It's like bowling, but not! Skee-Ball makes midway-skill, sports, and coin-operated games and attractions, including skee-ball, ring toss, the crane, basketball shooting, and football toss, among others. The company's newer game extensions include Strike It Rich and Buzz Off! Its products are found in carnivals, amusement parks, and arcades. Skee-Ball's games have become a mainstay at themed restaurants the likes of
Chuck E. Cheese
Dave & Busters
. As part of its operations, the company also offers arcade management services, such as game area design, financial projections, and onsite management. The Skee-Ball game was invented and patented by J.D. Estes in 1909.