Marketplaces on the dark web frequently processed more bitcoin transactions than BitPay last year, new research has found.
A bitcoin poker website operator has agreed to plead guilty to a charge of operating an unlicensed gaming website in Nevada.
Bryan Micon, former operator of bitcoin poker website Seals with Clubs, is set to face a Nevada judge this week.
A business in Southern California was the target of a police crackdown last month in connection with alleged gambling tied to an alternative cryptocurrency.
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 $50,000 in fines.