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American Sports Entertainment Company (“ASEC”) and Ammons Ventures Acquire Six Acres of Land at Polar Ice Raleigh

-Plan to Construct a Second Ice Rink and Upgrade Facility Raleigh, NC August 17, 2023 – ASEC, which owns and operates five Polar Ice branded ice rinks in Wake County, and Ammons Ventures are proud to announce the land acquisition and plans to develop the facility into a twin-sheet ice arena. The purchase further strengthens the partners’ commitment to ice sports in the Triangle Region. Polar Ice Raleigh is conveniently located in the center of the greater Raleigh area, and already

ASEC is Proud to Announce Another Fine Acquisition

On Dec 16th ASEC purchased a very successful single sheet ice rink in Wilmington NC. This facility fits in nicely with ASEC’s 7 sheets of ice in the Raleigh NC market. ASEC southern VP, Michael Baxter, did a great job on this acquisition and will oversee the day to day operations.


December 7, 2022 – The Town of Mammoth Lakes, Mammoth Lakes Tourism (MLT), and Mammoth Lakes Recreation (MLR) have launched an historic new, community-driven partnership with National Hockey League (NHL) franchise, the LA Kings. As part of the expansive, multiyear partnership, brokered by AEG Global Partnerships, the partners have teamed up to launch “LA Kings Ice at Mammoth Lakes”– the Town’s first indoor Olympic-sized ice rink. Photo left to right: Kelly Cheeseman, John Urdi, Stuart Brown, Katrina Kelly, Brad Berman, Luc Robitaille

LA Kings, ASEC celebrate re-opening of LA Kings Iceland at Paramount

By Zach Dooley – October 26, 2022 The LA Kings held a special ribbon-cutting ceremony earlier today at LA Kings Iceland at Paramount, for the grand re-opening of the facility. This past June, the LA Kings and American Sports Entertainment Company – ASEC- announced the purchase of the facility, the latest ice facility to fall under the Kings umbrella. Kings President Luc Robitaille was on hand to cut the ribbon, along with representatives from the Kings, AEG and ASEC. “I love the

LA Kings, AEG, & ASEC Acquire Historic Paramount Iceland Facility

Home to the first Zamboni machine, a new name and significant upgrades are forthcoming; original Zamboni model to be displayed in lobby by LA Kings @LAKings / The LA Kings, AEG, and American Sports Entertainment Company (ASEC) have purchased the newly-named LA Kings Iceland at Paramount, the group announced today. The transaction includes the acquisition of the land, building and historic business formerly known as Paramount Iceland. In addition to being a mainstay in Paramount and serving the community