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UNLV - International Gaming Institute

Stan Fulton Building - #220 Classroom

801 East Flamingo Road

Las Vegas, NV 89154

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This three-day course provides attendees with an in-depth understanding of contemporary issues and challenges relating to the effective regulation or restriction and prohibition of i-gaming. The program is a blend of traditional classroom style learning, cases studies, and experiential exercises led by i-gaming experts.


DAY ONE

i-Gaming Public Policies & Legislation: Understanding the drivers behind legislation and regulation and how public policies, politics, culture and laws determine, influence and inform the legislative and regulatory process.

Regulation & Licensing Framework: An overview of different regulatory frameworks/models and identification of the key components of an effective i-gaming framework for regulation or restriction and prohibition.

i-Gaming Terminology, Products, Platforms & Providers: An overview of key components including customers, products, and platforms. Additional review of i-Gaming operator organizational structure.

Pre-Licensing Investigations of iGaming Companies and Vendors: Best practices for conducting investigations into legal entities seeking an i-Gaming license, including affiliated entities and vendors.

DAY TWO

i-Gaming Transactions, Internal Control Systems and Operating Practices: Understanding gaming transactions and game results, as well as how licensees translate regulatory obligations into operating practices for regulatory review, audit and approval.

Financial Statements & Budgetary Forecasts:
Overview of financial statements, budgets and forecasts and liability controls associated with iGaming operations, and basic analytical approaches.

Marketing & Promoting i-Gaming:
Understanding marketing and advertising best practices, including: advertising, the role of ‘affiliates’ responsible marketing.

Technology in the i-Gaming Environment:
Understanding the need for technical standards and testing.

DAY THREE

Age Verification, Banking and Payments, Geo Location & Player Identification: Understanding mechanisms for customer due diligence.

Anti-Money Laundering (AML) & Counter Terrorism Financing (CFT): International obligations, AML/CTF laws and regulations, suspicious transactions, formal disclosures and record keeping.

Responsible Gaming, Player Protection & Social Responsibility: An examination of international best practice and local initiatives. Also a review of the components of ensuring a fair and objective gaming experience.

Supervision, Inspection, Audit & Enforcement: Building an effective audit and inspection framework for the i-Gaming environment.


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Who can attend this event?

Gaming regulators, policy makers, legislators, tribal & state leaders, gaming attorneys, professional services personnel, and gaming operators or industry are all welcome to attend this program.

What is included in the registration fee?

The fee includes all classroom materials and a certificate of completion from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. A continental breakfast, lunch, and afternoon refreshments each day will also be provided. All other expenses, including airfare, ground transportation, evening meals and incidentals are the responsibility of the participant.

Are there recommended accommodations?

In addition to the large number of hotels located on the Las Vegas Strip, a number of participants choose to stay at nearby off-strip hotels.

Is transportation or parking available?

We encourage participants to arrive either by taxi, Uber or Lyft. However, parking passes can be reserved for a limited number of spaces on the UNLV campus.

What is the attire for the program?

The attire is business casual.

What is the refund policy?

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. The International Center for Gaming Regulation is not responsible for any travel and related expenses or other expenses incurred by any participant due to a course cancellation.

2. A service fee of Twenty Percent (20%) will apply to all participant initiated cancellations received three (3) weeks prior to the event.

3. A service fee of Fifty Percent (50%) will apply to all participant initiated cancellations received two (2) weeks (14 days or less) prior to the event. In the event you need to cancel, you may substitute another person to attend in your place. However, you will need to inform us in writing no later than two (2) business days prior to the start of the event.

4. 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 4 weeks for processing.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

For additional questions, please contact Robert Horgan, Operations Director, International Center for Gaming Regulation: robert.horgan@unlv.edu or (702) 895-2445

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