The Esports Integrity Commission (ESIC) has entered into a new anti-corruption education partnership with esports betting operator GG.bet.
Under the deal, GG.bet will support ESIC with the development of its Anti-Corruption Tutorial, which aims to educate players and stakeholders about ethical behaviour in the esports industry.
GG.bet will also assume the designation of a Tier 1 Anti-Corruption Supporter, which ESIC said would reinforce the operator’s commitment to creating a fair and secure environment for players and stakeholders.
“Over the past few years, GG.bet has invested a significant amount of effort into the development of esports,” GG.bet chief exectuive Dmytro Voshkarin said. “We have worked closely with teams and have seen the relevance of creating a safe and fair environment to ensure healthy competition in esports.
“We are pleased to be working with ESIC, a partner with whom we share a common passion for bringing integrity to esports, and we believe this tutorial will be helpful in achieving this goal.”
ESIC’s director of global strategy and partnerships, Stephen Hanna, added: “Partnerships like this one with GG.bet are critical to our mission of promoting integrity and preventing corruption in esports.
“We’re grateful for their support and look forward to working together over the next three years to create a stronger, safer esports industry for all.”
The deal comes after ESIC this week announced its first-ever ‘Anti-Cheat Partnership’ with global games protection and anti-piracy technology provider Denuvo by Irdeto.
Denuvo and ESIC will collaborate on developing a framework to implement anti-cheat technology within the esports industry.
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