City of Waukegan, IL – Casino Socioeconomic Impact Assessment

In 2022, Convergence Strategy Group was retained by the City of Waukegan, Illinois to evaluate the Illinois Gaming Board’s approved resort casino development for Waukegan, Full House Resorts’ American Place, including its potential social and economic impacts.  CSG independently...

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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...

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City of Richmond, VA: Comprehensive Casino Consulting Services

Convergence Strategy Group worked with the City of Richmond’s Department of Economic Development to determine the market potential for a casino resort operation in the city, assess potential community impacts, assist the City's evaluation panel in their review of...

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City of Danville, Virginia: Comprehensive Casino Selection Services

Convergence Strategy Group worked with City leadership from the initial consideration of bringing gaming to Danville, through the process of operator selection and final negotiations with its selected operator, Caesars Entertainment. The stated goal of the state legislation was to...

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New York State: Statewide and New York City Assessments

Convergence Strategy Group, as part of a large and diverse team led by Spectrum Gaming Group addressing all aspects of the gaming industry in New York for the State (from casinos to lottery, horse racing, sports betting, tax and...

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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...

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Chicago and Northern Illinois Casino Market Assessments

Convergence Strategy Group has performed market assessments for multiple potential casino sites in the Northern Illinois market, including the Chicago region.  The competitive casino environment was evaluated in terms of property performance and market share, as well as the...

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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...

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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...

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Las Vegas Strip Casino

For a private development group, CSG assessed the casino gaming market potential for a proposed Dream Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Dream Hotels, a luxury boutique hotel brand in select markets worldwide, has announced plans for a 450-room hotel...

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