SOURCE: Spectrum Gaming Group

Spectrum Gaming Group

June 20, 2012 11:00 ET

Spectrum Gaming Group and Rouge Government & Public Affairs Announce Launch of Monthly US i-Gaming Watch

LINWOOD, NJ--(Marketwire - Jun 20, 2012) - The gaming industry's leading research and analytics firm, Spectrum Gaming Group, has teamed with Rouge Government & Public Affairs, which serves clients competing in regulated markets, to produce a new monthly report, the Spectrumetrix US i-Gaming Watch.

The Spectrumetrix US i-Gaming Watch provides a segmented, detailed and easy-to-read analysis of all pending state and federal legislation concerning Internet gambling, mobile gambling and sports betting in the United States.

"Although there are several sources for updates on legislation regarding the i-gaming industry, the Spectrumetrix US i-Gaming Watch is the first publication to provide current and prospective stakeholders with detailed and actionable analysis for each bill," said Laurie Itkin, Founder of Rouge Government and Public Affairs. "The Spectrumetrix US i-Gaming Watch is the latest asset in Spectrum's robust portfolio of information and analysis."

"Spectrum takes particular pride in being one of the first and most authoritative sources of analysis regarding the critical area of online wagering," said Spectrum Managing Director Michael Pollock. "Similarly, Laurie Itkin is a proven leader in understanding the political and legislative processes that will govern this emerging industry. This is a perfect fit for us, and for our clients."

To request a complimentary copy of the inaugural Spectrumetrix US i-Gaming Watch, email

The Spectrumetrix US i-Gaming Watch is the newest addition to Spectrumetrix (, a robust source of gaming data that includes enhanced, web-based, dynamic versions of Spectrum's various reports. Hundreds of gaming operators, equipment manufacturers, analysts, investors, regulators, attorneys and other gaming-related professionals have come to trust Spectrumetrix's analytical services, which debuted 17 years ago as Michael Pollock's Gaming Industry Observer.

Spectrum Gaming Group, founded in 1993, has served governments, gaming operators, developers and investors in five continents. Spectrum was honored by Inc. Magazine, which named Spectrum to the 2008 and the 2009 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."

Spectrum and its sister company, Spectrum OSO Asia, serve a growing list of government agencies and private clients through offices in Atlantic City, Bangkok, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Macau, Miami and Tokyo.

Laurie Itkin, founder of Rouge Government & Public Affairs, has more than two decades of experience advising elected officials and managing government and public affairs for corporations. She specializes in developing federal and state government and public affairs strategies for foreign and domestic companies competing in regulated markets.