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Illegal Online Bitcoin Poker Site Operator Fined $25,000

Bryan Micon, 37, former operator of bitcoin online poker site “Seals with Cubs” has plead guilty to a criminal charge for operating an unlicensed gambling system and fined $25,000 as terms of his sentence. In a landmark case and ruling involving a case connecting bitcoin and online gambling, the Clark County District Court sentenced Nevada native and professional gambler Bryan Micon to two years’...

Bitcoin Poker Site Operator Pleads Guilty To Avoid Jail

Bryan Micon agreed to plead guilty to operating an unlicensed interactive gaming system to avoid jail time, his lawyer told a Nevada judge Thursday. Should he complete the probation time and pay a $25,000 fine, that charge would be reduced to a gross misdemeanor, according to his attorney Richard Schonfeld, reported The Las Vegas Review Journal. Micon operated a site called Seals with Clubs which...

Bitcoin Poker Site Operator To Face Nevada Judge Thursday

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Bryan Micon, who left the country after federal agents raided his home for running an unlicensed gaming operation that accepted bitcoin, is expected back in Nevada for a court appearance on Thursday, according to The Las Vegas Review Journal. Micon operated a site called Seals with Clubs, which accepted bitcoin. Micon fled to Antigua after the February raid. An arrest warrant was issued in April...

Gambit Shuts Down Bitcoin Board Gaming

Back in October, CCN reported on the online gaming platform called Gambit, which allows users to bet on versions of Risk, Monopoly, and Battleship with Bitcoin. (Their versions are respectively called World War, Bitnopoly, and Oh Ship! – and there are other games on the platform as well.) Players deposit Bitcoin using an in-house system and then can place bets on the games they're playing. Bets...

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