It was reported on Monday that Bryan Micon has been charged with a Class B felony in Nevada for his role in the bitcoin-only Seals With Clubs online poker site. Gaming regulators and the Nevada Attorney General’s Office are pursuing charges related to operating an online poker site without a license.
Micon was charged with a single count of operating an unlicensed interactive gaming system. A Class B felony in Nevada carries a potential 10 year prison sentence and $50,000 fine.
According to Micon, in February, “A bunch of guys with guns broke down my door, put me in handcuffs, serving a warrant from the Nevada gaming commission.”