Dave & Buster’s plans to hire over 230 workers for Anchorage location

Entertainment and restaurant chain Dave & Buster's will open its first Alaska location in March at the Dimond Center mall in Anchorage.

The Dallas-based company plans to hire more than 230 people for the new 43,000-square-foot location, the chain said Tuesday.

This will be the 110th location in North America for Dave & Buster's, where patrons can eat, drink and play arcade games.

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In 2016, Dave & Buster's plans to come to Anchorage spurred state legislators to tweak state law, clarifying that gambling doesn't include arcade-style amusement games of skill (as opposed to chance) that reward small, non-cash prizes. That paved the way for the chain to come to Alaska.

The restaurant will hire servers, bartenders, line cooks, game techs and other positions.

Annie Zak

Annie Zak was a business reporter for the ADN between 2015 and 2019.