Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Super Bowl XLV 2011 Tickets for sale boost economy

THE economy has good and bad news daily.  Today the news is doom in gloom in many sectors, for sportsfans however, there seems to be a huge disconnect.   With housing markets failing and economists advising to buckle up and buy gold and save your $$$$, Superbowl fans shell out big bucks to watch a football game Live, and in person.  There are other costs associated such as plane tickets, housing and transportation to the game, but fans do not seem to care. 
During the Depression people escaped bad news by going to the movies, but the ultimate escape for many is a live football game and the Superbowl XLV promises to be a great escape with Steelers vs. Packers.  Below are the statistics for this years sales (so far),  
NFL Ticket Exchange – the official ticket resale marketplace of the NFL. Fans have the ability to buy and sell tickets for the highly anticipated Super Bowl XLV (Green Bay Packers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers | Sunday, February 6, 2011 *
The latest analysis from Ticketmaster reveals increasing demand for this year's game with an uptick in regional and international interest. Here's the breakdown of ticket availability, ticket price range, average and highest ticket price sold thus far, and percentage of tickets sold by location.
  • More than 1,860 Super Bowl XLV tickets are currently available on the NFL Ticket Exchange
  • Ticket Prices range from $2,907 - $23,730
    • Low $2,907 – Section 43, Upper Level, End Zone
    • High $23,730 – Section C135, Lower Level, Mid Field
  • Average Ticket Price (sold) - $4,118.87
  • Highest Ticket Price (sold) - $15,946.34
  • % of Super Bowl XLV tickets sold by location:

                        1. Texas
                        2. Pennsylvania
                        3. Wisconsin
                        4. California
                        5. Florida
                        6. Georgia
                        7. Illinois
                        8. New York

Fans have purchased Super Bowl XLV tickets on the NFL Ticket Exchange from as far away as AmsterdamTokyoSao Paulo,Newfoundland, and Dublin.


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