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OT: Wealth Simple Stadium?

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OT: Wealth Simple Stadium? 

Post#1 » by WuTang_OG » Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:34 am





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@wealthsimple has secured naming rights for a stadium in downtown #Toronto and we’ve got a sneak peek for you. Stay tuned for the official announcement later this week.



Anyone know anything about this?
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Re: OT: Wealth Simple Stadium? 

Post#2 » by The Flying Gent » Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:47 am

Random guess, but maybe It'll be an general purpose esports arena and home of the Toronto Defiant of the OWL who are looking for a home in the city.

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https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/25/overwatch-team-philadelphia-fusion-will-open-the-first-esports-arena-in-the-us/
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Re: OT: Wealth Simple Stadium? 

Post#3 » by Lucky 24 » Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:02 am

The Flying Gent wrote:Random guess, but maybe It'll be an general purpose esports arena and home of the Toronto Defiant of the OWL who are looking for a home in the city.

Similar to this:

https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/25/overwatch-team-philadelphia-fusion-will-open-the-first-esports-arena-in-the-us/


That would be my guess too and would cater to WealthSimple's core base.
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Re: OT: Wealth Simple Stadium? 

Post#4 » by Bankai » Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:10 am

From what I heard their is talk about actually building a Stadium for the Blue Jays at Ontario Place. If that happens, the Skydome/Rogers Center will be no more. Even a chance that it gets torn down and rebuilt into this Stadium, or maybe some Condos.
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Re: OT: Wealth Simple Stadium? 

Post#5 » by Brinbe » Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:23 am

lol wtf is this garbage hahaha

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Re: OT: Wealth Simple Stadium? 

Post#6 » by Randle McMurphy » Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:26 am

Bankai wrote:From what I heard their is talk about actually building a Stadium for the Blue Jays at Ontario Place. If that happens, the Skydome/Rogers Center will be no more. Even a chance that it gets torn down and rebuilt into this Stadium, or maybe some Condos.

And who is going to pay for this alleged stadium at Ontario Place? The city? Because it certainly won't be Rogers.

They're going to be at the Dome for decades to come.
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Re: OT: Wealth Simple Stadium? 

Post#7 » by RaptorsNorth » Wed Aug 14, 2019 2:38 am

The Flying Gent wrote:Random guess, but maybe It'll be an general purpose esports arena and home of the Toronto Defiant of the OWL who are looking for a home in the city.

Similar to this:

https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/25/overwatch-team-philadelphia-fusion-will-open-the-first-esports-arena-in-the-us/
waste of money. Just use the CNE grounds or Throw up a big tent at downsview, toss these video game nerds in there and call it a day.
EAsport stadium ? Wtf is going on.
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Re: OT: Wealth Simple Stadium? 

Post#8 » by RaptorPride » Wed Aug 14, 2019 2:50 am

RaptorsNorth wrote:
The Flying Gent wrote:Random guess, but maybe It'll be an general purpose esports arena and home of the Toronto Defiant of the OWL who are looking for a home in the city.

Similar to this:

https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/25/overwatch-team-philadelphia-fusion-will-open-the-first-esports-arena-in-the-us/
waste of money. Just use the CNE grounds or Throw up a big tent at downsview, toss these video game nerds in there and call it a day.
EAsport stadium ? Wtf is going on.

It's getting bigger and bigger and brings in a **** ton of money. You can't be calling people nerds when you're on a forum. A 16-year-old just won 3mill playing Fornite.
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Re: OT: Wealth Simple Stadium? 

Post#9 » by GURLAK » Wed Aug 14, 2019 2:50 am

If there is demand for it why not.
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Re: OT: Wealth Simple Stadium? 

Post#10 » by The Flying Gent » Wed Aug 14, 2019 3:14 am

RaptorsNorth wrote:
The Flying Gent wrote:Random guess, but maybe It'll be an general purpose esports arena and home of the Toronto Defiant of the OWL who are looking for a home in the city.

Similar to this:

https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/25/overwatch-team-philadelphia-fusion-will-open-the-first-esports-arena-in-the-us/
waste of money. Just use the CNE grounds or Throw up a big tent at downsview, toss these video game nerds in there and call it a day.
EAsport stadium ? Wtf is going on.



What's going on is you're getting lift in the dust, old man.

It's funny to me because people talk like this all the time, completely oblivious to the the fact that they're no doubt echoing a bunch of no fun grumpy out of touch dinosaurs who got all pissy when traditional sports where becoming a major cultural touchstone and driver of wealth and prestige. It's some damn irony that'll get ya right in the balls.
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Re: OT: Wealth Simple Stadium? 

Post#11 » by Coco Costanza » Wed Aug 14, 2019 3:55 am

Randle McMurphy wrote:
Bankai wrote:From what I heard their is talk about actually building a Stadium for the Blue Jays at Ontario Place. If that happens, the Skydome/Rogers Center will be no more. Even a chance that it gets torn down and rebuilt into this Stadium, or maybe some Condos.

And who is going to pay for this alleged stadium at Ontario Place? The city? Because it certainly won't be Rogers.

They're going to be at the Dome for decades to come.


Yeah, I'd say you're probably right. Shapiro has been hinting that whatever is happening with the Dome will likely be tied into the proposed Rail Deck park, and Oxford Centre developments.
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Re: OT: Wealth Simple Stadium? 

Post#12 » by Raps in 4 » Wed Aug 14, 2019 6:07 am

RaptorPride wrote:
RaptorsNorth wrote:
The Flying Gent wrote:Random guess, but maybe It'll be an general purpose esports arena and home of the Toronto Defiant of the OWL who are looking for a home in the city.

Similar to this:

https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/25/overwatch-team-philadelphia-fusion-will-open-the-first-esports-arena-in-the-us/
waste of money. Just use the CNE grounds or Throw up a big tent at downsview, toss these video game nerds in there and call it a day.
EAsport stadium ? Wtf is going on.

It's getting bigger and bigger and brings in a **** ton of money. You can't be calling people nerds when you're on a forum. A 16-year-old just won 3mill playing Fornite.


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Re: OT: Wealth Simple Stadium? 

Post#13 » by Courtside » Wed Aug 14, 2019 3:29 pm

Any such "arena" is basically built like a concert venue, but with all the added tech and big screens to accomodate the esports events. Toronto is lacking in a midsize concert venue (say 4-6k people) and the cost of this can be justified for some investor knowing there will be a large number of nights that can be booked for concerts, corporate events, etc..

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