CEC Entertainment Inc., parent company of the 555-unit Chuck E. Cheese’s brand, said Thursday that its second-quarter profit rose 36 percent, but it warned of a choppy start to the third quarter. The Irving, Texas-based company said profit for the second quarter rose to $6.5 million, or 34 cents per share, from $4.8 million, or 22 cents per share, last year. Revenue increased 3 percent, to $186.2 million from $181 million in the prior-year period. Same-store sales for the second ...

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