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Fusion House

Comcast CEO’s Son Wants to Turn Philly Into an E-Sports Town

June 11th, 2019

Under his father, Brian, Tucker Roberts is fielding teams of professional Overwatch players and investing in the future of gaming.

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Fusion arena

As E-Sports Grow, So Do Their Homes

May 28th, 2019

To provide fans with a richer experience, developers are creating arenas that are designed for pro gaming.

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T1 Enterntainment & Sports

Lagardère Sports to Serve as Commercial Agent for T1 Entertainment & Sports

May 10th, 2019

Lagardère Sports will be responsible for marketing commercial rights for T1 Entertainment & Sports.

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Gritty

Gritty’s project code name was ‘Pigeon,’ and other secrets from his social media team

May 10th, 2019 Philadelphia

At this time last year, Gritty was just an orange twinkle in the eyes of the Flyers marketing team. He didn’t have a shape or a name, but the team knew birthing him in a city like Philadelphia wouldn’t be easy.

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OWL Grand Finals

The Overwatch League Grand Finals Headed to Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia

May 8th, 2019 Philadelphia

The Overwatch LeagueTM today announced the date, venue, and ticketing availability for the 2019 Overwatch League Grand Finals.

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Valerie Camillo

What Gender Equality Month means to me: Valerie Camillo

April 1st, 2019

Flyers president of business operations on how women have made progress in all facets of sports

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Exterior rendering of Fusion Arena

Comcast Spectacor and The Cordish Companies Announce $50 Million, Next-Generation Esports Arena in the Heart of the Philadelphia Sports Complex

March 25th, 2019 Philadelphia

Comcast Spectacor and The Cordish Companies today announced plans for a $50 million, next-generation esports and entertainment venue in the heart of the Philadelphia Sports Complex.

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Exterior Rendering

Comcast to spend $50 million in South Philly to create the nation’s first video gaming arena

March 25th, 2019 Philadelphia

Comcast Spectacor, which owns the Flyers, is to announce Monday morning that it will construct the first arena for gaming fans in the U.S. for the Comcast-owned Fusion, company officials say.

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T1 Entertainment & Sports

Comcast Spectacor Has Global Ambitions for T1 Esports Venture

February 28th, 2019 Philadelphia

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 Philadelphia

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 Philadelphia

“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 Philadelphia

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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