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T1 Entertainment & Sports

Comcast Spectacor Has Global Ambitions for T1 Esports Venture

February 28th, 2019

Comcast Spectacor and Korean telecommunications giant SK Telecom announced Monday that they're launching "T1 Entertainment and Sports," a new joint esports partnership.

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Center City Club

Wells Fargo Center Unveils Plans for Expanded Event-Level Club

February 28th, 2019 Philadelphia

Comcast Spectacor today announced the plans for an expansion and redesign of the Wells Fargo Center’s exclusive event-level club. Details of the reimagined Center City Club are the latest string of advances unveiled within the arena’s multi-year Transformation 2020 initiative.

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(Left to Right) SK Telecom CEO, Park Jung-Ho, and Comcast Spectacor President of Spectacor Gaming, Tucker Roberts, at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona upon the announcement of “T1 Entertainment & Sports,” a global esports joint venture.

SK Telecom and Comcast Spectacor Announce Global Esports Joint Venture

February 25th, 2019

SK Telecom and Comcast Spectacor have reached a deal to form a global esports joint venture. The newly created entity, to be named T1 Entertainment & Sports, will include the ultra successful SK Telecom T1 League of Legends (LoL) Champions Korea (LCK) team, as well as teams in competitive gaming segments that include Fortnite, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, Super Smash Brothers, Hearthstone and Apex Legends.

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Main Concourse

Wells Fargo Center Reveals Next Phase of 'Transformation 2020' Advancements

February 19th, 2019 Philadelphia

The next phase of the $250 million, multi-year 'Transformation 2020' initiative surrounds significant upgrades throughout the arena’s Main Concourse level, which will deliver an impressive and energizing welcome to every guest who enters the venue. To be completed by the Fall of 2019, the next wave of enhancements embody the largest investment and most impactful improvements since the arena first opened its doors in 1996.

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Wells Fargo Center Scoreboard

Wells Fargo Center to Introduce the World’s First Kinetic 4K Center-Hung Scoreboard

February 11th, 2019

“Transformation 2020” Advances as Comcast Spectacor Partners with ANC to Create Unprecedented Combination of Transformative 4mm LED Technology

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Rendering of new Pattison Place office building

New office building to rise next to stadiums

February 7th, 2019

Comcast Spectacor of Philadelphia and the Cordish Cos. of Baltimore have teamed up on plans to construct a new $80 million office building adjacent to the Xfinity Live! entertainment complex in South Philadelphia.

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Rendering of new Pattison Place office building

Comcast Spectacor plans office tower in South Philly stadium complex

February 7th, 2019 Philadelphia

Comcast Spectacor, owner of the Wells Fargo Center sports and concert venue and the Philadelphia Flyers hockey team, wants to build a glass-sheathed office tower beside its Xfinity Live! entertainment complex as a first step toward developing the sprawling property under its control in the South Philadelphia stadium district.

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Rendering of Pattison Place office building

New Office Building at Philadelphia Sports Complex Expected to Create 1,670 New Jobs

February 7th, 2019

An exciting new office building in the heart of the Philadelphia Sports Complex is expected to provide a major boost to the city and state economy.

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Headshot of Valerie Camillo

Comcast Spectacor Names Valerie Camillo President of Business Operations for the Philadelphia Flyers and Wells Fargo Center

December 10th, 2018

Former Washington Nationals and NBA Executive to Oversee All Key Revenue Functions, Marketing Initiatives, Analytics, Technology and Business Optimization

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Fusion players on stage during a match at Blizzard Arena in Los Angeles, CA

Philadelphia Fusion to host first Overwatch League match in Philadelphia

November 21st, 2018

For the first time since their inception in 2017, the Fusion will play a full-squad professional Overwatch League match in Philadelphia on Dec. 1 at Lucky Strike in Center City.

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Danny Briere in Maine Mariners gear standing on the ice with Mariners player blurred in the background.

Former Flyer Danny Briere finds new life reviving the Mariners of Maine

October 22nd, 2018

Down on the ice, still the smallest person on skates, Danny Briere is gesturing with his hand and his stick, explaining some of the intricacies of working along the boards to 26-year-old Terrence Wallin, a Yardley native and assistant captain of the ECHL's newest team, the Maine Mariners.

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Flyers' mascot Gritty taking selfies with enthusiastic Flyers fans.

Gritty Gusto

October 10th, 2018

Gritty has emotionally wrecked Philly, a city that went from hating everything about him to defending his honor at all costs. In just two weeks.

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Flyers fan rating Wells Fargo Center restroom by pressing happy face on HappyOrNot kiosk.

The Wells Fargo Center wants to know if fans are HappyOrNot

October 1st, 2018

The Wells Fargo Center has installed 75 "HappyOrNot" machines to allow fans to rate restrooms, retail locations, and concession stands. The devices have just four buttons – ranging from dark green and very smiley to bright red and really frowny – and collect volumes of anonymous data.

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Side profile shot of Comcast Spectacor President and CEO Dave Scott.

Dave Scott is going all in as the Flyers’ boss

September 18th, 2018

Dave Scott is talking as if he's a millennial. He's on his feet in the conference room at the top of the Wells Fargo Center that once served as Ed Snider's office, enthusiasm spilling from every pore of his 65-year-old body as he raves about players on his esports team — "Carpe," "fragi," "Poko," and "snillo" — the latest stars of Comcast Spectacor's ever-increasing empire of sports entertainment.

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Photo of Philadelphia skyline through construction opening of Wells Fargo Center.

After upgrades, the Wells Fargo Center opens a new horizon

August 25th, 2018

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