Casino Audit: Revenue, Table Games, Slots, & Cage


May. 4, 2021, 8am to 11:30am

Office/Remote Location

A globe with multiple flags on it.


Gain an in-depth understanding of the complexities & best practices for  auditing the casino floor from a regulatory perspective.

Program Agenda

Casino financial statements and revenue:

  • Industry background
  • Overview of financial statements
  • Financial statement analysis
  • Revenue calculations

Slots controls and slot machine performance:

  • Basic concepts
  • Slot revenue calculations
  • Key internal controls
  • Why and how to analyze slot performance

Table games audit and table games performance:

  • Basic concepts
  • Table games revenue calculations
  • Key internal controls
  • Why and how to analyze table games performance

Cage and credit:

  • Basic concepts
  • Key internal controls
  • Credit

AML and KYC (know your customer):

  • AML concepts and procedures
  • AML – preventing and detecting fraud
  • KYC concepts

Education Partners

Rick Arpin Las Vegas Office Managing Partner, KPMG

Rick is a Nevada native, graduate of UNLV, and has been a licensed CPA since 1998. He began his career at Arthur Andersen serving the largest gaming companies and companies in a variety of other industries from an audit and consulting perspective. He then spent 15 years at MGM Resorts in a variety of finance capacities including Treasury, shared services, corporate finance, and development. He spent his last several years at MGM leading the corporate sports and entertainment function, where he led the development and opening of T-Mobile Arena. Rick joined KPMG in early 2020 to lead the Las Vegas office and build the firm’s capabilities and leadership in the gaming industry and the Las Vegas market.

Rick is a member of the AICPA, and served on its Financial Reporting Executive Committee and Governing Council; and the Nevada Society of CPAs, serving on the Gaming Conference Committee (and has been Chair of the Committee three times).

Additional Faculty

Carrie Valente – Managing Director – Forensic – KPMG

Carrie is a Managing Director in KPMG’s Financial Crimes & Analytics practice. She specializes in providing Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Trade Sanctions and Anti-Fraud advisory and investigative services to clients in non-banking industries such as technology, payments, gaming and retail. Carrie has over 22 years of AML experience providing a wide array of services to these clients, including compliance program assessments, program development, risk assessments, system coverage, tuning and validation exercises, remediation work, and development and delivery of targeted training.

Ada Tsai, JD - Manager Regulatory Enforcement and Compliance – KPMG

Ada is a Manager in the Los Angeles office of KPMG’s Financial Crimes & Analytics practice. She also specializes in providing AML advisory and investigative services to clients in non-banking industries such as technology and gaming clients. Ada has extensive experience assessing and enhancing companies’ AML compliance programs, through detailed AML control testing work, along with developing extensive AML control inventories, gap analysis and risk mapping foundations for such clients.

Therese Nguyen, Senior Associate

Therese is a Senior in the Internal Audit & Enterprise Risk practice. She has 10+ years experience in SOX PMO, internal audits and internal controls for clients in the technology, insurance, healthcare, and aerospace manufacturing industries. Therese has memorable experiences of Las Vegas as she is a former resident and has worked at a large gaming and hospitality group performing audits of casino gaming compliance, Title 31 AML, SOX and casino operations.



Admission Information

Additional Details

  1. In the event a course is canceled, registrants will be notified as soon as possible and receive a full refund of their registration fee.
  2. A service fee of Twenty Percent (20%) will apply to all participant initiated cancellations received three or less days prior to the event.
  3. All cancellations and refund requests must be made in writing. Refunds granted for credit card charges will be credited to the original account charged. No refunds will be given in the event of “No Shows.” Refunds may take up to 3 weeks for processing.

For additional questions, please contact Craig Ferreira, Operations and Marketing Manager, International Center for Gaming Regulation: or 702-895-2445.

Contact Information

UNLV International Center for Gaming Regulation
Craig Ferreira

External Sponsor

The International Center for Gaming Regulation is one of three research centers within the International Gaming Institute, on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The Center's mission is to promote research and learning in the areas of gaming regulation in jurisdictions around the world.