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Audit and Accounting Guide

Gaming 2018



1. Auflage Februar 2019
432 Seiten, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-948306-09-6
John Wiley & Sons

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Most of the accounting and financial reporting practices of entities undertaking gaming or gaming-related activities (collectively referred to as "gaming entities") are essentially the same as those of other industries. However, some activities of gaming entities are unique.

Developed by leading experts, this guide delivers "how-to" strategies for handling audit and accounting issues common to entities in the gaming industry, so accounts and financial managers can provide high-quality services to their clients. Updated for recent auditing standards, this guide summarizes new standards, guidance and practices, explaining the numerous activities specific to gaming entities and provides information regarding accounting and auditing for many types of gaming industry issues. Also included are illustrative independent auditor's reports and financial statements of both a non-governmental gaming entity and a governmental gaming entity.

Key benefits include:
* Provides important technical guidance, summarizes new standards and practices, and delivers how-to advice for handling audit and accounting issues that will be critical to your success.
* Offers clear and practical guidance on recent developments in areas such as online gaming and governmental gaming entities.
* Includes helpful industry coverage of the New Jersey Casino Redevelopment Authority, currency transaction reporting in the gaming industry, the tribal gaming industry, lotteries, and analytical procedures and internal controls unique to the gaming industry.
* Includes an appendix that highlights FASB ASU No. 2014-09, Revenue from Contracts with Customers (Topic 606).
* Includes an appendix that contains the finalized revenue recognition implementation issues specific to gaming entities.

1 Industry Overview 01-46

Gaming in the United States 01-24

Casino Gaming 01-09

Native American Gaming 10-11

Lotteries 12-16

Other Gaming 17-24

Regulation and Oversight 25-37

Brief Descriptions of the Games 38-46

Table Games 39

Card Games 40

Slot Machines 41-42

Keno 43

Bingo 44

Race and Sports Betting 45

Online Real Money Gaming 46

2 Guide Scope and Applicability 01-04

3 Overview of Gaming and Gaming Related Revenue 01-42

Introduction 01-13

Overview of Transactions in the Casino and the Casino Cage 14-42

Overview of Table Game Transactions 14-32

Overview of Incentive Programs in the Gaming Industry 33-42

4 Jackpot Liabilities 01-10

Background 01

Summary of Selected Accounting Literature 02

Types of Jackpots for Purposes of Accounting for Jackpot Liabilities 03-07

Accounting for Jackpots 08-10

5 Participation and Similar Arrangements 01-09

Background 01-03

Summary of Selected Accounting Literature 04

Analysis of Lease Criteria for Various Pricing Arrangements 05

Conclusions and Income Statement Presentation 06-09

6 Loyalty and Incentive Programs 01-29

Summary of Selected Accounting Literature 01

General Description of, and Accounting for, Loyalty and Incentive Programs 02-12

Discretionary Incentive Programs 03-08

Nondiscretionary Incentive Programs 09-12

Specific Accounting for Various Discretionary Incentives 13-16

Free Play Offered Other Than Through Loyalty Programs 13

Cash or Cash Equivalents Offered Other Than Through Loyalty Programs 14-15

Complimentaries Offered Other Than Through Loyalty Programs 16

Specific Accounting for Various Nondiscretionary Incentives 17-28

Free Play Offered Through Nondiscretionary Loyalty Programs 17-19

Cash or Cash Equivalents Offered Through Nondiscretionary Loyalty Programs 20-21

Complimentaries Offered Through Nondiscretionary Loyalty Programs 22-26

Nondiscretionary Loyalty Programs in Which Customers Have the Option of Choosing Multiple Types of Incentives 27

Incentive Programs That Provide Customers With Designated Status Without Entitling Customers to Any Economic Benefits 28

Financial Statement Disclosures 29

7 Gaming License, Project Development, and Preopening and Start-Up Costs 01-15

Background 01-02

Summary of Selected Accounting Literature 03

Costs to Obtain a Gaming License 04-11

Project Development Costs 12-13

Preopening and Start-Up Costs 14-15

8 Managing Properties for Third Parties 01-21

Background 01-04

Summary of Selected Accounting Literature 05-06

Accounting by the Gaming Entity Managing the Third Party Owned Property 07-15

Gaming Entity's Costs Prior to Obtaining the Management Agreement 07-11

Gaming Entity's Costs Related to an Existing Management Agreement 12-14

Financial Statement Classification of Amounts Paid on Behalf of the Managed Property 15

Accounting by the Managed Property 16-19

Disclosures 20-21

9 Guarantees 01-29

Introduction 01

Summary of Selected Accounting Literature 02-27

Initial Recognition and Measurement of the Guarantee 04-13

Income Statement Effect at Initial Recognition 14

Classification of the Contract or Customer Acquisition Cost 15

Subsequent Measurement of the Liability 16-22

Subsequent Measurement of the Asset 23-27

Financial Statement Disclosures 28-29

Applicability of FASB ASC 810, Consolidation 29

10 Long-Lived Assets 01-21

Introduction 01

Summary of Selected Accounting Literature 02-20

Long-Lived Assets to Be Held and Used 03

Triggering Events 04-06

Grouping Long-Lived Assets to Be Held and Used and Related Issues 07-12

Estimates of Future Cash Flows Used to Test a Long-Lived Asset for Recoverability 13-20

