#94-The Daily Show – Triumph to Pickleball, Arcade Economics, and Playful Gyms

  • cover play_arrow


LBX Daily Show
Transcript arrow_drop_down


As the new year kicks into gear, we’re buzzing with anticipation for our 100th episode milestone, and what better way to celebrate than with a captivating lineup at the IAAPA FEC Summit? Prepare to be enthralled by keynote speaker Vince Vicente, an Olympic downhill skier whose story of triumph will leave you on the edge of your seat. Meanwhile, pickleball aficionados will revel in our discussion on Camp Pickle’s staggering $200 million venture, a testament to the sport’s skyrocketing popularity that’s smashing our initial forecasts.

If you’re an operator grappling with the nuances of arcade pricing, prepare for an eye-opening session as we unpack the intricacies of this art form, taking cues from the competitive landscape of venues like Dave and Buster’s. We’ll also unravel the challenges faced by giants like Sony as they navigate the family entertainment center space. Plus, for those considering the mall as a venue for arcade fun, we weigh the pros and cons of such a venture. And don’t miss the scoop on Play and Stay in Scottsdale, Arizona, where the fusion of play and education is set to redefine the children’s play center experience. So, if you’re ready to level up your knowledge of entertainment and leisure, tune in for an episode packed with industry insights and inspiring tales.

About the author


More posts


The brainchild of two location-based experience enthusiasts, Christine Buhr and Brandon Willey, the LBX Collective aims to inform and educate, create opportunities to connect with industry peers, and to spur collaboration, discourse, and cross-pollination of ideas.

Join the Podcast Crew

Are you a location-based entertainment or family entertainment center subject matter expert? 

Do you have specific knowledge, ideas, successes or failures that you want to share with the LBC Collective community?

Request to join our LBX Collective Podcast Crew


Login to enjoy full advantages

Please login or subscribe to continue.


Go Premium!

Enjoy the full advantage of the premium access.


Stop following

Unfollow Cancel

Cancel subscription

Are you sure you want to cancel your subscription? You will lose your Premium access and stored playlists.

Go back Confirm cancellation