All things leisure and gaming. All over the world. And the web.

From multibillion dollar organizations and global financial institutions to government entities, professional associations, and private equity investors, stakeholders at every stage of the development spectrum turn to The Innovation Group for analysis, advice, and support in making their critical decisions.






Leisure Operators & Developers

Developing and operating a billion-dollar development properly requires advanced skill, deep knowledge, and superb attention to detail. From strategy to execution, we provide services to aid in every aspect of operation, enabling our clients to achieve a sustainable competitive market advantage for years to come. The Innovation Group helps developers define and refine overarching goals, prioritize tasks, and allocate resources to help ensure projects are completed on time and on budget, going on to succeed in the marketplace.

"The projections and programming inputs provided by The Innovation Group were a critical component of our comprehensive bid. The company will continue to be a valued resource in the planning and development of the resort."

Bobby Soper, President, Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority

Clients Served

  • Analytical Environmental Services
  • Asian Coast Development, Ltd.
  • B.B. King Blues Clubs
  • Bally Technologies
  • Blue Man Group Holdings
  • Boyd Gaming
  • Cadillac Jack
  • Caesars Entertainment
  • Cannery Resorts
  • Carlson Worldwide Resorts
  • Casinos Austria International
  • Celebration Jamaica Ltd.
  • Churchill Downs
  • CKX Entertainment, Inc.
  • Clairvest Group
  • Comcast-Spectacor
  • Cordish Companies
  • Crown Resorts
  • CSX Hotels
  • Delaware North Companies
  • Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc.
  • Florida Gaming Corporation
  • Galaxy Entertainment Group
  • Global Gaming Solutions
  • Great River Entertainment
  • Hard Rock Cafe International
  • Hilton Hotels and Resorts
  • Hyatt Hotels and Resorts
  • Illinois Casino Association
  • Isle of Capri Casinos
  • Jacobs Entertainment
  • Jumer’s Casino & Hotel
  • Lakes Entertainment
  • Las Vegas Sands Corporation
  • Loews Hotels
  • Luna Entertainment
  • Mall of America
  • Margaritaville Holdings, Inc.
  • Marriott International, Inc.
  • Melco International Development Limited
  • MGM Resorts International
  • Mylan Classic
  • Oklahoma Equine Alliance
  • Penn National Gaming
  • Planet Hollywood
  • Resorts Atlantic City
  • Riverside Casino
  • Rush Street Gaming
  • Sheraton Hotels & Resorts
  • Silk Road Gaming
  • Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide
  • Station Casinos
  • Sugarhouse Casino
  • The Palms Resort Casino
  • The Rivers Casino
  • Trump Entertainment Resorts
  • Twin River
  • Wynn Resorts

Government & Tribal Government

In addition to our work on new gaming facilities, expansions and related amenity development, we have also performed diversification plans for Tribes including on-and- off-reservation non-gaming investment opportunities.

The Innovation Group provides wonderfully rich, yet succinct and easy-to-follow reports that we can share with all the stakeholders. This open communication allows us to get to a consensus on how to move forward!"

Thomas J. St. Dennis, Attorney, Little River Band of Ottawa Indians

Clients Served

Government
  • Bermuda Cabinet Office and Hotel Association
  • Biloxi Chamber of Commerce
  • City of Philadelphia
  • Commonwealth of Northern
  • Mariana Islands
  • Costa Rica Tourism Board
  • Government of Panama
  • Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission
  • Louisiana Department of Transportation
  • Manitoba Lotteries Corporation
  • Maryland Economic Development Corporation
  • Maryland State Senate
  • Massachusetts State Senate
  • National Park Service
  • Ohio State Racing Commission
  • Pennsylvania State Senate
  • Pennsylvania State Treasurer
  • State of Illinois
  • State of Kansas
  • State of New Hampshire
  • State of New York
  • State of Oregon
  • State of West Virginia
  • Toledo-Lucas County Conv. & Visitor Bureau
  • U.S. Department of Interior
Tribal Government
  • Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians
  • Chemehuevi Tribe
  • Chitimacha Tribe of Louisiana
  • Confederated Tribes of the Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians of Oregon
  • Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon
  • Dry Creek Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians, California
  • Duckwater Shoshone Tribe
  • Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians
  • Enterprises of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe
  • Forest County Potawatomi Tribe
  • Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin
  • Lac du Flambeau Tribe
  • Little River Band of Ottawa Indians
  • Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation
  • Mohegan Indian Tribe
  • Morongo Band of Mission Indians
  • Muckleshoot Indian Tribe
  • Muscogee Creek Nation
  • Mystic Lake Casino Hotel
  • Osage Nation
  • Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians
  • Poarch Band of Creek Indians
  • Pueblo of Santa Ana
  • Redding Rancheria
  • Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa
  • San Manuel Band of Mission Indians
  • Sandia Resort Casino
  • Seminole Tribe of Florida
  • Snoqualmie Entertainment Authority
  • Soaring Eagle
  • St. Regis Mohawk Tribe
  • Seneca Gaming Corporation
  • Seven Springs Mountain Resort
  • Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation
  • Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians
  • Upper Skagit Indian Tribe

Financial Institutions

We have years of experience in evaluating the profitability, ROI potential and stability of planned and existing leisure assets under renovation or development. With our team’s combined expertise, we will help you invest responsibly in financially viable projects.


Clients Served

  • Bank of America/Merrill Lynch
  • Bank of New York
  • Barclays Capital Group
  • Citigroup Global Markets
  • Clairvest Group
  • Credit Suisse
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Hayground Cove Asset Management
  • Jefferies & Co.
  • John Keells Holdings PLC, Sri Lanka
  • Lazard Carnegie Wylie
  • Macquarie Capital
  • Oaktree Capital
  • ONEX Corporation
  • Sumitomo Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.
  • Tavistock Jamaica
  • UBS Securities
  • Walton Street Capital

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