Dave & Buster's marks National Play Day with free game play

May 25th marks National Play Day. So if you happen to like games or know someone who does, Dave & Buster's is offering customers a free $10 Game Play Card. The coupon is only good for today.

From the Dave & Buster's press release:

According to a recent survey, nearly 75 percent of people say they don't have as much fun in their lives as they would like, despite the fact that 99 percent think that having fun on a regular basis is important. The survey also found that:

  • 3 out of 4 people think the economy will have an impact on how much fun they have this summer
  • 84 percent of people have a hard time finding fun, affordable activities to do in the summer
  • 9 out of 10 people would choose $10 free game play instead of a free ice cream cone, chicken sandwich or breakfast.

Earlier this month, Wellspring Capital Management agreed to sell the Dave & Buster's chain of restaurants/video-game arcades to Oak Hill Capital Partners in a deal worth $570 million.

Find Dave & Buster's locations here.

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