St. Tammany Parish, LA – Community Impact Assessment

St. Tammany Parish, LA – Community Impact Assessment

Convergence Strategy Group was retained by St. Tammany Corporation to conduct a Community Impact Study with regard to the potential development of the Camellia Bay Resort Casino and Marina adjacent to Lake Pontchartrain in Slidell.  Evaluated were the potential range of impacts that the large resort casino project could have on Slidell, the surrounding community and St. Tammany Parish…

Tinley Park, Illinois – Racetrack Casino Preliminary Feasibility Study and Socio-Economic Impact Assessment

Tinley Park, Illinois – Racetrack Casino Preliminary Feasibility Study and Socio-Economic Impact Assessment

CSG served the Village of Tinley Park, Illinois in assessing the potential development of a racetrack casino on a brownfield site located in the center of the municipality.  Subsequent to the State of Illinois’ announcement of new casino and racetrack casino licenses, CSG evaluated the northeast Illinois gaming market in terms of competition and its state of…

Poipet, Cambodia – Valuation Analysis

Poipet, Cambodia – Valuation Analysis

Dr. Fisher provided a market analysis and an impact on valuation estimate for Donaco International’s DNA Star Vegas casino resort in Poipet, Cambodia, providing expert witness services for litigation against a former manager alleged to have breached an operating agreement.  The analysis outlined how the revenues and expenses, and their structures, changed for the resort since the end…

Southern California: Native American Resort Casino

Southern California: Native American Resort Casino

Convergence Strategy Group performed a casino gaming market assessment and hotel market assessment for a confidential Native American Tribe located in Southern California.  The highly competitive environment was assessed in terms of supply and demand for casino gaming as well as facility amenities such as hotel rooms and luxury suites, resort pools, entertainment, food and…

Kentucky: Historical Horse Racing Machine Casino Assessment

Kentucky: Historical Horse Racing Machine Casino Assessment

As a sub-consultant for an advisory firm, Dr. Fisher performed a racing and gaming market assessment evaluating for two alternative locations of proposed racino development in Kentucky. The analysis considered the gaming sides of the operation (historical horse racing machines), which would be competing against full-scale casino operations in neighboring states, as well as other…

Indoor Waterpark Assessment

Indoor Waterpark Assessment

For a large-scale integrated resort developer, Convergence Strategy Group assessed the potential for an indoor waterpark at a major tourist destination on the East Coast of the United States.  The current and future competitive supply of waterparks was evaluated in terms of facility offerings and existing market demand.  CSG built a custom forecast model to…

New Mexico Racing Commission: Feasibility Study of a 6th Racetrack and Casino License

New Mexico Racing Commission: Feasibility Study of a 6th Racetrack and Casino License

Convergence Strategy Group was engaged by the New Mexico Racing Commission to evaluate the potential net revenues, racing industry impacts, economic impacts, and societal impacts of adding a sixth racino to the state. In all, CSG fairly evaluated the merits of bids from six different operators, each of which proposed a different building program, amenity…

Japan – Integrated Resort Market Assessments

Japan – Integrated Resort Market Assessments

As a sub-consultant to Spectrum Gaming Group, Dr. Fisher has provided market assessments and cash flow forecasts for several major international casino resort operators contemplating integrated resort development across five different sites in Japan.  Dr. Fisher’s scope of work included analyses of various revenue forecasts, as well as sizing and positioning recommendations for the development…