Types of Training Events
This course is an introductory level training for gaming regulators, commissioners, tribal leadership, and gaming industry personnel interested in the responsibilities of regulating a tribal government gaming facility.
Indian Gaming Regulatory ActAn Introduction This course will discuss the introduction of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act. The history of Indian Gaming.
Tribal Gaming Regulatory AgencyPurpose, Functions and Structures This course will provide an overview of the standard functions of your regulatory agency.
Anatomy of a Gaming MachineThis course will discuss the various parts of a slot machine, some of the regulations for those parts, and the reasoning while these regulations exist and what they mean.
Gaming Compacts & Compact ComplianceThis session will provide an overview of gaming compacts with states and the processes of complying to those compacts through regulation
Basic Principles of Casino AccountingThe different Accounting functions in a Casino, Types of Financial Statements, AICPA Audit and Accounting Guide, Gaming, What makes Casino Accounting different? Red Flag indicators, financial-related
Auditing: Financial AuditsWhat is an audit?, What is in a financial audit report? Sample Financial Statements for a Tribal Casino, What financial auditors do when they perform an audit, What are Agreed-Upon Procedures? What types of agreed-upon procedures are performed for a Tribal Casino?
What's the Big Deal - MICsAn introduction to the Minimum Internal Control Standards outlined in IGRA
Managing a Tribal Gaming Regulatory AuthorityThis course examines the many challenges faced by the Regulator in the day-to-day, year-to-year management of a tribal gaming agency. Topics include agency organization, staff administration and oversight, strategic planning, budgetary management, agency-to-government communication, agency self-evaluation, and tips for avoiding common political pitfalls associated with the regulation of Indian gaming.
Introduction to Enforcement ActionsThis course will examine the various steps of enforcment, it will discss compliance, non compliance and violtions.
Rules of the Games – Classification of GamesThis class will discuss the classification of games under the Indian Gaming Rgulatory Act.
Journey of SubmissionThis course will go over how a submission starts at a test laboratory. We will discuss what is required for a submission, go over some of the regulations for testing, what testing a laboratory will do, and what the information on a report means. By the end, attendees will have a general knowledge of testing practices by test laboratories.
Employment Issues for Regulators
Tribal Sovereign Immunity and The Gaming RegulatorThis course examines the fundamental principles of Tribal Sovereign Immunity and its affect on tribal commercial activities, tribal officials, civil jurisdiction, and the regulation of Indian gaming.
Licensing: Key Employees & Primary OfficialsThis course examines the statutory and regulatory basis for licensing Key Employees and Primary Management Officials as an industry requirement, as well as various components of background investigations, suitability determinations, NIGC submissions, and the ongoing regulation of licensees.
Effective Regulatory WritingThis course examines various tools to help the Regulator identify proper format, structure, content, and tone for various types of regulatory and administrative writings, with the goal of crafting clean, compelling, and effective written communications for specific audiences and purposes.
Licensing: Vendors & FacilitiesThis course examines principles and methods of licensing gaming and non-gaming providers of casino goods and services, whether by statutory mandate, compact requirement, or industry best practices. The course also discusses various aspects of licensing gaming facilities, including public health and safety standards, facility inspections, and ongoing facility maintenance.
Internal Auditing-What's Required & How it Should Be ApproachedWhat is Internal Audit?, What are the steps in performing Internal Audit?, Risk Assessments, Red Flag Warnings, Differences between Regulations for Class II and Class III Gaming, Minimum requirements and sampling, Report writing techniques
Financial Controls & Accounting StandardsFinancial Statements for a Tribal Casino, Common internal control weaknesses in Accounts Payable and Payroll, Accounting Standards for Tribal Casinos, Common internal control weaknesses in Accounts Payable and Payroll
Roles of Surveillance Cheats & ScamsThis course will examine various types of cheats and scams that could happen on the gaming floor. This course is a hands on demonstration as well as lecture format.