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Gaming Overview


Recognizing the complexities surrounding the gaming industry are unique, RubinBrown has established a dedicated group to serve these organizations. RubinBrown is recognized as a leader in the gaming industry and currently serves clients spanning across the nation.

As one of the largest public accounting firms in the region, our team is experienced in providing a comprehensive range of services and close personal attention to our clients. RubinBrown’s experienced gaming services professionals possess high levels of industry experience, as well as the tools essential to serve all types of gaming organizations.

The ever-changing marketplace presents organizations with endless opportunities for success, but also drives them to continuously look for innovative ways to remain ahead of the competition. We work closely with clients to provide new ideas, approaches, analyses and best practice recommendations to add value to their operations.

To stay current on issues involving the gaming industry, members of the Gaming Services Group are officers and members who regularly attend and speak at industry conferences and functions.

Assurance & Accounting Services

RubinBrown offers a full spectrum of traditional accounting and assurance services. As part of our engagements, we offer a unique report designed for your business. Our ViewPoints includes benchmarking information, advice for improving controls, an evaluation of accounting and tax issues, process improvement opportunities and much more.

  • Audits, reviews and compilations of financial statements
  • Preparation of comprehensive management letters
  • Agreed-upon procedures
  • Audits of pension and 401(k) plans

 

Tax Compliance & Consulting Services

Beyond simply handling your tax compliance needs, RubinBrown will help you capitalize on tax-saving opportunities, giving your business a competitive advantage.

Tax Compliance

  • Preparation of forms 990 and 990-T
  • Federal, state and local tax preparation
  • Internal Revenue Service examinations
  • Real estate and personal property tax
  • Ongoing compliance and consulting
  • Asset classification
  • Cost segregation analysis
  • Valuation review and assessment challenge
  • Litigation support

Sales & Use Tax Services

  • Nexus (filing) requirements
  • Voluntary disclosure negotiation
  • Planning and structuring
  • Sales and use tax refund review
  • Examination representation
  • Employment taxes
  • Consultation and compliance
  • Policies and procedures development and implementation
  • Tax credits
  • Examination representation

 

Business Advisory Services

We assist both public and private companies with value-added consulting services:

Enterprise Risk Management & Internal Audit

  • Risk assessments and internal audits
  • Sarbanes-Oxley compliance
  • Internal control and operational reviews
  • Policy and procedure development and documentation
  • Corporate compliance audits
  • Forensic accounting

Financial Reporting

  • SEC financial reporting
  • IPO, merger and acquisition assistance
  • Business valuation
  • Financial forecasts, projections and budgeting assistance
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Financing analysis and assistance
  • Lost profit calculation and litigation support
  • Profit improvement and statistical comparison analysis
  • Market feasibility and economic impact studies

Information Technology Audit

  • Payment card industry (PCI) data security standards review
  • Information privacy review (Gramm-Leach-Bliley)
  • IT risk assessment/planning
  • IT audit project management
  • General computer control review
  • ERP and application audit
  • System implementation controls design
  • Pre- and post-implementation review
  • IT security assessment
  • IT policy and procedure development and integration

Information Technology Consulting Services

  • MAS90 and Great Plains implementation, support and training
  • Experience with POS and retail operating experiences
  • Retail and Pro Shop inventory management implementation
  • System procedures and controls consulting
  • Integration with operating systems and general ledger packages

Gaming

  • Regulatory compliance audits
  • Title 31 compliance
  • Operational reviews and consulting
  • Adjusted gross receipts (AGR) audits

Miscellaneous

  • Franchise audits and related agreed upon procedures
  • Vote tabulation
  • Inventory controls and procedures analysis

 

2018 Gaming Statistics

Welcome to the 2018 edition of RubinBrown’s Gaming Statistics publication, which provides a comprehensive review of the United States gaming industry. This publication includes statistical data from over 1,000 gaming operations, spanning 40 states and incorporating all four of the U.S. gaming segments we track – commercial casinos, iGaming, limited stakes gaming and tribal casinos.

Overall, the collective gaming industry grew at an annual rate of 4.1% this year (eight years of consecutive growth), with all four segments growing at a rate faster than both the U.S. inflation rate of 2.1% and annual real GDP of 2.3%.