Clients

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What Other Are Saying About Spectrum

  • Spectrum Gaming has been our preferred consultant on several different projects. Their vast understanding of the gaming industry, coupled with their credible reputation, made Spectrum Gaming an easy choice. Spectrum always delivered their work in a timely manner and the work product was of the highest quality. We continue to engage Spectrum Gaming for counsel and advice, and plan to do so in the future.

    Michael Wilton CEO, New York Gaming Association
  • In my 25 years as a casino executive, I have relied time and time again on the insights, research and recommendations of Spectrum Gaming Group. Their reputation for reliable analytics is well-known and well-founded. From feasibility studies to economic impact reports, the business intelligence I have received from Spectrum Gaming has enabled me to drive growth and profitability for the casino resorts I represent. I believe their depth of experience in the industry would be an asset to any gaming operation and I recommend them without reservation.

    Tony Rodio President and CEO, Tropicana Entertainment Inc.
  • Working on short notice, Spectrum Gaming Group produced two reports, including a market study, that were comprehensive with supportable, conservative projections. Spectrum‘s professionals and leaders were available as needed and, again, on short notice to be here on site to meet with our staff and with government officials. They understood the unique regulatory and demographic nuances of our province and identified opportunities that might not be apparent to less experienced consultants

    Lorenzo Creighton CEO, Gateway Casinos and Entertainment Ltd.
  • "We are the only thought leader in the global gaming industry to have been honored by Inc. Magazine, which named Spectrum to the 2008, 2009, and 2014 Inc. 5000 List of the Fastest Growing Companies in the United States. In offering such recognition, Inc. Magazine noted, “A focus on integrity has allowed Spectrum to thrive.”

    Inc. Magazine
  • “The work product that the Casino Association of Indiana received was exceptional. The report has widely been distributed to stakeholders including members of the Indiana legislature, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb and his staff, the Indiana Gaming Commission, local chambers of commerce, media and business and industry leaders throughout the state. The product has proven to be reliable and the data presented in the report has quickly become a catalyst for action.”

    Matt Bell Casino Association of Indiana, President and CEO
  • “I really enjoy working with Spectrum – all of us at Centaur do. A class act and very well researched and presented reports and information.”

    Jim Brown Centaur Gaming, President and COO
  • “Clairvest has worked with – and has retained – Spectrum Gaming Group on various gaming-related matters, some of which presented enormous economic and/or political challenges. Spectrum’s experienced professionals met all these challenges successfully, regardless of the level of complexity or the pressures of a tight deadline. Spectrum has a well-earned reputation for integrity, for professionalism and for understanding all facets of the gaming industry and how it impacts public policy.”

    Jeff Parr Clairvest LLC, co-CEO and Managing Director
  • “Integrity, objectivity and professionalism are the qualities we are looking for as regulators. Those are the reasons why in our jurisdiction we choose Spectrum Gaming Group as our gaming consultant.”

    Andy Viera Gaming Division, Puerto Rico Tourism Company, then-Director,
  • “Your staff involved understood the assignment and all its implications, liaised well with our management and staff on-site, and finally produced a report which is clear, concise and fully addressed all of the issues raised.”

    Michael M. Novac Sonco Group Inc., President and CEO
  • “The administration ought to revive the proposal to reflect the findings in the independent analysis conducted by Spectrum Gaming.”

    Boston Herald
  • “[The Spectrum study] provides each side with plenty of objective analysis to consider. ... The Spectrum study makes the essential point ... The study makes a powerful case ... The report issues another important warning ... The report's authors know all the angles played by casino developers.”

    Boston Globe
  • “This [Spectrum] report should be required reading by every state official. ... [T]he report reads like a good investigative series, and takes a big-picture view.”

    Hartford Courant editorial
  • “We have retained Spectrum to help us understand the marketplaces in which we have competed for new gaming licenses, including Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Kansas City, Kansas. In each instance, they demonstrated a thorough knowledge of the gaming industry, excellent reasoning and analytics of the issues involved, and a superior work product.”

    Alex Stolyar Pinnacle Entertainment, then-Vice President of Corporate Development
  • “It was obvious to the evaluation team that ... Spectrum possessed unrivaled expertise in the nuts-and-bolts operations of regulating the casino industry.”

    Dan Kaman Ohio Department of Administrative Services, Legislative Liason and Spokesman
  • “Without doubt, the contribution of Spectrum played a major role in us meeting the very tight times to introduce this Bill, therefore accept my sincere thanks to you and your team for all of your assistance.”

    Francis C. Richardson Government of Bermuda, Ministry of Tourism Development and Transport, Permanent Secretary
  • “Spectrum has a depth of knowledge and understanding of our industry and also has the resources necessary to complete in-depth data assemblage and analysis. [We] retained Spectrum because of their reputation for integrity and the credibility that it enjoys within both industry and government circles.”

    Joseph Corbo Casino Association of New Jersey, then-President
  • “Spectrum’s comprehensive study of a proposed casino project in Europe has given our company a concise, thoughtful and independent assessment of the project’s feasibility. The care, in-depth analysis and integrity associated with the report cannot be overstated.”

    Jamie J. Berman Esquire Casinos, Principal
  • “We felt that Spectrum Gaming Group did a tremendous job, going above and beyond in providing us added value to our study. Spectrum was uniquely qualified to do this study for us by virtue of their knowledge of gaming markets, research methods, and experience.”

    Jeffrey Vasser Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Authority, then-Executive Director
  • “Spectrum did an outstanding job — the report was informative, insightful and right on the money. The report provided tribal leaders with the information that they need to evaluate Internet gaming policy and take the necessary steps to address the challenges and capitalize on the opportunities it presents to Indian country.”

    Mark Van Norman National Indian Gaming Association, then-Executive Director
  • “Mr. Pollock and his team were extremely knowledgeable about the Arizona gaming economy, the demographic and geographic impacts on casino feasibility, and the manifold factors that impacted the viability and profitability of gaming facilities in general.”

    Scot L. Klaus Dickinson Wright PLLC, Member
  • “Two years ago, the Legislature hired the independent research firm Spectrum Gaming to examine the greyhound subsidy issue, and their findings have guided our legislative work.”

    Bill Maloney West Viriginia Center for a Brighter Future, Board Member and founder; former candidate for Governor of West Virginia
  • “Spectrum provided Massachusetts a strategic and operational plan. (Chairman Steven) Crosby called it ‘a big, fat plan that takes us from soup to nuts.'"

    Tampa Tribune
  • “Spectrum has extensive experience in providing independent studies of gaming in a variety of jurisdictions, including Massachusetts, Connecticut, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, and Ohio.”

    Will Weatherford Florida House Speaker

Clients

Spectrum is regularly retained by national, state, local and tribal governments, casino operators, developers, architects, Wall Street firms, investors and law firms. Among our clients that we can disclose:

Public Sector

  • Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Authority
  • Bermuda Ministry of Tourism Development
  • British Columbia Lottery Corporation
  • Broward County, Florida
  • City of Atlantic City
  • Comm. of Financial Institutions – Puerto Rico
  • Connecticut Division of Special Revenue
  • Delaware State Lottery
  • Florida Legislature
  • Gambling Commission (UK)
  • Georgia Lottery
  • Iowa Racing & Gaming Commission
  • Jamaica Betting, Lottery & Gaming Commission
  • Jamaica Ministry of Finance
  • Kansas Racing & Gaming Commission
  • Laos Ministry of Investment and Planning
  • Maine Harness Racing Commission
  • Maryland Lottery Commission
  • Massachusetts Gaming Commission
  • Mass. Office Housing & Economic Development
  • Massachusetts State Lottery Commission
  • Netherlands Gaming Control Agency
  • NJ Casino Reinvestment Development Authority
  • NJ Division of Gaming Enforcement
  • Ohio Lottery Commission
  • Ohio Casino Control Commission
  • Pennsylvania Department of Revenue
  • Philippine Amusement & Gaming Control Corp.
  • Puerto Rico Tourism Company, Gaming Division
  • Republic of Croatia
  • Rhode Island Lottery
  • Rostov Oblast, Russia
  • Saint Lucia Gaming Authority
  • San Jose Office of City Manager
  • Singapore Casino Regulatory Authority
  • Singapore Ministry of Home Affairs
  • South Jersey Transportation Authority
  • St. Kitts & Nevis Ministry of Finance
  • US Virgin Islands Casino Control Commission
  • Washington State Gambling Commission
  • West Virginia Department of Revenue
  • West Virginia Lottery

Native American

  • Agua Caliente
  • Cherokee Nation
  • Gila River Indian Community
  • Little River Band of Ottawa Indians
  • Mashantucket Pequot Gaming Commission
  • Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe
  • National Indian Gaming Association
  • Navajo Gaming Enterprises
  • Nooksack Indian Tribe
  • Oneida Indian Nation
  • Pechanga Development Corp.
  • Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians
  • Port Madison Enterprises (Suquamish Tribe)
  • Pueblo of Ohkay Owingeh
  • San Carlos Apache Tribal Gaming Enterprise
  • Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians
  • Seminole Tribe of Florida
  • Seneca Gaming Corporation
  • Seneca Nation of Indians
  • Tohono O’odham Nation

Private Sector

  • Allied Dragon Investment
  • American Gaming Association
  • American Nonsmokers Rights Foundation
  • American Racing & Entertainment
  • Alpha Allied Holdings
  • ARC Resorts
  • Aristocrat Leisure
  • Arizona Coyotes
  • Aruba Caribbean Hotel
  • Aruze
  • Avista Capital
  • Bain Capital
  • Balkan Tourist Development Services
  • Bank of Valletta (Malta)
  • Bear Stearns Merchant Banking
  • Beinert Miller & Katzman
  • Biloxi Boardwalk Ventures
  • Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa
  • Boyd Gaming
  • Bloomberry Resorts Corp.
  • Bluewater Gaming Holding
  • Brookfield Asset Management
  • Brown Rudnick LLP
  • Bridge Investment Group
  • Capital L Financial Group
  • Cappelli Enterprises
  • Caribbean Hotel LP
  • Carnival Corporation
  • Caesars Entertainment
  • Casino Association of New Jersey
  • Casino Association of Indiana
  • Casino Royale
  • Centaur Gaming
  • Churchill Downs Inc.
  • CIBC World Markets
  • Clairvest Group
  • Coalition for Responsible Gaming Expansion
  • Cosmopolitan Las Vegas
  • Credit Suisse
  • Crystal Palace Cable Beach Resort
  • Cyprus Phassouri Ltd.
  • Delaware North Companies
  • Dentons
  • Diamond Game
  • Dickinson Wright
  • DLJ Merchant Banking
  • Donnelly & Clark
  • Duane Morris
  • Elliott Management
  • Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway
  • Empire Resorts
  • Encompass Develop, Design & Construct
  • Esquire Casinos
  • Eton Park Capital Management
  • Featherstonhaugh, Wiley & Clyne, LLP
  • Financial Research Associates
  • Fireman Capital Partners
  • Gateway Casinos and Entertainment Ltd.
  • Gensler Architects
  • Genting
  • Good for Oregon Committee
  • Grand Baltic Resorts
  • Great Canadian Gaming Corp.
  • Greenberg Traurig, PA
  • Guam Hotel & Restaurant Association
  • Harbor Management
  • Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas
  • Hard Rock International
  • Herzog Fox & Neeman
  • Hialeah Park
  • Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino
  • Hooters Las Vegas
  • House of Blues Entertainment
  • Icahn Associates
  • Illinois Casino Gaming Association
  • Illinois Jobs and Revenue Alliance
  • Indiana Live! Casino
  • IGT
  • Intralot
  • Ivory Gaming
  • Jack Entertainment
  • Jefferies & Co.
  • Jones Lang LaSalle
  • Jones Walker
  • JSM Indochina
  • Kleinberg Kaplan Wolf & Cohen
  • KTZ Express
  • Landry’s
  • LapuLapu Leisure
  • Las Vegas Sands
  • Long Thanh Golf Investment and Trading
  • LCR Capital
  • Lumiere Place
  • Marnell Companies
  • Marriott Aruba Casino
  • Mariscal Weeks McIntyre & Friedlander P.A.
  • Matzel & Associates
  • Meuchadim of Texas
  • Melco Resorts & Entertainment
  • Melchers Rechtsanwaelte
  • MML Capital Partners
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Mount Airy Casino Resort
  • Newport Entertainment
  • New Frontier
  • New York Gaming Association
  • Occidental Hotel Corporation
  • Orix Corp.
  • Parx Casino
  • Peninsula Pacific
  • Penn National Gaming
  • Pinnacle Entertainment
  • Puerto Rico Thoroughbred Racing Association
  • Rath, Young & Pignatelli, PC
  • Regulatory Management Counselors  
  • Revel Entertainment
  • Remington & Vernick Engineers
  • Ritz Carlton Casino Resort, San Juan, PR
  • Rush Street Gaming
  • Sampoerna Group
  • Sandell Asset Management
  • Saratoga Gaming & Racing
  • Save GA Hope
  • Sazka Group
  • Scientific Games
  • Scopia Capital Management
  • Seaboard Development
  • Shinan World Resort
  • Shuffle Master
  • Siganos Management
  • Silver Heritage Group
  • Silvermark
  • Sokha Hotels
  • Sonco Gaming Inc.
  • Sportech
  • SRG Investments
  • Syrea Family LP
  • Starwood Capital Group
  • Stavros Moyal y Asociados
  • Stone Creek Resorts
  • Strategic Value Partners
  • Sunrise Sports & Entertainment
  • Takenaka Construction Corp.
  • The Related Cos.
  • Tinian Dynasty Hotel & Casino
  • Tioga Downs
  • TM Capital Advisors
  • Tower Entertainment
  • Tower Investments
  • TransPort Industrial
  • Travellers International Hotel Group
  • Triple Five Worldwide Group
  • Tropicana Entertainment
  • Trump Entertainment Resorts
  • Twin River Management Group
  • Universal Pacific Limited
  • Valley Forge Casino
  • Volterra Fietta
  • Virgin Group
  • Western Development Corporation
  • Witkoff Group
  • Wynn Resorts

Where we have worked

US States and Territories

  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Guam
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • Northern Marianas Islands
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Puerto Rico
  • Rhode Island
  • Virgin Islands
  • Washington
  • West Virginia

Countries

  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Aruba
  • Australia
  • Bahamas, The
  • Bermuda
  • Bulgaria
  • Burma
  • Cambodia
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Curacao
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Dominican Republic
  • France
  • Greece
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Korea, South
  • Laos
  • Latvia
  • Macau
  • Malta
  • Nigeria
  • Nepal
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Philippines
  • Russia
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Singapore
  • Sint Maarten
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • United Kingdom
  • Uruguay
  • Vietnam
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