Two men who admitted to running an unlicensed betting website have been fined after pleading guilty to gambling offences.

During a hearing at Birmingham magistrates court, Craig Douglas, 33, of Ilford, Essex—a YouTube gamer who’s alias is “NepentheZ”—and Dylan Rigby, 34, of Colchester, Essex—who founded FUT Galaxy—admitted to operating an unauthorised site that allowed video gamers to place bets using virtual currency.
The FutGalaxy.com site, which is not affiliated with EA Sports or the FIFA series, allowed users to buy virtual currency, called FUT coins, for use in the FIFA series of video games, specifically in the FIFA Ultimate Team mode, said the Gambling Commission—which brought the prosecution.
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