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Sudhir H. Kalé

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Sudhir H. Kalé, Ph.D., is the Founder and CEO of GamePlan Consultants, a business that offers boutique high level consultancy and training to gaming establishments all over the world. Currently, he is also Honorary Professor of Marketing at Bond University in Australia and a Senior Consultant to the clubs industry in Australia through Bulls Eye Services.

Online to gain more traction

While the land-based industry’s online presence will take some time to bear fruit, gaming consultant Sudhir Kale predicts online will achieve unparalleled significance in 2022 and beyond.

Does the Crown/Star merger pass the Drucker test?

Peter Drucker was arguably the most influential management scientist who ever lived. In 1981-82, Drucker articulated his Six Rules of Mergers and Acquisitions. We shall look at each of these six rules and evaluate the proposed Crown-Star merger according to these rules.

Pandemic pushes change in priorities

While the economic, political, and cultural impacts of this pandemic will differ from country to country, there exist a handful of trends that will be experienced around the globe, albeit to varying degrees.

Pandemic induces rapid change in consumer behavior

While the economic, political, and cultural impacts of this pandemic will differ from country to country, there exist a...

Taking stock of the global casino industry

What does the immediate future hold for the global gaming industry? The five important developments that will shape industry fortunes in the opinion of Sudhir Kalé.

Sudhir H. Kalé: Startling stock reality gap

The most surprising phenomenon in 2020 for me was the elevated stock prices for casino companies. Overall, the stock market looks increasingly divorced from economic reality and nowhere is this phenomenon more pronounced than in the case of casino stocks.

Covid-19 poses five key risks for casino recovery

The COVID-19 pandemic has left the global gaming industry bruised and maimed and there are five key factors to suggest the recovery may face significant headwinds. By Sudhir H. Kalé, Ph.D.

Clouds gather for U.S. operators in Macau

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a huge toll on casino revenues in Macau with U.S. operators such as Wynn Resorts and Las Vegas Sands bleeding more than $2 million a day in the 2020 second quarter.

Clouds darken for U.S. operators in Macau

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a huge toll on casino revenues in Macau with U.S. operators such as Wynn Resorts and Las Vegas Sands bleeding more than $2 million a day in the 2020 second quarter.

Covid reopening like a start up

Casinos and clubs are reopening their doors to the public and so far, for most businesses, the comeback has been far more difficult than anticipated. The situation is analogous to learning to walk again after a horrific automobile accident. 

UPCOMING EVENTS