Global Trends in AML & Risks Related to Cryptocurrency in Gambling Sectors


Sep. 25, 2024, 8am to 11am
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This intensive seminar provides information and knowledge on government actions and interventions linked to the casino and gambling sector from a financial crime perspective and the associated recommendations and learning points. Additionally, we will examine the AML risks associated with the acceptance of cryptocurrencies across the gambling sector focusing on the acceptance of crypto in land-based and online casinos, explaining the crypto landscape and focusing on key learning points for regulators based on a cross-section of research into selected jurisdictions already regulating the use of crypto in the gambling sector.

Program Curriculum

Part I: Global Trends in AML regulation and enforcement
  • Financial crime risks linked to the casino sector
  • An overview of government inquiries conducted into wider the gambling sector
  • Emerging trends in regulation and enforcement
  • The rise in online casinos and illegal gambling
  • Global AML case studies in enforcement
Part II: Crypto regulation in the gambling sector and the associated AML risks

How are crypto-assets being used in the wider gambling sector?

  • An explanation of key terminology in the crypto markets
  • What are the emerging trends to regulate crypto globally?
  • What should regulators be considering in their home jurisdictions?

Attendee Learning Outcomes

  • A strategic awareness and knowledge of how AML regulation and enforcement are changing globally,
  • A foundational understanding of why AML regulation is essential for gaming operators to consider to ensure the success of their businesses.
  • A baseline understanding on regulatory best practices for implementing digital currencies.

Educational Partner

Amanda Gore

Amanda is the founder and director of the Centre for Global Advancement (C4GA) based in Nairobi, Kenya. She has worked in various financial crime roles across multiple jurisdictions over the last 20 years including UNODC in Kenya pioneering a new financial investigations workstream for wildlife crime across Africa, Asia and Latin America, Standard Chartered Bank in Singapore and as the deputy head of the Botswana Anti-Corruption Agency.

In addition, she held positions with Deloitte Forensic and Disputes in the Cayman Islands and New York along with the financial regulator and tax authority in New Zealand. She has also led her own intelligence and advisory business in Switzerland supporting investigations and asset tracing linked to global high-profile corruption and money laundering cases. Her work primarily focuses on the higher risk financial crimes including money laundering through casinos, underground money movements and the intersection between financial and environmental crimes along with emerging work on crypto regulation and enforcement in the gambling sector. She also teaches in the United States at the University of New Haven and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Additional Details

In the event a course is canceled, registrants will be notified as soon as possible and receive a full refund of their registration fee.

A service fee of Twenty Percent (20%) will apply to all participant initiated cancellations received three or less days prior to the event.

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.

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Admission Information

This course is ideal for professionals in highly regulated industries, including casino management, compliance personnel, risk management, HR or finance directors, surveillance/security team members, and gaming industry advisors. Register via Eventbrite.

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Contact Information

International Center for Gaming Regulation
Craig Ferreira


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