Interview with Gorkem Palaz

Interview

Anastasija dives into a captivating discussion with Görkem Palaz, Deputy General Manager at Gambling Factory. Görkem shares his journey, inspirations, and the innovative strategies setting Gambling Factory apart in the iGaming landscape. Explore the dynamic world of iGaming through this insightful interview.

Our Guest
Görkem Palaz
Interviewer
Anastasija Katkevich
Last Updated
08/12/23
Read Time
4 min
Interviewer
Anastasija Katkevich

Görkem, to get started, can you share a bit about your background and what inspired you to start Gambling Factory in 2022?

Our Guest
Görkem Palaz

What inspired me to be a part of founding the Gambling Factory in 2022 was a culmination of my marketing insights, design expertise, and a deep fascination with the ever-evolving tech industry. Witnessing the rapid growth of the iGaming sector and recognizing the potential for innovation, I envisioned a platform that could seamlessly blend cutting-edge technology with user-friendly design. Gambling Factory emerged as a testament to this vision, a space where clients could navigate the complexities of the iGaming industry effortlessly. My diverse background serves as a foundation, allowing me to bring a unique perspective to the world of online gaming and position Gambling Factory as a pioneer in this dynamic landscape.

Interviewer
Anastasija Katkevich

Before being a part of founding Gambling Factory, did you have experience in the iGaming industry, or was this a new domain for you? How did you prepare for this venture?

Our Guest
Görkem Palaz

Absolutely, my journey in the iGaming industry began with my role as a marketing specialist, where I delved deep into the intricacies of this dynamic field. Drawing from this foundational experience, I cultivated a profound understanding of industry trends and the nuanced needs of both operators and players.

Before co-founding Gambling Factory, I made a deliberate effort to enrich my expertise. I didn’t just rely on past experiences; I actively sought to stay ahead of the curve. Engaging with industry conferences, connecting with key stakeholders, and networking with professionals became a routine. This proactive approach was not only about expanding my knowledge but also about building valuable connections.

Launching Gambling Factory wasn’t just a venture; it was a strategic move fueled by confidence. I ensured our founding team was a powerhouse, a group of individuals with diverse yet complementary skills, all driven by a shared passion for success in the dynamic world of iGaming. This fusion of experience and confidence has been instrumental in steering Gam

Interviewer
Anastasija Katkevich

What sets Gambling Factory apart from other white-label and turnkey site solutions in the iGaming industry?

Our Guest
Görkem Palaz

Gambling Factory stands out in the competitive iGaming industry through a potent combination of customization and flexibility, allowing clients to tailor their platforms uniquely. Our commitment to cutting-edge technology ensures an advanced and future-ready solution. We differentiate ourselves by providing comprehensive support and services, including marketing assistance and regulatory guidance. With a strong emphasis on responsible gaming, our platform integrates safety features to promote player well-being. Backed by a proven track record of successful partnerships and satisfied clients, Gambling Factory is a trusted choice for those seeking a competitive edge in the dynamic iGaming market. Moreover, our platform utilizes an Infrastructure as Code (IaC) methodology, enabling the creation of a casino in just 30 minutes without requiring extensive coding knowledge, further streamlining and democratizing the iGaming experience for our clients. Additionally, our vision encompasses creating a marketplace that empowers clients by offering a plethora of options to enable or disable features in their casinos, providing unparalleled flexibility to meet individual business needs and preferences.

Interviewer
Anastasija Katkevich

Your platform offers drag-and-drop functionality for managing operations worldwide. How does this level of flexibility benefit your clients, and what operational aspects can they control?

Our Guest
Görkem Palaz

Our drag-and-drop functionality, paired with our featured CMS service, provides clients with seamless control over global iGaming operations. This user-friendly interface empowers clients to easily customize and manage crucial aspects like gaming offerings and promotional campaigns. The synergy between these features ensures agility and adaptability, allowing clients to navigate the dynamic iGaming landscape with precision and efficiency.

Interviewer
Anastasija Katkevich

Expanding into new markets is often a goal for iGaming businesses. What key markets or regions is Gambling Factory currently focusing on, and what challenges and opportunities do you see there?

Our Guest
Görkem Palaz

Gambling Factory is focused on expanding into thriving iGaming markets like India and Southeast Asia. Despite challenges, we’re leveraging strategic partnerships and adapting to evolving regulations to craft tailored gaming experiences. Our goal is not just growth; it’s about leaving a personalized mark, making Gambling Factory synonymous with excellence and innovation in these dynamic markets.

Interviewer
Anastasija Katkevich

If you could use one word to describe the culture at The Gambling Factory, what would that word be, and why?

Our Guest
Görkem Palaz

“Innovative” encapsulates the culture at Gambling Factory. It reflects our team’s commitment to creative problem-solving, continuous improvement, and forward-thinking approaches that drive our success in the dynamic iGaming industry.

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