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Wednesday, March 25, 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

  • Room: 1B
  • Session Number:FIN101
Join us for a general overview regarding implementation issues and deadlines for recently issued accounting standards that will impact Tribal gaming operations. We’ll also discuss lease accounting implementation issues, GASB Statements and the hierarchy of accounting and auditing rules.  ...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Gemma Han
Partner
BlueBird, CPAs
Panelist
Lisa Miles
Chief Executive Officer
Lucky Eagle Casino
Panelist
Mr.  Michael Tretina
Managing Director
Deloitte & Touche LLP
Moderator
Ryan Burns
Partner
BlueBird, CPAs
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Wednesday, March 25, 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

  • Room: 1B
  • Session Number:FIN102
Tribes are in the unique position of relying on gaming revenues to fund essential services to its members, while simultaneously self-regulating those operations. Friction between the regulators and the regulated is common across Indian country, despite the common goal of protecting Tribal welfare. This panel will explore the viewpoints from... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Mr.  Adam Smith
Senior Manager
REDW LLC
Panelist
Mr  Che Downs
Director of Finance
Thunderbird Entertainment Center
Moderator
Nik Wong
Senior Manager
Wipfli LLP
Panelist
Scott Paisano
Executive Director
Isleta Gaming Regulatory Agency
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Wednesday, March 25, 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

  • Room: 1B
  • Session Number:FIN103
In this session, Cash Analytics and its impact to your operation will be discussed. The key topics to be covered include best ways to utilize your bank machines and how to analyze cash trends across your casino floor. Do you have the tools to help your casino drive profitability and... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Al Zayas
Director of Cage & Credit Ops
Pechanga Resort & Casino
Moderator
Kurt Williams
Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
Casino Cash Trac
Panelist
Steven Renfro
Business Financial Services Manager
Chickasaw Nation Department of Commerce
Panelist
Victor Newsom
VP-Product Management
Payments Solutions at Everi
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Wednesday, March 25, 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

  • Room: 1B
  • Session Number:FIN104
Over the last several years progressive casino accounting teams have shifted from spending the bulk of their time processing and entering historical data toward  analyzing the data entered, known as “continuous accounting.” During this session, you will learn tips, tricks and pitfalls to avoid when your team moves toward a... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Ms  April Bacon
Manager
Wipfli LLP
Panelist
Chris Cousins
Casino Operations Controller
Sycuan Casino Resort
Moderator
Mr  Jason Winkler
Senior Director of Tribal Business Services
Wipfli LLP
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Wednesday, March 25, 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM

  • Room: 1B
  • Session Number:FIN105
Learn how to audit the sports book and address the common areas of concern facing Tribal Gaming as we enter a new era of opportunity. This panel will show you how to ensure that casino management and regulators understand the challenges of this competitive new industry.  ...
Speaker(s)
Presenter
Mr.  Adam Smith
Senior Manager
REDW LLC
Presenter
Mr.  Anthony Gerlach
Principal
REDW LLC
Presenter
Mr.  Joe Smith CPA, CFF, CFE, CGAP
Senior Consultant
REDW LLC
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Wednesday, March 25, 4:00 PM - 4:50 PM

  • Room: 1B
  • Session Number:FIN106
Do your Casino’s financial statements raise more questions than answers? When you hear accountants and auditors speak, does it sound like a foreign language? This plain English discussion of financial reporting will include a step-by-step overview of a typical casino financial statement. If you are a Tribal Council member, Enterprise... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Presenter
Mr.  Brandon Valentini CPA
Partner
Moss Adams LLP
Presenter
Mr.  Don Greear CPA
Partner
Moss Adams LLP
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