The NBA 2k league announce Suspension and DQ of six people for violating the gambling rules of the league.
The NBA And the sports world as a whole has prepared to gamble in recent years, after the US Supreme Court struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992. However, leagues, including esports leagues, have been careful to maintain the integrity of their games and competitions.
according to ESPN:
“An investigation found that Christopher Lavanet, Dorian Earl Miller, Robert Nastase of Blazer5 Gaming, Kimani Ingram of Jazz Gaming and Zachary Dennis of Mavs Gaming all bet or attempted to bet on NBA The association said in a statement that the 2K league matches are either alone or through other individuals. The five players also broke league rules by not reporting any violations or cooperating with the investigation. Blazer5 Gaming coach Andrew Maxi and player Marquis Gill have also been indefinitely removed from all league activities for failing to report violations or cooperating with the league’s investigation.”
“The integrity of our game is and always will be NBA “The 2K League’s top priority,” league president Brendan Donoghue said in a statement. “We take our commitment to the competition and to our audience incredibly seriously, and will always act aggressively with respect to violations of the rules that govern the game’s integrity and related reporting and collaboration requirements.”
The NBA 2K League is an esports league that is a joint venture between the National Basketball Association and Take-Two Interactive. The league was announced in February 2017.
according to Reuters: “The NBA The 2K League completed its fifth season in August, with Bucks Gaming winning their first 5v5 title and Pistons GT taking the inaugural 3v3 championship […] The league will consist of 25 teams in 2023 with an addition based in Australia NBL Oz Jiming. All the other 24 teams except for two belong to NBA Franchises, exceptions are China-based Gen.G Tigers based in Mexico Dox Infinitos. “
Over 30 states have legal sports betting, and some allow betting on esports.