Riot Games has fined $75,000 TSM for bullying players

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Published  14 Jul, 15:17
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Riot Games has completed an investigation into the accusation of Andy Dinh, the majority shareholder of the American professional esports organization TSM, of bullying players.

The investigation revealed a pattern and practice of disparaging and bullying behavior exhibited by Andy Dinh towards TSM players and staff members.

As a result of the investigation, TSM is fined $75,000, which will be donated to an anti-bullying or mental health charity organization.

Dinh must complete sensitivity training and executive training and Dinh is on probation for the next two years across the Riot ecosystem.

Moreover, an independent monitor is being appointed to operate a tip-line and follow-through with regular check-ins with TSM League of Legends players.

TSM has professional teams in League of Legends and Valorant, which are both produced by Riot Games. Riot also organizes tournaments of those games.