|By Marketwired .||
|August 20, 2014 02:53 PM EDT||
LINWOOD, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 08/20/14 -- For the third time in six years, Inc. magazine named Spectrum Gaming Group to its annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. This list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy -- America's independent entrepreneurs. Companies such as Yelp, Pandora, Timberland, Dell, Domino's Pizza, LinkedIn, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 500|5000.
Spectrum, an independent research and professional services firm that is active on five continents, was ranked at No. 2,214. Spectrum previously achieved this recognition in 2008 and 2009.
"Our guiding principles are simple: We tell our clients what they need to know, we maintain our independence, and we leverage our experience and insight to the benefit of our clients," said Spectrum Managing Director Michael Pollock. "To achieve such recognition three times in the span of six years is an extraordinary honor, and demonstrates that adhering to those principles is the best possible business strategy."
Spectrum Managing Director Fredric Gushin went on to say, "Inc. magazine has previously noted: 'A focus on integrity has allowed Spectrum to thrive.' That remains our focus, and is the essential ingredient in our success. This is a tribute to the experienced professionals who work with us, and to our many government and private clients, who believe in us."
Spectrum, founded in 1993, has served governments from Singapore to Puerto Rico, Bermuda and beyond, and its client list includes several state lotteries, legislatures, regulatory agencies and private operators and investors.
Spectrum Gaming Group provides the following array of services:
- Strategic planning for operators, gaming jurisdictions
- Market study and financial analysis
- Investigations and due diligence (financial and integrity)
- Internet gambling research and analysis
- Economic impact reports
- Drafting of legislation and regulation
- Public-policy analysis
- Establishment of investigative procedures
- Gaming regulatory services
- Professional services for Indian Nations
- Expert witness, litigation support
Spectrum studies have been used by clients to shape public policy, secure financing, formulate marketing plans, determine scope and size of development, establish gaming regulations, and make licensing decisions, among many other purposes. The Spectrum group of companies maintains offices in Atlantic City, Bangkok, Guangzhou, New York, Las Vegas and Tokyo.
Spectrum produces several conferences, and together with Fantini Research and Management Science Associates, publishes SPECTRUMETRIX|Fantini, a comprehensive and dynamic suite of web-based reports.
For more information about Spectrum Gaming Group, visit www.spectrumgaming.com or call (609) 926-5100.
More about Inc. and the Inc. 500|5000
The Inc. 500|5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list of the nation's most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success.
The 2014 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2010 to 2013. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2010. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent -- not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies -- as of December 31, 2013. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2010 is $100,000; the minimum for 2013 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.'s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at http://www.inc.com/5000.
About Inc. and the Inc. 5000
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today's innovative company builders. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 6,000,000 today. For more information, visit http://www.inc.com/.
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