: Personally, I don't think there is a place for betting within esports as the dangers it brings (corruption, aggressive advertising to an impressionable audience, etc) outweigh the positives (as far as I can tell, this is limited to engagement). I think in Australia in particular betting is integrated into sports broadcasts too much (does everyone remember Tom Waterhouse on Channel 9?)
Sadly due to the amount of turnover produced, wagering will always be available. I think it's inevitable that there will be a huge controversial match fixing case in a league of legends match. It's getting harder for players to just say " Oh that was a bad game for me ", with the amount of data available. Heard it hear first.
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What do you guys think about the rise of esports wagering and the inevitable match fixing allegations that will come with it ?


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