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04-28-2011, 11:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Brooklyn Ranger View Post
Going to games is no longer part of every day life--it's an event now and people pay accordingly. And it's not going to change any time soon. The economic system has changed in this country and the owners of sports teams have gotten with the program.
Right, but while we've always had the same economic system in place, I feel it's important to mention how the wealth distribution has changed.

One thing they could do to reduce the cost of tickets would be to stop utilizing 3rd parties for distribution... Ticket Master adds roughly 25% to the cost of the cheapest ticket. It's not like they don't have the capacity to do so. Although I don't exactly know the details of the entire operation so maybe I'm not in the best position to comment.

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