Throughout The Innovation Group’s history, we have helped our clients look at numerous gaming development opportunities in the Caribbean. Interestingly, many of these developments have yet to come to fruition and when compared to our work in the domestic U.S., there is a vast difference in the ratio of that outcome. There are many reasons why gaming-related development in the Caribbean, especially from U.S.-based operators and developers, has remained minimal – everything from natural disasters to funding issues for emerging markets. Perhaps the most common reason is that many of our clients simply had higher priorities in their development pipelines. The tide may be turning, however, as a confluence of trends makes us consider whether the Caribbean is the next, great, land-based opportunity for the gaming industry. Read more from Mike Vanaskie, TIG Vice President, International Development, in the current issue of Gaming America.