Over the past decade, the National Football League has grown into the largest sports league in North America and has continued to grow into countries around the world. The NFL was formed in 1922, and was originally known as the American Professional Football Association and was comprised of 11 teams. Now, the league is made up of 32 franchises and draws millions of fans to its stadium every year. Its championship game, the Super Bowl, is the most watched sporting event in the world with tickets often the most expensive of any sports event as well.
Collectively the NFL is worth nearly $34 billion, according to Forbes, and many of the teams are worth in excess of $1 billion themselves. Due to its popularity, many teams have waiting lists in the thousands and have begun to capitalize further on it by charging for Personal Seat Licenses, or the right to purchase season tickets. PSL’s are used in other sports, but are especially prevalent in the NFL. They have been in the news more lately, when the Dallas Cowboys announced they would be charging $100,000 for some of their PSLs.
The New York Jets are facing a lawsuit from a group of season ticket holders, filed on Friday in New Jersey. The suit stems from a recent decision by the team to allow season tickets to the mezzanine section at MetLife Stadium to be purchased without Personal Seat Licenses... Read more
With a colossally expensive stadium in the works, it’s no surprise that the Rams and Chargers will be charging fans Personal Seat License (PSL) money to secure spots in the new building. But the numbers, as reported last week, are pretty jaw-dropping. A personal seat license at Hollywood Park... Read more
Super Bowl tickets are pretty hard to come by – with “face value” having little to no meaning and get-in prices this year around $3,000 a seat – but when a Maryland man was caught with fake tickets and an intent to sell, he was forced to pay an... Read more
SeatGeek announced on Monday morning that it has joined StubHub as an official secondary outlet for National Football League tickets, expanding the league’s new “open” ticketing system. The move will integrate the resale platform with the league’s ticketing system, allowing for “verified” tickets to be sold there. “We’re thrilled... Read more
SeatGeek has expanded its operations in the NFL world, as word of a partnership with the Dallas Cowboys hit the news late on Tuesday. As part of the deal, the team will receive a 15 percent equity stake in SeatGeek, according to ESPN’s Darren Rovell (and several other outlets). The... Read more
The question of Super Bowl tickets – specifically those for the 2014 game held at New Jersey’s MetLife Stadium – will be taken up by the New Jersey Supreme Court, according to an article in the New Jersey Law Journal. At question is whether or not a state law... Read more
Super Bowl LII is in the books, and the Philadelphia Eagles are NFL champions.The victory was a first in the Super Bowl era for the Eagles, who last captured a league crown in 1960 – seven years before Super Bowl I. It was their first win in the league’s... Read more
It’s no secret that Super Bowl Sunday is one of the most influential days in sports and pop culture. It also appears to be just as influential when it comes to ticket sales, too. Last minute buyers kept Super Bowl LII the best-selling event on TicketClub.com yesterday — a... Read more
It’s the big day. Super Bowl LII, where we’ll either see another jewel in the crown of the dominant New England Patriots, or a first-ever Super Bowl victory for the Philadelphia Eagles. Tickets are still available – resellers are set up on site with local pick up options, hoping... Read more
For fans of the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles, the wait is nearly over – but the excitement is just coming into focus for the Super Bowl LII ticket price final stretch. With just north of 48 hours until kickoff on Sunday, prices continue to hold strong at... Read more