Nevada Regulators Seek Bitcoin Poker Site Operator's Arrest

Nevada Regulators Seek Bitcoin Poker Site Operator's Arrest

This piece has been updated with additional information from the Nevada Attorney General's Office, as well as a copy of the formal complaint filed against Bryan Micon. The Nevada Attorney General's Office is seeking to arrest the operator of defunct bitcoin poker service Seals with Clubs. As reported by the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Bryan Micon was charged in Nevada court on Monday with operating an unlicensed interactive gaming system. Micon is accused of failing to acquire the necessary licensure to operate Seals with Clubs. If convicted, he could face up to 10 years in prison and....


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