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About Tycheros

Founded in 1992, Tycheros stands as a premier consulting firm catering to the gaming industry. Supported by over 200 years of collective industry leadership experience, our trailblazing approach, top-notch expertise, and extensive capabilities sets us apart.

Comprising a team of seasoned professionals, we are committed to crafting and executing market-specific lotteries and gaming solutions globally. Our unique blend of market insights, industry acumen, and data-driven analytical strategies defines our dedication to excellence.

Our Vision

To be the gold standard in gaming, renowned for providing a comprehensive solution that delivers innovative, high-quality experiences in challenging markets.

Our Mission

To deliver unparalleled products and one-stop gaming solutions resulting in outstanding experiences worldwide. By leveraging cutting-edge technology, strategic leadership, and continuous innovation, we focus on creating, managing, and operating top-tier lotteries, raffles, and gaming experiences. At the heart of what we do is a commitment to generating value for every stakeholder.

What we do

  • 200 Years of Combined Industry Experience
  • Expert Gaming Solutions: Experience and Success Delivered
  • Market-Specific Products Tailored to Your Goals
  • Experts in Designing Games for Unique and Challenging Markets

Meet our team

Our frontline team comprises a mix of senior management and subject experts, who provide hands on leadership and guidance to ensure the smooth execution and success of all projects. They are the go-to personnel for clients to address any business challenge.

Paul Sebestyen

Partner & CEO

Mark Mortimer Davies

Managing Partner

Charles P. Awad


Tarek Damerji



Legal Advisor

Paul Chader

Head of Commercial

James Becker

Head of Technology

Fadi Khoury

Head of Finance

Chucri Helayel

Head of Marketing

Sonia Mian

Head of HR

Meet our senior leadership

The top management at Tycheros collectively brings over 200 years of industry experience to serve the needs of clients around the world. With their wealth of knowledge and insights, they help clients navigate the gaming landscape in each market to make every product a resounding success.


Chief Executive Officer

As the CEO, Paul Sebestyen has over 37 years of experience in the gaming industry and has been instrumental in developing and executing a wide array of comprehensive gaming programs worldwide. Under his leadership, Tycheros has become a leading provider of lottery design, implementation and operational services to governmental, state and municipal clients globally.

With a keen eye for detail and a passion for delivering exceptional results, Paul has helped Tycheros build a reputation for providing premium quality management and consulting services to the gaming sector. His extensive network of vendors and personal contacts, combined with his decades of expertise, enable Tycheros to deliver results that are second to none.

With a commitment to personal service and a focus on building long-term relationships with clients, Paul leads Tycheros with a mission to help its clients evaluate opportunities, make informed decisions and achieve their goals in the gaming arena.

Mark brings a wealth of expertise in the loyalty and partnership sector, having successfully led teams in developing and executing successful marketing and customer engagement strategies. He is recognised for his ability to drive growth through innovative collaborations and fostering strong relationships with stakeholders. With a track record of success in the Middle East and North Africa, Mark is well-positioned to spearhead Tycheros' efforts in creating meaningful and impactful loyalty and partnership programs.

Mark Mortimer Davies

Managing Partner

Charles Awad


Charles Awad is a seasoned marketing professional with extensive experience in the gaming industry. As Chief Marketing Officer at Tycheros, he drives growth and brand awareness through strategic marketing initiatives. With a background in both lottery and traditional marketing, he brings a unique perspective to the team, having held senior leadership positions at companies such as Emirates Loto and Crimtan. With over 10 years as Group Director of Marketing & Communications at the Al-Futtaim Group, Charles has a proven track record of success in managing large-scale marketing initiatives, making him an asset to Tycheros and its clients.

Tareq Damerji, Chief Strategy Officer at Tycheros, is an experienced professional with a strong background in finance and strategy. With his previous work experience at Toronto Dominion Bank and as a co-founder of Bayt.com, Tareq brings a unique blend of financial and entrepreneurial expertise to drive growth and success at Tycheros.

Tareq Damerji


Jimmy Haoula

legal advisor

Jimmy brings his extensive legal expertise and is the legal advisor for Tycheros. He is also the Managing Partner of BSA Law and Partners in Dubai, specialising in corporate, commercial, and real estate transactions, with over two decades of regional experience. Jimmy's expertise lies in local, regional, and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, as well as advising on complex insolvency and restructuring matters. He regularly counsels international clients, governments, and local businesses on various aspects of local and international commercial laws. Additionally, he has played a pivotal role in developing Dubai's real estate regulatory framework and improving Strata regulations in Dubai and the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).

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