GGB is committed to providing updated news and analysis on our weekly news site,

Gary Platt Donates Masks to Navajo Nation

Gary Platt Donates Masks to Navajo Nation

Casino seating supplier Gary Platt Manufacturing has donated hundreds of masks to the organization Seeding Sovereignty’s mask drive to help multiple Native American communities in New Mexico.

The Navajo Nation has been disproportionately affected by Covid-19, reporting 2,304 cases per 100,000 people. By way of comparison, the state of New York reported 1,806 cases per 100,000 people.

On its website, Seeding Sovereignty has a page dedicated to Covid-19 response as well as a call for mask donations at

The site reads, “Masks offer significant protection against the spread of Covid-19 in indigenous communities especially at risk in remote and underserved regions.”

Gary Platt responded, sending hundreds of masks to Seeding Sovereignty, and called for the gaming industry to join the fight.

CEO Joe Esposito said, “We recently converted part of our Reno-based factory to create face masks, and we are honored to be able to help Native American people in need. We hope the gaming industry will join us in this ongoing fight.”

Previously, Gary Platt donated a generous supply of masks to Reno’s Renown Regional Medical Center.

    Recent Feature Articles

  • Diverse Experiences Deliver

    Aristocrat’s journey to the top of the slot industry

  • The Giant Awakens

    With citizens who are known to be some of Asia’s most prolific gamblers, Thailand has emerged as Asia’s next gaming opportunity

  • Responsible Gaming: All Together Now

    Voices from the American Gaming Association’s Responsible Gaming Month on the importance of responsible gaming and how the casino industry is handling the issue.

  • Global Games 2022

    The world’s game-makers prepare to wow attendees with the first unrestricted, fully international Global Gaming Expo since 2019

  • Testing, Testing, Testing

    Want to know whether a product, promotion or event will succeed even before it happens? Market research is the answer, but it has to be more nuanced than it has in the past