Online: Casino & Gaming Internal Controls (SOLD OUT)


Mar. 18, 2021, 1pm to 5pm

Office/Remote Location

A globe with multiple flags on it.


This seminar provides an in-depth understanding of the complexities of auditing casinos & developing effective internal controls.

Agenda Topics

Session #1 Internal Control Concepts - Gaming Topics

  • Review some common types of controls applicable to businesses in general
  • Review some specific internal controls for the gaming industry
  • Talk about the pitfalls and limitations of internal controls
  • Talk about the ways we regulators address control requirements and respond to new risks

Session #2 Internal Control Concepts – Non-Gaming Topics

  • Review some common types of controls applicable to businesses in general
  • Talk about the regulator’s involvement in non-gaming areas
  • Understand some common anti-fraud controls for non-gaming areas

Session #3 Audit Performance – Planning & Documentation

  • Audit planning
  • Materiality and sampling
  • Attribute and Substantive Sampling
  • Risk based audits
  • Documentation

Session #4 Audit and Emerging Issues

  • Learning to scan the horizon to see what is coming
  • Discussing resources to ensure your audits aren’t performed unarmed
  • Giving yourself and your team the confidence to audit well
  • Working with your auditees to gain knowledge to work together effectively
  • External teams and CPAs

Session #5 Credit and Collections

  • Definitions
  • Regulatory concerns
  • Important control policies

Educational Partners:

Kim McCabe-Ward, Senior Vice President Compliance at Maverick Gaming & founder of KMC, LLC has over 24 years in the gaming and hospitality industry. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS). Her experience includes VP of Internal Audit for Caesars, over 13 years with Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVSC) in various executive positions and six years with Nevada Gaming Control Board. Kim has been a presenter at AML Conferences in the U.S. and Beijing, NV Society of CPAs, National Indian Gaming Assoc., American Bar Association and many webinars.



Admission Information

This event will provide practical information for any highly regulated industry on best practices for establishing and auditing internal controls.

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.