The (pizza) party's over. Texas-based CEC Entertainment, Inc., parent company of the popular Chuck E. Cheese theme restaurant chain in the U.S., has filed for bankruptcy as the combo of tremendous debt and stay-at-home orders during the COVID-19 pandemic derailed their business.
CEC Entertainment's FRISK® score had been at a "1" for the past several months. For a public company, any score of "1" indicates a 10-to-50x greater probability that the company goes bankrupt inside of a year compared to its peers:
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