Life Ban For Those Involved In CSGO Matchfixing

Valve has issued a statement clarifying the bans that were issued to several professional Counter Strike Global Offensive players back in January 2015 were in fact lifetime bans. 

In the post on the Counter Strike blog we learn that “the bans for these players are permanent, and players proven to have taken part in match-fixing will be permanently banned.” The ban comes after it emerged that several pro CSGO players were fixing the results of matches in attempt to gain highly valuable in-game items which can then sold on the Steam marketplace. 
 

CSGO is a first person shooter developed by Valve and Hidden Path Entertainment which allows players to sell in-game items for real money.
CSGO is a first person shooter developed by Valve and Hidden Path Entertainment which allows players to sell in-game items for real money.

As a result the teams involved, which included iBUYPOWER, NetCodeGuides.com, and Team Torqued, are permanently banned from participating in any CSGO Valve sponsored events. But that isn’t to say the teams can’t take part in other non Valve sponsored events. 

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