Former Full Tilt Poker chief executive Raymond Bitar is reportedly prepared to plead guilty to at least some of the charges against him as part of a deal to avoid jail time due to serious health problems.

Bitar has maintained his innocence since voluntarily returning to the United States in July 2012 to face the illegal gambling and fraud charges against him. But lawyers representing Bitar said Monday that the Full Tilt founder will plead guilty under an agreement that would see him avoid jail time.

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