Tag Archives: starcraft
- StarCraft ProLeague Crashes And Burns After 14-Years
October 21, 2016
The oldest eSports league in the world, South Korea's StarCraft ProLeague, has closed down after 14-years in the business due to problems with sponsorship and match fixing scandals. There are some of us, like me, who have been caught up in the tidal wave of eSports stories in the press,...
- South Korea’s sports betting celebs in court; StarCraft player switches to poker
December 13, 2013
South Korea’s celebrity sports betting scandal took an interesting turn last week as three more public figures appeared in court in a bid to explain their bad behavior. Television personalities Tak Jae-hoon and Lee Soo-geun as well as former K-pop boy band star Tony An duly hung their heads in...
- South Korea wants to regulate Starcraft like real-money online gambling
November 10, 2013
Two South Korean entertainers are under investigation for illegal online sports betting. Comedians/TV personalities Lee Soo-geun and Tak Jae-hoon have been accused of wagering billions of won (KRW 1b = US $938k) via internationally licensed online gambling sites after being caught up in the police sting earlier this spring that...
Kangwon Land casino paying problem gamblers to stay away
March 24, 2017
Tensions in Asia propel bitcoin past $4,000 to new milestone
August 14, 2017
Cyberattack cripples Korean bitcoin exchange Bithumb
July 6, 2017
Chinese tourists maintain biggest spenders’ crown
April 13, 2017