November 14, 2023
The Esports Integrity Commission (ESIC) is pleased to announce PrizePicks’ entry into ESIC’s Anti-Corruption Supporter membership. PrizePicks is the first fantasy sports platform to take a firm stance against corruption in the esports industry by working with ESIC to disrupt, prevent, investigate and prosecute all attempts to compromise competitive integrity in esport competition. This partnership marks another milestone in ESIC’s ongoing mission to safeguard the integrity of esports and protect the interests of all its stakeholders.
By becoming the first fantasy sports platform to step forward as an Anti-Corruption Supporter, PrizePicks is establishing a new benchmark for the entire fantasy sports industry. ESIC commends PrizePicks’ unwavering commitment to promoting integrity and transparency in esports and their profound dedication to ensuring a secure and equitable platform for players and fans alike.
The membership emphasises PrizePicks’ shared commitment to upholding the highest standards of integrity and fair play within the esports industry. PrizePicks joins a distinguished class of other Anti-Corruption Supporter stakeholders who have historically worked with ESIC to ensure that attacks against the competitive integrity of esports competition are appropriately reported and dealt with.
Ian Smith, ESIC’s Commissioner, commented:
“We are proud to welcome PrizePicks as an esteemed Anti-Corruption Supporter, and we commend them for being pioneers in the fantasy sports industry to stand against corruption in esports. Together, we are taking a proactive approach in nurturing a culture of integrity and transparency, as we work hand in hand to create a safe and rewarding environment for everyone in the esports industry.”
Adam Wexler, PrizePick’s Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, commented:
“PrizePicks has always been committed to the development and growth of esports. We firmly believe in cultivating a fair and safe environment to ensure the continued success of esports as a competitive domain. Collaborating with ESIC aligns with our vision, and we are eager to play a proactive role in promoting integrity within the esports community.”
ESIC is the recognized guardian of the integrity of esports and works to for disrupt, prevent, investigate, and prosecute of all forms of cheating and malpractice in esports, including, but not limited to, match manipulation and doping with the overarching objective of protecting youth, promoting industry investment and safeguarding sporting integrity in esports.
Learn more about ESIC at https://www.esic.gg
PrizePicks is the largest skill-based fantasy sports operator and the fastest-growing sports company in North America according to the 2023 Inc. 5000 rankings. The company was recognized as the Fantasy Sports Business of the Year by the Fantasy Sports & Gaming Association and as the Fantasy/DFS Operator of the Year by EGR North America. With current team and league partnerships including NASCAR, Atlanta Braves, Big3, Atlanta United and North Carolina Courage, PrizePicks is a fun, fast and simple version of daily fantasy sports, covering a wide variety of sports leagues from the NFL and NBA to esports titles League of Legends & Counter-Strike. Founded and headquartered in Atlanta, GA, the PrizePicks workforce has grown to over 300 in the past year, with the company recently being recognized as a Top Workplace by the Atlanta Journal Constitution. For more information, visit www.prizepicks.com.
Learn more about PrizePicks at https://www.prizepicks.com/