TicketsNow Shares Exclusive Insights Into Current Trends in Ticket Availability and Pricing for the NFL Playoffs and Super Bowl XLIV

Jan 22, 2010, 14:57 ET from TicketsNow.com

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- TicketsNow.com, a leading event ticket reseller, utilizes proprietary marketplace software to monitor availability and evaluate ticket prices. With only four teams remaining in the quest for the Super Bowl Championship, which Playoff game tickets are most in demand? Whose fans are most confident? TicketsNow examines exclusive ticket data* to take the pulse of America's football fans.

2009 NFL Playoff Tickets

Avg Sales Price

High/Low List Price

% of Playoff Sales

Tix Avail

New York Jets @ Indianapolis Colts

$323

$135/$5,000

22%

2732

Minnesota Vikings @ New Orleans Saints

$539

$300/$10,000

78%

4600


The average 2008 NFL Championship Playoff ticket resale price was $247.

The NFL Playoffs conclude this Sunday, Jan. 24, 2010. Winning teams advance to the Super Bowl to be played Sunday, Feb. 7, 2010, at the newly named Sun Life Stadium, in Miami, Fla.

This marks a record year for regular-season and post-season NFL ticket retail sales. Based on current resale trends, TicketsNow projects Super Bowl ticket sales to exceed last season by more than 300% and prices to remain relatively comparable to last year.

Super Bowl Tickets Comparative Data

2010

2009

Average Super Bowl Ticket Resale Price

$2,990

$2,267

Super Ticket Face Value

$500-$1,000

$800/$1,000


Super Bowl XLIV Tickets


Tickets Available

1455


Lowest Single Ticket List Price

$1,870 – Section 426, Upper Level, End Zone

Highest Single Ticket List Price

$11,018 – Section 214, Lower Level, 45-Yard Line

Most Expensive Listing

$197,750 – 16-person suite, 30-Yard Line


Super Bowl XLIV Customer Data


Louisiana

15%

New York

13%

Minnesota

7%

Indiana

7%

Florida

18%


To date, customers from 20 states and 10 other countries (Canada, Mexico, Denmark, Brazil, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Japan, Sweden, Germany, Bahamas) have purchased tickets to Super Bowl XLIV.

"We are proud to be among the leading event ticket resellers in the country," said Ron Bension, TicketsNow CEO. "Our proprietary software and technology uniquely enables us to track and evaluate ticket sales trends in order to provide our customers and clients with the best seats at the best prices."

TicketsNow will be closely following, and will make available, key ticket trends up until the Big Game. Additionally, interview opportunities with TicketsNow representatives are available.

*All data current as of 01.22.10

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