain. The Sports[…]

ESIC Bans Cheating Player for Two Years

The esports Integrity Coalition (ESIC) has banned Conner Huglin (zonC), formerly of team Armor Legion Gaming, from all esports for 2 years from 10 May 2017 to 9 May 2019. Conner admitted that he cheated using a cheat/exploit apparently undetectable by Valve Anti-Cheat during the Mettlestate Samsung Galaxy CS:GO Championship in May 2017. As a[…]

Esports Cheating – ESIC Position Paper

Recent controversy over ESL’s clarification of its position with regard to VAC bans gives rise to a number of serious issues: Criticism of any one tournament organiser or platform’s position on cheating misses the point, which is, simply, that the esports industry is inconsistent and uncoordinated across the board on the issue of cheating. ESIC’s[…]

The Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) Signs an Information Sharing Memorandum of Understanding with The Esports Integrity Coalition (ESIC) to Promote integrity in esports wagering in Nevada and to aid in the fight against betting fraud in esports worldwide.

  The Esports Integrity Coalition (ESIC) is proud to announce the signing of an information sharing MOU with the NGBC. The MOU allows the two organisations to share information about suspicious bets and other information related to betting fraud and match manipulation in esports without further formality. This facilitates the real time exchange of vital[…]

ESIC Disciplinary Panel Becomes Operational with Formal Launch

As part of ESIC’s mission to be the recognised guarding of the integrity of esports and to take responsibility for disruption, prevention, investigation and prosecution of all forms of cheating, including, but not limited to, match manipulation and doping, today sees the formal launch and appointment of the ESIC Panel (‘the Panel’) in accordance with[…]