17 Oct 2008

Superbowl tickets hit 1000 dollars

6:08 pm on 17 October 2008

The official price of American Football Super Bowl tickets will reach one thousand US dollars for the first time this season.

The NFL has confirmed that 25 percent of the tickets for the finanle in Tampa in February will be priced at one thousand dollars.... 53 thousand tickets will cost 800 US dollars, while the remaining 1 thousand tickets will cost 500 dollars.

At last year's game, the average price of tickets, that went via the official online reseller, was $US 4,300.

The highest ticket price for the first Super Bowl, played at the Los Angeles Coliseum 43 years ago, was 12 US dollars while they went over the 100 dollar mark in 1988 and have increased regularly since.