Asset Retirement Obligations 21

11 Other Accounting Topics 01-28

Intangible Assets Acquired in a Business Combination 01-04

Jackpot Insurance 05-13

Background 05-07

Characteristics of Jackpot Insurance Policies 08-10

Accounting for Jackpot Insurance 11-13

Gaming Chips and Tokens Liabilities 14-18

Racetrack Fees 19-23

Background 19-21

Accounting for Racetrack Fees 22-23

Segment Reporting 24-26

Uniforms and Other Long-Lived Assets 27

Deferred Income Taxes for Casinos 28

12 Governmental Gaming Entities 01-22

Background 01

GAAP Hierarchy for Governmental Gaming Entities 02-04

Summary of Selected Accounting Literature 05

Basic Financial Statements and Required Supplementary Information 06-12

Resource Flows Between Governmental Gaming Entities and Sponsoring Governments 13-15

Allocation of Assets and Liabilities Within the Financial Reporting Entity 16

Impairment of Capital Assets 17-22

Segment Reporting 22

13 General Auditing Considerations 01-193

Introduction 01-04

Terms of Engagement 05-10

Opening Balances--Initial Audit Engagements, Including Reaudit Engagements 11

An Audit of Financial Statements 12-24

Planning the Audit 14-16

Audit Risk 17-22

Use of Assertions in Obtaining Audit Evidence in the Assessment of Risks of Material Misstatement 23-24

Materiality 25-31

Understanding the Entity and Its Environment and Assessing the Risks of Material Misstatement 32-40

Discussion Among the Audit Team 39

Industry Risk Factors 40

Related Parties 41-44

Responsibilities of the Auditor 43-44

Risk Assessment Procedures 45-47

Designing and Performing Further Audit Procedures 48-54

Identification of Significant Risks 52

Analytical Procedures Used in Risk Assessment 53-54

Understanding of Internal Control 55-64

IT Considerations 65-72

Consideration of Fraud in a Financial Statement Audit 73-111

Introduction 73-75

Professional Skepticism 76-77

Discussion Among the Engagement Team 78-81

Incentives or Pressures 82-84

Opportunities 85-86

Attitudes and Rationalizations 87

Misappropriation of Assets 88-91

Risk Assessment Procedures and Related Activities 92-95

Identification and Assessment of the Risks of Material Misstatement Due to Fraud 96-99

Responses to the Assessed Risks of Material Misstatement Due to Fraud 100-102

Evaluation of Audit Evidence 103-107

Auditor Unable to Continue the Engagement 108

Communications to Management and With Those Charged With Governance109-110

Documentation 111

Consideration of Laws and Regulations 112-117

Responsibility for Compliance With Laws and Regulations 113-117

Audit Performance and Execution 118-126

Designing and Performing Further Audit Procedures 118-126

Timing of Audit Procedures 127-130

Analytical Procedures Used in Audit Performance 131-135

Audit Documentation 136-143

Timely Preparation of Audit Documentation 139-142

Assembly and Retention of the Final Audit File 143

Auditor's Consideration of Using the Work of Internal Auditors 144

Using the Work of Other Specialists 145-149

Evaluation of Misstatements Identified During the Audit 150-151

Written Representations 152-160

Written Representations as Audit Evidence 153-160

Communication With Those Charged With Governance 161-166

Auditor's Consideration of Going Concern 167-182

Risk Assessment Procedures and Related Activities 171-172

Additional Audit Procedures 173-174

Consideration of Conditions and Events 175-176

Auditor Conclusions 177-180

Communicate With Those Charged With Governance 181

Documentation 182

Group Audit Engagements 183-188

Definition of a Component 186-187

Group Audit Technical Practice Aid 188

Other Information, Supplementary Information, and Required Supplementary Information 189-193

14 Special Auditing Considerations 01-52

Cash Balances and Revenue Cutoff 02-06

Components of Cage Accountability 03-04

Cage Procedures 05-06

Tests of Accountability 07-13

Cutoff Procedures 14-22

Table Games 16-17

Slot Machines 18-19

Other Games 20-22

Online Gaming 23

Drop and Count Procedures 24-27

Receivables 28-31

Background 28-31

External Confirmation of Gaming Receivables 32-45

Mail Circularization 42

Oral Responses 43-44

Alternative Procedures When No Reply Is Received 45

Branch Offices 46

Allowance for Doubtful Accounts 47-52

Special Considerations for New Gaming Operations 49

Unannounced Audit Procedures 50-52

15 Internal Control 01-53

Introduction 01-08

Gaming Internal Control Considerations 09

Granting and Control of Credit 10-15

Approval of Credit Lines and Maintenance of Credit Files 10

Issuance of Credit 11-12

Recording of Credit Transactions 13

Custody of Markers 14-15

Bingo 16-19

Cage 20-22

Card Games 23-25

Gaming Tournaments 26

Information Technology 27-30

Keno 31-34

Lotteries 35-37

Promotions and Incentive Programs 38

Race and Sports Book (for Computerized Systems) 39-43

Slot Machines 44-49

Table Games 50-53

16 Analytical Procedures 01-12

Introduction 01-04

Types of Analytical Procedures 05-12

Table Games and Poker 10-12


A Category B Guidance

B The New Revenue Recognition Standard: FASB ASC 606

C Illustrative Financial Statements

D Illustrative Guidance When Accounting for Guarantees

E The New Jersey Casino Reinvestment Development Authority

F Currency Transaction Reporting in the Gaming Industry

G Rules of the Games

H Overview of Statements on Quality Control Standards

I The New Leases Standard: FASB ASC 842

J Revenue Recognition Implementation Issues

K Schedule of Changes Made to the Text from the Previous Edition


Index of Pronouncements and Other Technical Guidance

Subject Index
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