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GSPC Watercooler Session October 2022: Certified Gaming Compliance Specialist Training

October 25, 2022 | Virtual

What

Training and Education are central to an effective compliance/AML program. The Casino and Gaming industry is unique in that staff from all levels of the organization have significant roles and responsibilities in in detecting, escalating, and reporting suspicious activity. The Association of Certified Gaming Compliance Specialists was created in 2022 by industry and AML experts to develop a certification and continuous professional development resources specifically tailored for those in the industry.

The Certified Gaming Compliance Specialist (CGCS) is a self-study exam-based certification which covers 56 modules of content specifically selected to meet the needs of individuals working in the casino gaming compliance sector. Modules include:

This session will introduce the audience to the Association of Certified Gaming Compliance Specialists, explore the certification, and discuss other training and development opportunities.

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Presenter

Ian Messenger

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When

October 25, 2022 - 10:30AM to 11:55AM PST

Free Virtual Event

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Who We Are

Who We Are

The GSPC is a not-for-profit organization representing major gaming organizations from British Columbia to Nova Scotia. Our goal is to facilitate the safety, security and integrity of the Canadian gaming industry as well as to provide a forum and platform for members to communicate, educate and share best practices.

The GSPC is the voice of the gaming industry with regard to matters falling within its mandate. GSPC’s advice and leadership has been sought out in numerous venues, including appearances before the Senate Committee on the subject of Single Event Sport Wagering, representation on the federal Department of Finance’s Public/Private Sector Advisory Committee with regard to Anti-Money Laundering regulation, the Canadian Gaming Summit’s Security and Surveillance Education Program, cooperative efforts with the Canadian Gaming Association, and contributing articles to the Canadian Gaming Business Magazine on security, safety and integrity related matters.

Our commitment to excellence and leadership has resulted in significant advances in gaming security and operational efficiencies that are sure to continue into the future.

Become a Member

Become a Member

In order to become a member of GSPC, a person must be employed in a security-related function by a provincial governmental gaming organization, or by a commercial gaming operator under contract to a provincial governmental gaming organization. A security-related function includes, but is not limited to: Physical; Information Security; Surveillance; Investigations; Compliance; Risk Management.

Membership may also be granted to a person who is employed in a security-related function who works for commercial operators· licensed by a provincial gaming regulator to operate gaming premises and/or deliver gaming products.

Gaming fields are generally recognized as being: Casinos, Lotteries, Video lottery terminals, On-line gaming, Slot operations, or any other activities related to gaming.

New members must be nominated by a current member of the GSPC.

Join our team of senior managers and executives from virtually all of the major gaming jurisdictions as we aim to enhance casino gaming, lottery ticket systems, video lottery networks and internet gaming.

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