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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tickets were the most expensive at at least one secondary market site super ball History on Monday highlighted expectations for the Las Vegas debut game between the defending champions and perhaps the most popular team in the West.
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The average purchase price on TickPick as of Monday morning was $9,815.That’s nearly double the game’s final average price of $5,795 last year Between the Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles However, the current price may fall.
This also exceeds the previous record of $7,046 for a 2021 game in Tampa, Florida. Between the Buccaneers and Chiefs. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the stadium’s capacity was 33%, increasing demand for each ticket.
For TickPick, the best non-COVID-19 Super Bowl was in 2020 in Miami Gardens, Florida, when the Chiefs and Niners met for the first time in the championship game. Its average price was $6,370.
The cheapest ticket on TickPick for this year’s game was $8,188 on Monday, surpassing the lowest price at this time last year of $5,997.
“Location has always influenced Super Bowl demand, but Las Vegas takes things to a whole other level,” TickPick co-CEO Brett Goldberg told The Associated Press. said in a statement. “It’s already the entertainment capital of the world, and after the Super Bowl, it has a good chance of becoming the sports capital of the world.
“Both teams have been to the Super Bowl at least once in the past five years, so we would normally expect fans to experience some fatigue, which would cause prices to fall. It’s at an all-time high, and a big factor is that fans want to experience their team winning a Super Bowl in Las Vegas.”
StubHub saw similar demand, with the average price of tickets sold Monday at $9,300, which was less than the Super Bowl two years ago. During the same period, a game in Inglewood, Calif., where the Los Angeles Rams were preparing to play the Cincinnati Bengals, averaged $9,797.
The cheapest ticket on StubHub for this year’s game was $6,500.
Sales on the website are currently up 90% over last year and 147% over the 2020 Kansas City and San Francisco meetings.
A convenient location for 49ers fans helps drive demand, with California residents accounting for 26% of tickets sold on StubHub. That’s more tickets than were sold to people living in Nevada (8%) and Kansas or Missouri (7%) combined.
“As expected, Super Bowl I in Las Vegas is showing strong numbers, with sales nearly double what they were this time last year and early demand surpassing the last time Kansas City and San Francisco hosted the games in Miami. by far,” StubHub spokesman Adam Buderi said in a statement. .
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