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BOISE -- A bar owner from Fruitland has pleaded guilty in federal court to tax evasion, conspiring to launder money and running an illegal gambling operation.

Federal prosecutors say 67-year-old Thomas Dale Overstreet pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Boise Friday.

Prosecutors say that between 2003 and 2011, Overstreet operated an illegal gambling business involving video machines at his Club 7 bar.

He also admitted that in 2007 he intentionally failed to file a tax return and failed to pay income tax by having payments made for goods and services at the bar be made almost exclusively in cash.

Overstreet is scheduled to be sentenced on Nov. 14.

He faces up to five years in prison on the tax evasion and illegal gambling charges, and 20 years on the conspiracy charge.

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