ESIC has added esports betting operator Ultimate Tournament eSportsbook to its roster of Anti-Corruption Supporters.
Ultimate Tournament will assist ESIC in investigating suspicious betting activity across their betting platform, endorsing ESIC’s greater effort against match-fixing and betting fraud within the esports betting industry.
Anti-Corruption Supporters like Ultimate Tournament work with ESIC by providing the information needed for initiating and conducting investigations on match-fixing and betting fraud.
“We are happy to welcome Ultimate Tournament as an Anti-Corruption Supporter of ESIC. Our anti-corruption supporters play an important role in our mission to deter cheating and fraudulent activity within betting. By joining ESIC, Ultimate Tournament has displayed its commitment to playing its part in maintaining the integrity of esports. We look forward to working with Ultimate Tournament to investigate suspicious betting activity, and curb cheating and betting fraud within esports,” Ian Smith, Commissioner of ESIC, said.
“Esports is undeniably a rapidly growing industry and, as a US-based gaming operator, match integrity and customer protection are of the highest concern for us. In order for esports to grow, and for users to have the safe experience they deserve, we believe it is imperative to work together as an industry to set a standard for fair play, and to enforce those standards universally. We are very happy to have the opportunity to work with ESIC and join the fight against match fraud and help push esports to the next level!” Alex Pickett, Co-founder and CEO of Ultimate Tournament, said.