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Austria’s Federal Administrative Court (Bundesverwaltungsgerichthof) has annulled two casino licences awarded to NOVOMATIC and one issued to a Swiss-German consortium comprising Casino Baden AG and Gauselmann Group, citing a lack of transparency in the licensing process.

Canadian land-based games developer DEQ Systems has settled a lawsuit filed by Las Vegas-based Talisman Group regarding an alleged breach of the companies’ strategic alliance relating to the EZ Baccarat table game.

Leading Italian operator and service provider Microgame has had a number of brands operating skins on its People’s Network shut down and assets seized as part of a major crackdown on an illegal gambling ring in Italy with links to organised crime.

Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson’s Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling has lined up a number of former senators and congressional staffers to lobby lawmakers in support of the Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA).

The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) has filed papers in the country’s federal court accusing three subsidiaries of gaming operator Tabcorp of failing to comply with anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing laws.

A draft amendment to Poland’s online gaming laws that will allow foreign operators to enter the market is one step away from being passed into law after it was approved by the Senate, the upper chamber of the country’s Parliament.