ALSEN have announced that they have dispensed with the services of their CS:GO division following a match-fixing scandal.
The news comes just hours after HLTV.org revealed that several of ALSEN’s players had been caught throwing an EPS match against eliminacja.
With an odd value of 4.16 in favour of eliminacja oncsgolounge.com, ALSEN trio of Michał “bCk” Lis, Jakub “kub” Pamuła and Damian “DiAMon” Żarski were all caught betting on the opposing side, who ended up winning the match 16-10, either from their main account or from alternate accounts.
The trio’s winnings exceeded $2,000, but it is believed that many other players in the Polish community were aware of the fix and also bet on eliminacja.
ALSEN have now announced that they have released the players from their contracts while stressing they were not implicated in this scandal.
“First of all, we want to apologise to everyone who suffered because of the dishonesty of our players, who we trusted,” said projet manager Paweł ” Pawcio” Watemborski.
“They have made a shameful mistake and the only correct solution to this case, considering their actions, is to end the contract between ALSEN-Team and Counter Strike : Global Offensive team.
“Many of our fans could be put off by their actions, and the whole case is not good for the company’s and sponsors’ image. There are only two people managing our organisation at the moment, and the whole organisation consists of 40 people.
“We often don’t have any clue what is going on, and that’s what happened with this game. I could write a lot more about this case but only few will understand our position and will be able to write constructive criticism regarding overall situation.”
ALSEN had the following CS:GO squad: