Transcript of "Spectrum Gaming Group, Independent Research and Professional Services"
Private SectorBear StearnsBoyd Gaming Corp.Casino Association of New JerseyCredit SuisseElad PropertiesGuam Hotel and Restaurant AssociationHard Rock HotelHarrah’s EntertainmentHouse of BluesInternational Game TechnologyJefferies & Co.Las Vegas SandsPinnacle EntertainmentTrump Entertainment ResortsPublic SectorAtlantic City Convention and Visitors AuthorityBroward County, FloridaCommissioner of Financial Institutions – Puerto RicoThe Netherlands Gaming Control AgencyNew Jersey Casino Control CommissionNew Jersey Division of Gaming EnforcementPennsylvania Department of RevenuePhilippine Amusement & Gaming Control Corp.Puerto Rico Tourism Company, Gaming DivisionRostov Oblast, RussiaSingapore Ministry of Home AffairsSt. Lucia Gaming AuthorityState of ConnecticutState of MassachusettsU.S. Virgin Islands Casino Control CommissionWest Virginia LotteryWe believe that a firm can be judged by the company it keeps.Some of our satisfied clients include:Native AmericanGila River Indian CommunityOneida Indian NationPokagon Band of Potawatomi IndiansPueblo of Ohkay Owingeh (formerly SanJuan Pueblo)Seneca Nation of IndiansYavapai-Apache NationTo learn more, visit spectrumgaming.com, or email email@example.com clients“The analysis provides a comprehensive response to the many thoughtful questions raised by leg-islators and other interested groups, and reflects the integrity and financial expertise for whichSpectrum Gaming is widely regarded.” —Daniel O’Connell, Secretary of Housing and Economic Development, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
our companyExperience. Integrity. Independence. These are the hallmarks of Spectrum Gaming Group, theworld’s foremost gaming research and professional services firm. Through our staff and globalnetwork of affiliates and associates, we employ renowned experts in every facet of the gamingindustry, from research to regulation.Each Spectrum engagement is customized to theclient’s specific requirements and developed fromthe ground up. Our findings, conclusions and rec-ommendations are based solely on our research,analysis and experience. We do not tell clients nec-essarily what they want to hear; we tell them whatthey need to know.Spectrum has been working with private- and pub-lic-sector clients since its founding in 1993, thoughthe collective gaming-industry experience of ourexecutives and associates is measured in hundredsof years.Governments, gaming operators, developers andinvestors in five continents have retained Spectrum,and we stand ready to serve clients through our of-fices Atlantic City, Bangkok, Guangzhou, HarrisburgHong Kong, Las Vegas, Macau, Manila and Tokyo.Our reputation for excellence, independence has in-tegrity has prompted governments and the media toroutinely solicit the expertise of Spectrum executives.We have been called to testify before state and fed-eral government bodies, including:• Massachusetts Joint Committee on Bonding, Capi-tal Expenditures, and State Assets• National Gambling Impact Study Commission• New Jersey Assembly Tourism and Gaming Committee• New Jersey Senate Wagering, Tourism & HistoricPreservation Committee• U.S. House Congressional Gaming Caucus• U.S. Senate Select Committee on Indian Gaming• U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Organized CrimeAdditionally, Spectrum executives have appearedon such national broadcast outlets as CNBC, CNNand NPR, and been quoted by Forbes, Internation-al Herald Tribune, New York Times, Toronto Globeand Mail, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post,among many other publications.“We have retained Spectrum to help us understand the marketplaces in whichwe have competed for new gaming licenses, including Baton Rouge, Louisi-ana and Kansas City, Kansas. In each instance, they demonstrated a thoroughknowledge of the gaming industry, excellent reasoning and analytics of theissues involved, and a superior work product.” —Alex Stolyar, Vice President of Corporate Development, Pinnacle Entertainment
