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Scott Fisher and Suzanne Perilloux Leckert

Partners, Convergence Strategy Group

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When two of the most respected consultants in the gaming industry decided to partner to form the Convergence Strategy Group, it immediately became a major player, even though Scott Fisher and Suzanne Perilloux Leckert describe their effort as a “boutique” outfit. Probably their most successful contribution was to Danville, an effort to bring gaming to the southern Virginia town that was down on its luck. They helped the city through the process, explaining how to get the most for their community. After a bidding process, Caesars Entertainment was chosen as the developer and today the temporary casino is off and running. They’ve worked with clients in the U.S., Europe and Asia and have contacts around the world. They spoke with GGB Publisher Roger Gros during the Indian Gaming Tradeshow & Convention in Anaheim in April.

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Roger Gros is publisher of Global Gaming Business, the industry's leading gaming trade publication, and all its related publications. Prior to joining Global Gaming Business, Gros was president of Inlet Communications, an independent consulting firm. He was vice president of Casino Journal Publishing Group from 1984-2000, and held virtually every editorial title during his tenure. Gros was editor of Casino Journal, the National Gaming Summary and the Atlantic City Insider, and was the founding editor of Casino Player magazine. He was a co-founder of the American Gaming Summit and the Southern Gaming Summit conferences and trade shows. He is the author of the best-selling book, How to Win at Casino Gambling (Carlton Books, 1995), now in its fourth edition. Gros was named "Businessman of the Year" for 1998 by the Greater Atlantic City Chamber of Commerce, and received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Gaming Association in 2012.

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