Posts Tagged ‘drugs’

Valve pull support from major Philippines Dota 2 tournament, citing privacy concerns

Valve have stopped supporting an upcoming Dota 2 tournament over concerns that the Philippines government would make “unreasonable infringements on the privacy” of players entering the country. Valve don’t elaborate on why they’re dropping the Galaxy Battles 2018 tourney, which was due to run January 15-21, but it seems mandatory government drug testing for esports players is likely to blame. The tournament might continue in some form, but it would be without Valve, not as an official ‘Major’ on the Dota Pro Circuit, and not with all the teams. Read the rest of this entry »

Max Paynekillers: Ex-Cop Back Off The Wagon

Max, spotted out clubbing yet again.

Is Max Payne back on drugs? It looks that way to us, after eye witnesses saw him stumbling out of London’s popular club, ROAR. Close friends told RPS of how they’d seen Max arrive already out of it, before hitting on various waitresses as the evening went on. One friend of Payne’s told us,

“He was out of control, throwing back pills every few minutes, and I thought his recovery was going so well. Right, hope all’s well. I’ll try to catch you later, as my battery’s going.”

Rumours that the pill-popping ex-cop will be checking back into rehab have yet to be confirmed.