Gaming Security, Enforcement, and Investigations
All gaming jurisdictions, both land based and online, face serious challenges around the area of enforcement and investigations. Today, especially in the post COVID19 environment, it is critical to look at both the fundamentals of gaming enforcement along with the latest policing and investigation issues facing gaming organizations. The International Center for Gaming Regulation provides this half-day intensive seminar on current best practices and challenges.
Agenda: Gaming Security, Enforcement, and Investigations
Illegal Gambling & Emerging Online Trends in AML – Amanda Gore
- Land based and online markets
- International case studies
- Online casino risks, payment methods, and AML
Cyber Crime and Cyber Security - Rick Alwine
- Cyber security as an integral part of compliance and enforcement efforts
- Best practices in combating ransomware
Principles of Surveillance – William Joseph
- Skills needed for good surveillance managers and employees
- Baseline protocols needed to protect a casino's team members, customers and assets
- Patron Disputes
- Gaming Employee Screening
- Regulatory Investigations
- Sports Betting
- Aspects of Quality Investigations
This is a live online presentation. For best results and engagement, please use a computer with a camera, headphones, and microphone.
Amanda Gore is a forensic accountant by background with over twenty years experience working on financial crime investigations and compliance matters. She has held positions with Deloitte Forensic and Dispute Services in the Cayman Islands, New York, and New Zealand, worked in law enforcement in New Zealand for the Inland Revenue Department and the Financial Regulator "FMA" enforcement function, and run her own Swiss company supporting UK-based litigation.
She has also held positions as the Deputy Director General for the Botswana Anti-Corruption Agency, and as a Director for Standard Chartered Bank in Singapore developing the global AML training agenda and the newly created financial intelligence function for the Asian region. More recently, Amanda worked for UNODC in Kenya establishing a new financial investigations work-stream for the Wildlife and Forest Programme across Africa, Asia, and Latin America. She now runs her own organization C4GA focusing on money flows and money laundering vulnerabilities with a specific focus on the environment and casinos, both land-based and online.
Rick Alwine has been a Special Agent with the FBI for over 17 years. He spent 15 years of his career in and around metropolitan Washington, DC, fighting cybercrime. He has been involved in several impactful take-downs to include Silk Road, Mega-upload, and Exposed. Special Agent Alwine has also been involved in far-lesser-known National Security cyber operations.
He has an undergraduate degree in computer science and a graduate degree in computer forensics. Special Agent Alwine was transferred to Las Vegas about two years ago and now focuses mainly on criminal cyber intrusions and outreach efforts.
William Joseph has been the Director of Surveillance at Westgate Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada for over eight years. Prior to working at the Westgate Resort and Casino, William worked in surveillance and surveillance training for the Cosmopolitan Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. In his spare time, William is an instructor for the College of Southern Nevada and for the UNLV International Center for Gaming Regulation.
Jeremy Wolff is an Agent in Charge with the Investigations section of the Colorado Division of Gaming. He began his 25-year law enforcement career in 1997, after proudly serving in the United State Marine Corps. Jeremy started as a State Trooper with the Colorado State Patrol before moving to the Colorado Division of Gaming in 2002.
Jeremy spent six years as a Gaming Investigator, nine years as a Supervisory Investigator, and currently holds the position of Agent in Charge for the Division's Central City office. His team handles regulation and enforcement duties covering the casinos in Central City and Black Hawk. Jeremy has extensive training and experience dealing with Colorado law, gaming regulation, surveillance systems, interview/interrogation, and forged ID detection. He has been involved in updating several gaming rules and internal controls, and he helps educate casino employees on the function and expectations of the Division. Jeremy works closely with casino management regarding casino operations and gaming compliance.
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The International Center for Gaming Regulation is one of three research centers within the International Gaming Institute, on the campus of UNLV. The Center's mission is to promote research and learning in the areas of gaming regulation in jurisdictions around the world.