How A Space Battle In An Online Game Cost Its Players Hundreds Of Thousands Of Dollars

“Though it was just a game, the 7,548 people who fought the Battle of B-R could not have taken it any more seriously—and not simply because they lost virtual ships worth more than $300,000 in real-world money fighting it. And it all started when someone forgot to pay the rent on a space station.”

Source: Wired

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