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Lawyers are a cautious bunch. Given the precarious and contentious nature of the regulatory environment in so many countries, few of the world's leading law firms have really focussed on the online gaming sector. But with legal and regulatory issues again expected to take centre stage in 2010, we look at those that have to bring you a profile of the world's leading online gaming lawyers.

Lawyers are a cautious bunch. Given the precarious and contentious nature of the regulatory environment in so many countries, few of the world's leading law firms have really focussed on the online gaming sector. But with legal and regulatory issues again expected to take centre stage in 2010, we look at those that have to bring you a profile of the world's leading online gaming lawyers.

In a further twist to the long-running saga concerning the legality of Betsson's retail outlet in Stockholm, Sweden's Supreme Administrative Court has revoked the recent December 7th ruling of the Administrative Court of Appeal regarding the closure of the company's betting shop, allowing Betsson to re-open the Shopsson branded outlet until further notice.

Danish poker players have begun the new year with some cheer after the government there enacted a new law legalising land-based poker tournaments from January 1st 2010.