PROFILE: Gary Platt celebrates 20 years with a front row seat

Gary Platt Manufacturing is celebrating its 20th anniversary in the casino seating industry. The milestone achievement has been made possible by the company’s exclusive focus on gaming chairs for the casino market and by delivering the most comfortable experience possible for its customers and their players.

“Making players feel at home… that was the philosophy company founder Gary Platt brought to his designs 20 years ago, and the idea revolutionized the gaming industry,” said Skip Davis, president of Gary Platt Manufacturing. “Today, his philosophy continues to drive the company, helping tens of millions of players feel at home, stay comfortable and enjoy their favorite games longer, positively impacting the bottom lines of operators everywhere.”

Over the past 20 years, Gary Platt Manufacturing’s extensive line of chairs have come to populate the floors of hundreds of casinos worldwide, according to press materials. Gary Platt continues to be at the pioneering edge of casino seating design with its new and innovative ergonomic chair concepts.

From the curvy San Remo to the sleek Monaco, the company has modern chair styles that reinvent the shape of comfort industry-wide. Each new style features ergonomics that are the independent creation of the company’s team of seating experts. Providing built-in lumbar support and other contours to fit the human form, every seat has Gary Platt’s unique waterfall front edge, relieving stress on the player’s legs.

Each new style was created with a unique proprietary injection molded blend of foam made exclusively for Gary Platt and designed for casino applications, molded to the perfect density to ensure lasting comfort and elasticity, and coming with a lifelong guarantee. Every chair is designed with unrivaled attention to detail, using only the highest quality materials, inside and out. Every detail is considered and planned to deliver a carefully crafted experience.

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» T.C. MILLWORK- Slot Bases

For over three decades, T.C. Millwork has supplied slot bases, millwork and ancillary furniture for casinos. The company recently introduced its new, low-profile six-machine T-Top Triangle slot base. The design of the low-profile triangle allows for significantly more floor space when compared to the traditional round six-machine carousel. While keeping the seamless shared top design, which incorporates the universal gaming grid as well as a removable aluminum bull nose edge on the counter tops, the latest modifications to its T-Top slot base which include:

• A double hinged foot rest door;

• Easily removable and replaceable foot rest carpet;

• Interchangeable double and single lock plates that eliminate the need to replace the doors for security;

• Retrofit-designed USB charging hubs and LED lights; and

• Locator pins that replace 70 percent of screws used during installation.

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» MGR- Slot Seating

For more than 15 years, Emmegierre (MGR) has been an expert in producing high-technological chairs and innovative design for casinos, video lottery rooms and slot machines, as well as in manufacturing chairs and stools for cafés, bars and homes. This company offers many customized solutions to fit every need and budget.

“We work every day on some new special innovations to make gaming experience as exciting and as comfortable as possible, which has always characterized our design,” said Guido Rizzo, global sales director for MGR. “For this we have developed our model SOPHIA. It’s the future of seating, thanks is super extreme mixed foam that make it hugely comfortable.”

The SOPHIA is available with the company’s patented mechanism that allows for adjustable gas lift and the self-return of the 360 degree seat. 

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» STYLGAME- Florence Ergo chair

Sochi Casino & Resort has selected StylGame as the supplier for both seating and slot stands.

This is a high-end casino, unique in its kind, located on the shores of the Black Sea in Russia. The floor space is mainly dedicated to VIP and high-limit rooms.

StylGame, through its experience in the design of gaming dedicated products, has collaborated with the prestigious Steelman Partners to provide Sochi Casino & Resort with chairs completely customized according to the customer’s requirements. The chair selected for the main floor was Florence Ergo. This chair, a StylGame best seller, was designed in accordance to the ergonomic guide lines intended to increase player’s comfort.

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