Fed up with the stonewall from AGES 2016 competition organiser Platinum Eden, one of the tournament winners goes on the offensive.
Malaysia has aspirations to raise its eSports game to even greater heights. But in order to achieve this, it needs to develop the local scene and nurture the best players.
AGES 2016 eSport event promised a total RM1 million to the winners - but they have yet to be paid. The organisers, Platinum Eden have not responded to DNA queries and their phone is now disconnected.
The seedy world of videogame gambling was recently thrust into the spotlight after the revelation that two highly successful YouTubers were promoting a gambling site that they also happened to own. Videogames and eSports, despite being worth over US $100 billion every year, have no unified international agencies with powers to investigate and ban bad actors - like NBA, ICC or FIFA.