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Worlds 2021 betting scandal: BYG player suspended for leaking inside information, Twitter reacts

Riot Games has suspended Beyond Gaming’s Taiwanese mid-laner Chien ‘Maoan’ Mao-An in a huge scandal at the 2021 League of Legends World Championship (Worlds). Esports News UK usually covers UK-centric news, but this is a huge breaking story and many in the local scene here have started reacting to the news. 18-year-old Maoan was found to have leaked inside information to a friend, for the purposes of betting on their 3-2 victory over Galatasaray in the play-ins elimination stage on October 8th 2021. Continue reading Worlds 2021 betting scandal: BYG player suspended for leaking inside information, Twitter reacts

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FaZe Clan fires senior talent manager Jordan Galen over Save the Kids scandal, Sam Pepper implicated

Global esports and influencer organisation FaZe Clan has allegedly fired its talent manager Jordan Galen (pictured) following his alleged involvement in the Save the Kids cryptocurrency scandal. YouTuber and journalist Coffeezilla published a video a few hours ago claiming that FaZe fired Jordan, whose LinkedIn page confirms that he is no longer working for FaZe as of July 2021. Coffeezilla reports that Jordan had been brokering some of the crypto deals and agreements between token founders and influencers, and would take a commission for arranging these. Continue reading FaZe Clan fires senior talent manager Jordan Galen over Save the Kids…

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Co-founder of UK-based YouTuber business steps down from Xcad Network after selling his own tokens and involvement in Save the Kids crypto scandal

Joel Morris (aka JMX), a British YouTuber and co-founder of YouTuber academy Xcademy and influencer token economy Xcad Network, has stepped down from the latter after selling large quantities of his own token. He was also implicated in the Save the Kids crypto scam, which saw big UK YouTubers and other influencers from the likes of FaZe Clan encourage their followers to buy the token, before dumping big amounts of it. This meant they made money from it while crashing the price, leaving many who bought in with a worthless crypto. Continue reading Co-founder of UK-based YouTuber business steps down…