Daniel Lovecek, the former General Counsel of Wagering and Media of Tabcorp, has joined Senet’s senior leadership team as a gambling compliance, law, and business consultant.
Lovecek will work alongside former colleague Julian Hoskins at the gambling advice firm to coordinate and lead complicated commercial regulatory work, drawing on Lovecek’s previous experience in this capacity at Tabcorp.H
Highly trusted brand
Lovecek, speaking of his latest employment: “I’m thrilled to be joining Senet at such an exciting time in its growth. It has been clear from the start that Senet’s plans have been developed with a paramount focus on client service and it has cemented itself in the industry and built a highly trusted brand.
“Senet has brought a fresh advisory proposition to the gambling industry, and I am so excited to be part of this especially at a time of growing activity in the sector.”
During their respective tenures at Tabcorp, Lovecek and Hoskins collaborated on a number of betting industry-related wagering and media issues for ten years prior to working together at Senet.
Senet was founded by Hoskins in 2018 after he left his role as Tabcorp’s General Counsel, in collaboration with ex-KPMG executive Alexandra Hoskinsafter, with the objective of offering compliance and legislative consulting to Australia’s gaming industry in a changing regulatory environment.
Appointments to strengthen leadership
Since its inception, the business has made a number of appointments to strengthen its leadership, including hiring Paul Newsom as its new Head of Advisory Practice last year, as well as launching accreditations for the Australian betting and gaming industry.
“I’ve known Dan for many years, and he is highly regarded by the industry,” Hoskins said of the consultancy’s latest hire.
“Dan has a critical understanding of the complex issues wagering operators, regulators, race and sports controlling bodies and other industry participants face and joining the firm further strengthens and deepens our unique level of industry knowledge and expertise.,” he added.
“We have developed a genuinely better advisory offering than the industry has seen before and we are confident that the outcomes and value we deliver for our clients is hard to match.”