PODCAST: How it all happened in Danville, Virginia

When the State of Virginia legalized casinos for five economically distressed cities last year, Danville was the only city that went through a request for proposal process to find a developer for a casino in that town. The city...

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City of Danville, Virginia Selects Caesars Entertainment

The City of Danville, Virginia has selected and is in negotiations with its preferred casino gaming operator, Caesars Entertainment. We applaud the leadership and hard work of Danville’s Mayor, City Council, City Manager, previous and Interim Directors of Economic...

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G2E Presentation: Demographic and Psychographic Analytics

On Thursday, October 17, 2019, Convergence Strategy Group Managing Partner Suzanne Leckert and Tribal Gaming Services' Joseph Witterschein led a discussion on Understanding Your Customers Through Demographic and Psychographic Analytics at the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada. ...

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Reflections on Our First Year in Business

Nothing can truly prepare you for some of life’s major milestones.  First job, first house, first child, first start-up . . .  At Convergence Strategy Group, we are celebrating one year in business and I’m taking a moment to...

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Life-Long Learning (or what I’ve learned recently)

Keeping up with the latest research, trends, and technology can be exhausting in any industry.  From time to time, I am guilty of allowing myself to get so busy with work, that continuing education is put on the back...

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Sports Betting Success Indicators: Consumer Behaviors

Fresh off the heels of some great discussions on sports betting over the weekend, I’ve put together a few quick graphics that shed some light on the potential for the legalized sports betting market.  Utilizing proprietary consumer behavior data,...

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A Few of Our Favorite Things . . .

At Convergence Strategy Group, we are a team of lifelong learners.  We are always seeking more information, better ways of doing things, and insights from across the globe.  In the spirit of the holidays, Convergence Strategy Group would like...

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The Path Toward Sports Betting for Native American Tribes

If you read the news, it appears that the entire United States gaming industry is obsessed with sports betting.  Hungry for new product offerings and approaches, operators see the potential that sports betting has to produce new revenue streams. ...

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Traffic Patterns and their Impact on Project Success

As real estate professionals have repeated for years, “location, location, location”.  When our clients begin the process of planning large and small-scale development projects, the location is generally a given.  A parcel may already be owned, and our client...

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No New Casinos in the Philippines???

This past Tuesday, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte fired the board and management of the Nayong Pilipino Foundation because he was unhappy with the lack of a public bid process and the resulting license terms for the Landing International casino...

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