LAS VEGAS, June 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Casino Essentials and Dowling Advisory Group (DAG) are proud to announce an important keynote speaker, Thomas P. Ott from the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), for the casino industry's 9th Annual National AML Conference. Mr. Ott is the Acting Associate Director for FinCEN's Enforcement Division and oversees enforcement actions against financial institutions including casinos.
"This conference is unique in that it helps casinos understand the challenges in complying with these laws, but also provides them with practical solutions to help avoid fines and penalties," said Mindy Letourneau, Managing Director of Casino Essentials.
"Enforcement actions and civil monetary penalties for casinos and card clubs have been increasing in both their frequency and severity," said Jim Dowling, Managing Director of Dowling Advisory Group. "This conference is a unique opportunity to hear directly from FinCEN and the Department of Justice about expectations regarding Title 31 compliance."
Mr. Ott will deliver his keynote address on Wednesday, August 17 at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas where he will discuss FinCEN's expectations for the casino industry and other hot topics. M. Kendall Day, Chief of the Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section of the U.S. Department of Justice will speak on August 16.
Attendees at the 9th Annual National AML Conference which will be held August 16-18, 2016 will hear directly from law enforcement and regulators about creating an effective AML program. Each day of the conference will include presentations from government officials, regulators, and experts to help the casino industry understand the importance of building an effective AML program. For more information about the event or to register for the conference, visit www.CasinoEssentials.com/Events or call 877.811.3534 ext. 106 for more information.
About Casino Essentials:
Casino Essentials is a leading educational provider for casinos in North America, including AML and Title 31 for the gaming industry. Visit Casino Essentials at www.CasinoEssentials.com.
The Dowling Advisory Group conducts independent testing at casinos and other financial institutions to enhance their compliance programs and help avoid regulatory fines and criminal charges. To learn more, visit www.dowlingadvisorygroup.com
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