9 Arrested for Fixing StarCraft 2 eSports Matches

This week it was reported by the Korean eSports Association that nine people were arrested for match fixing in the PC game StarCraft 2.

Two of those arrested are pro gamers Choi Byeong-Heon and Choi Jong-Huk, while Team Prime coach Park Wae-Sik was also taken into custody. Those involved in the fixing scandal will reportedly face lifetime bans from eSports as well as legal action.

Those arrested are accused of losing a match on purpose four separate times for a reported $27,000 in the Proleague and GSL Code A and S tournaments.

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