YouTuber pleads guilty to FIFA gambling charges

High-profile British YouTuber Craig “Nepenthez” Douglas has plead guilty to offenses under the UK Gambling Act.

Douglas, 32, and business partner Dylan Rigby, 33, were in court today to change their pleas – both had of promoting a lottery, advertising unlawful gambling and inviting children to gamble (as reported by ).

The case, which is still ongoing, is the first in UK legal history to centre on a gambling website connected to a video game.

British FIFA YouTuber charged with promoting gambling

A YouTuber with more than 1.3m subscribers has been charged with promoting gambling using FIFA Ultimate Team coins.

Nepenthez, real name Craig Douglas, has been charged with promoting a lottery, advertising unlawful gambling and inviting children to gamble, reported.

Douglas, 31, appeared at Birmingham Magistrates Court last Friday accompanied by a business partner, Dylan Rigby.