It doesn't always have to be rigged boxing matches for a proper betting fraud scandal. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive can do that too – including legal consequences.

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

In Australia, five men are on trial for betting fraud. You should deliberately in semi-professional counter-strike: lost global offensive tournaments and earned $ 30,000 from bets placed on them. That is just over 17,500 euros.

According to a report by ABC News can the men become one Imprisonment of up to 10 years to be judged. The Sporting Integrity Intelligence Unit monitors and investigates crimes related to sports in Australia. The investigation started last year at the tournaments of the ESEA Mountain Dew League, an online league of an external organizer for events around Valves CS: GO.

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According to ABC News, this is the first process in e-sports related to betting fraud in Australia. However, the internet is full of various websites where you can bet on e-sports tournaments. It is therefore not surprising that there is also the possibility of fraud there.