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 accepted bitcoin.
Micon to surrender his bitcoin, computers and more
Micon will have to surrender the computers and 3.0996 bitcoins that gaming authorities seized from his home during a February raid. He will also pay $900 in cash.
Micon fled to Antigua after the February raid. An arrest warrant was issued in April, followed by a press conference where gaming officials flanked Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt.
He will be booked in the Clark County Detention Center, then released on his own recognizance. He is due back in court next week.
Micon operated Seals