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If TicketMaster and the NFL’s new Ticket Exchange is anywhere near half correct, the Web is making a heck of market in NFL games. We have been spending some time tinkering with the leagues new ticket service. The NFL got tired of competitors like StubHub and others taking the aftermarket ticket business from them. So the major players came together to create a service. And it seems to be making a relatively liquid market: For sure, using Ticket Exchange is not cheap. TicketMaster is not shy about banging you for fees, taxes and all that nonsense. But there is something fascinating about looking at what is for sale and for what games. As of post time 2500! tickets are available for Cardinals/Giants this weekend at home at Giants Stadium. With good seats in the $85 range. Dolphins/Patriots have 62 tickets available up in Foxborough starting at about $120. And Vikings Steelers have 200 some tickets available. No game seems totally sold out. And many smaller market teams like the Raiders/Jet game out in Oakland appear to have only a few hundred tickets available. Do ticket sellers just give up trying to sell those tickets? Or is demand still high even for less than first rate games?
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