Super bowl 2015 ticket lottery
Pociask called the lottery system for fans "a PR stunt designed to make it look like the NFL is committed to giving average consumers a shot at going to the game at an affordable price.".
NFL Ticket Exchange offered from 3,480 to 15,000 each.
Capacity for a regular-season game at Levis Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., is about 68,500, but capacity for the Super Bowl hasnt been finalized yet, said NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy.Of those, an unknown amount were offered to Broncos season-ticket holders, and an unknown number were sold to PrimeSport, the Broncos travel partner.Brian Learst, the CEO of QuintEvents, told USA today Sports that 1,100 tickets were packaged for the suite at University of Phoenix Stadium.Clubs can distribute no more than 15 tickets to any Super Bowl player or assistant coach.Patrick Ryan, co-owner of a ticket brokering company called The Ticket Experience, said it's a case of "if you can't beat 'em, then join 'em with the NFL sharing in the revenue with Ticketmaster and using sales data so as to maximize pricing in the.Tim Hoops, a Broncos season-ticket holder since 1967 who has not won any of the teams eight Super Bowl lotteries over nearly 40 years, was grateful for the fun ride this season but annoyed by the teams secrecy leading up to the big game.Brent Schrotenboer, USA today Sports Published picnik photo editor cnet 9:28.m.
"We want the fans who win the lottery for the tickets at 500 to attend the game at that price NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy said.
The Broncos received thousands of tickets from the NFL, although the league wont say exactly how many.
The San Francisco 49ers (host team) receives 5 percent.
In 2005, the league slapped then-Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Tice with a 100,000 fine for scalping Super Bowl tickets.
By Thursday evening, there were 149 listings ranging from 8,400 to 28,888.
Before the Broncos last went to the Super Bowl, the NFL was the target of a class-action lawsuit alleging the league violated New Jerseys anti-ticket-scalping law.NFL takes aim at 25 billion, but at what price?Remaining 29 teams share.8 percent (1.2 percent each).The Broncos play in a stadium owned by taxpayers and should be transparent about how they split the tickets they receive, he said.But the rules are different for players and another 1,000 fans who are lucky enough to get the chance to buy Super Bowl tickets for 500.QuintEvents, a service provider for NFL On Location, said this year they built a 20,000-square-foot suite, the largest ever for a Super Bowl.One grand prize winner will receive plane tickets for two from Seattle to Phoenix, tickets to the Super Bowl, plus a hotel stay and spending money.For example, PrimeSport, a sports travel company in Atlanta, has deals with several NFL teams to be their official travel partner, including the Seattle Seahawks, who play the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl on Sunday.