- Player Involved: Genetics (Insignem)
- Region: Europe
- Subject: Smite Minor League — Player Misconduct
- Date of Ruling: 11/9/2018
Information: Our league operations staff recently discovered that SML player Genetics has engaged in unsportsmanlike behavior in-game. After reviewing evidence provided to the Skillshot league operations team, we have determined that the conduct displayed violates our league rules.
Ruling: The Skillshot staff has concluded that administrative action is necessary. Genetics has received a 72-hour in-game ban for this misconduct, and he is competitively banned for the rest of our HRX Placement Round tournament.
Relevant Rules — 5.1 (a): (ii.) You will at all times use your best efforts to display superior integrity and well-mannered behavior during each Split and for so long as you are or intend to remain a League participant. You shall communicate in a responsible, appropriate, and positive manner in all public forums, including, without limitation, on Twitch, Twitter, Facebook, and inside the Game.