Illinois – New Gaming Opportunities for Everyone (to Get Cannibalized?)

Earlier this month, the Illinois General Assembly passed legislation that paves the way for a major expansion of gaming in the state. Slots at racetracks and airports, new casinos in six new cities (including Chicago), as well as sports...

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Online Elephant in the Room

By: Suzanne P. Leckert, AICP Excerpts from article published in iGaming Business North America Since my last article for iGB North America in August 2018, sports betting fervor in the United States has only increased. To date, 32 states (probably more...

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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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Integrated Resorts in Japan: When, Where, and How Much?

The Japan Gaming Congress packed the conference room at the Conrad Tokyo this week with more than 500 attendees, many of which showed enthusiasm that the Diet will pass the Integrated Resort gaming bill in June. If this happens...

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Coming Full-Circle: Japan Gaming Congress 2018

Japan Gaming Congress starts next week in Tokyo, coinciding with a busy legislative season (ending June 20) that is tackling several issues relating to Integrated Resorts (“IRs”). On April 27 a consensus was reached between the ruling coalition of...

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