Free App Allows Fun Seekers to Skip the Line, Recharge Power Cards® from Anywhere Via Android and iPhone
DALLAS – November 28, 2012 – The fun really never has to stop at Dave & Buster’s, thanks to the launch of the Dave & Buster’s Charging Station app. This new app for Android and iPhone users makes it easy for guests to reload their Power Cards® at home, on the go or even from the seat of their favorite game – no need to wait in line or use an in-store kiosk. The app is free and available now on the App Store and Google Play.
In addition to mobile Power Card charging, the Dave & Buster’s Charging Station app allows users to keep track of and quickly check their Power Card balances, Rewards points and tickets earned toward Winners Circle prizes. Plus, the app includes a location finder, so Dave & Buster’s super fans can find the nearest Dave & Buster’s location in seconds.
“When guests come to D&B, they get state-of-the-art games, and we wanted charging a Power Card to be high-tech too!” said Sean Gleason, chief marketing officer at Dave & Buster’s. “We’re passionate about play, and with this new app you can pack even more play into your time at D&B.”
Using the app is easy – D&B fans simply download the app using their Android or iPhone, and sign up for an app account. Then, they input a Power Card by entering the number and four-digit PIN located on the back of the card. (Power Cards without four-digit PINs can be swapped for a new card at any Dave & Buster’s location.) To recharge the Power Card, users enter credit card information, authorize payment and get right back to nonstop play in the Midway!
Dave & Buster’s worked with Apriva, a Scottsdale, Arizona-based provider of secure mobile commerce and payment processing technologies, to develop the app.
“Dave & Buster’s recognizes that a growing number of customers want the convenience of mobile payment solutions—without comprising security,” said Paul Coppinger, president of Apriva. “We are very pleased to have worked with Dave & Buster’s to develop a flexible mobile app that is reliable, accessible and fun to use, while delivering the most robust security in the industry.”
About Dave & Buster’s
Innovators of the restaurant/entertainment category, Dave & Buster’s was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. Dave & Buster’s now operates 60 large venue, high volume restaurant/entertainment complexes throughout the United States that offer a food and fun-filled experience to adults and families. This exciting environment of the Dave & Buster’s complex contributes to each guest’s experience and also provides the perfect setting for corporate and group events.
Each Dave & Buster’s offers an impressive selection of high-quality food and beverage items, combined with ultimate sports watching and an extensive array of interactive entertainment attractions such as state-of the-art simulators, virtual reality and traditional carnival style amusements and games of skill. Dave & Buster’s emphasizes high levels of guest service in an upscale atmosphere to create casual, yet sophisticated, ideal playing conditions. For more about Dave & Buster’s, visit www.daveandbusters.com.