Spectrum Gaming Group is without peer in research and professional services. Our combination of expe-rience and breadth of services provides gaming operators, developers, investors, government agencies,Indian nations and attorneys with a single source for their comprehensive needs.our servicesEconomic ResearchWhen projections and impacts count, count on Spectrum Gam-ing Group. Developers and investors have relied on Spectrum todetermine the feasibility of building multibillion-dollar projects onthe Las Vegas Strip. Governments – national, state, local and tribal– have relied on Spectrum to gauge the economic and social im-pacts of proposed casinos both in urban and rural envronments.Wall Street repeatedly turns to Spectrum when weighing gaminginvestments of hundreds of millions of dollars. Our economic ser-vices include:• Feasibility studies• Market analyses• Economic impact reports• Reasonableness tests• Strategic planning• BenchmarkingCasino servicesSpectrum executives and associates have decades of casino op-erational experience at senior-management levels in multiple ju-risdictions. Whether managing the entire gaming operation onan interim basis, gauging guest satisfaction or correcting perfor-mance metrics, we can provide solutions to improve your gamingoperations. Our services include:• Consumer-service audits (guest satisfaction)• Operating distressed casino properties or casinos operat-ing in conservatorship• Evaluating and remedying the operations of underper-forming gaming operations“Spectrum has a depth of knowledge and understandingof our industry and also has the resources necessary tocomplete in-depth data assemblage and analysis. [We] re-tained Spectrum because of their reputation for integrityand the credibility that it enjoys within both industry andgovernment circles.” -Joseph A. Corbo, Jr., President, Casino Association of New JerseyInvestigations and Due Diligence(Financial and Integrity)When the government of Singapore needed investigations of the ap-plicants for its two gaming licenses, it turned to Spectrum GamingGroup. We perform detailed background checks and investigationsto provide both regulators and operators with the information theyneed to make critical decisions concerning approvals and associa-tions. Such due diligence services include:• Corporate entity investigations• Vendor licensing investigations• Employee licensing investigations• Country evaluations• Business intelligence• Operational review and financial forecast of acquisition targets
New Technology ServicesTechnology is revolutionizing casino floors around the world, fromcashless systems to server-based gaming. Spectrum Gaming Groupis continuously positioned at the cutting edge of new technology,providing services for equipment manufacturers, gaming operatorsand regulators. Among our services in this field:• Technology concept or implementation review and analysis• Technology concept operational impact• Network security review• Electronic revenue analysis, procedures and implementation• Regulatory compliance of manufacturer’s new concepts and designs• Server-based and server-supported concept review and im-plementationGaming Regulatory ServicesGovernment agencies and regulatory commissions routinely engageSpectrum Gaming Group for myriad services when introducing or ex-panding casino gambling. Spectrum’s team of former regulators, enforce-ment agents and attorneys collectively has decades of experience in allaspects of regulation. Our services include:• Licensing investigations• Drafting of legislation and regulation• Anti-money laundering controls• Drafting and implementing minimum internal control standards• Compliance auditing• Investigations relating to cheating, swindling, fraud and abuse• Establishment of investigative procedures• Evaluation of public policyLegal support servicesRegulators, prosecutors and gaming operators turn to Spectrum GamingGroup and its decades of experience in areas such as support for crimi-nal prosecution, gaming enforcement, game protection and security.Spectrum’s array of legal support services includes:• Review of gaming statutes to ensure comprehensive statutorystructure• In-service training for police, prosecutors and casino securityR Overview of casino crimeR Investigative techniquesR Evidential issuesR Bank Secrecy Act/Money Laundering• Litigation support – civil and criminalR Review evidenceR Trial preparation/strategy• Expert witnesses and litigation servicesR ResearchR Testimonyfrom east to west.“A focus on integrity has allowedSpectrum to thrive.”- 2008 Inc. 5000, Inc. magazine
Let Spectrum Gaming Group work for you. To learn more about our services, our capabilities and our exper-tise please call or email us. You will talk with an executive who can discuss your particular needs. If you hap-pen to be in the Atlantic City area, please stop by our headquarters, located just outside of Atlantic City, in theCornerstone Commerce Center on Route 9 in Linwood, New Jersey:Spectrum Gaming Group LLC1201 New Road, Suite 308Linwood, NJ 08221 USAMain: (609) 926-5100Fax: (609) firstname.lastname@example.org usexperience. integrity. independence.