Lau “Toyz” Wai Kin, a former player of Taipei Assassins, the team that won the season 2 World Championship in 2012 can appeal to reduce the penalty.
Yahoo News reported that Lau “Toyz” Wai Kin was guilty of possession and sale of marijuana in Taiwan. The 30-year-old former League of Legends player still has the opportunity to appeal, it is known that he was arrested at the end of 2021.
Under Taiwanese law, the crime of producing, transporting, or selling marijuana carries a prison term from 10 years to life. But possession and intent to sell marijuana is punishable by a fine or five years in prison. Toyz’s lawyer argued that because he often moved back and forth between Taiwan and Hong Kong to study and work, he did not understand the law well.
Toyz was arrested in Taiwan at the end of 2021 on suspicion of being involved in an online marijuana sales ring. After searching his home, Taiwanese police concluded that the former League of Legends player was a key member of an online drug trading site since 2019.
Toyz used to be a bright star in the Taipei Assassins team in the position of mid lane mage with cards Orianna, Twisted Fate, Anivia… He and his teammates defeated Azubu Frost from Korea to crown the champion in the tournament. biggest League of Legends 2012.
In the following years, Toyz joined Hong Kong Esports, Raise Gaming and assumed the role of coach of the Fnatic team at Worlds 2014. In 2018, Toyz took over as manager for the G-Rex team and gradually disappeared in the LoL arena. professionally.
Toyz’s pro player career went down because of a wrist injury, he worked as a streamer for a while before being absent from social networks. Unfortunately, Toyz has to stand in front of the horseshoe exactly 10 years from the day he touched the LoL World Championship trophy.
Currently, marijuana has been legalized in a number of countries around the world such as the US (several states), Ecuador, Jamaica, Mexico, Canada, Spain, Uruguay, the Netherlands, Argentina, and Thailand.