The detention was in the state of Victoria. Young people aged 19 - 22 years had to bet their matches at the bookmaker’s, and then deliberately loses them. The case concerns at least five matches with more than 20 bets. The investigation started in March this year after the bookmaker informed the police about suspicious activity.
The players are not known but it is known that the action was related to a large tournament Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.
For dishonest use of bookmaker’s bets they are threatened with up to 10 years in prison. Arrests show that the police take the criminal activity in esports seriously.