Happenings Rick Fox at HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas (Photo Credit: HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas)

Published on December 5th, 2019 | by Jerry Doby

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Sighting: Rick Fox Streams for 24 Hours at HyperX Esports Arena in Las Vegas

Rick Fox at HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas (Photo Credit: HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas)

On Thursday, December 5, former NBA basketball player, actor, and esports businessman Rick Fox got in the game at HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas to complete a 24-hour charity livestream to benefit the Bahamas Relief Foundation. Beginning on Wednesday, Fox pledged to stream for 24 straight hours in the arena’s streaming booth during the popular League of Legends All-Star tournament by developer Riot Games. He was joined by popular content creators and gamers including Travis Gifford, Hammoudi “Yassuo” Abdalrhman, Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok and more.

Rick Fox at HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas (Photo Credit: HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas)

Rick Fox at HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas (Photo Credit: HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas)

Streaming live on Twitch, Fox participated in many challenges during the 24 hours to draw attention to the campaign, including coloring his hair and dressing in a Santa Claus suit. Through his efforts, Fox raised more than $50k for the fundraiser.

HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas is the first dedicated esports arena on the Strip and the flagship venue of Allied Esports. The state-of-the-art arena spans 30,000 square feet and features a two-story LED video wall, telescopic seating, a world-class production and streaming facility, and is a ready-to-go championship destination and content studio for publishers, developers and more.


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