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Old 06.02.2017, 11:09 AM
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Originally Posted by Viking on a Spring View Post
If a ban on reselling tickets can work for soccer it can work for any other event, there has been some movement towards this at parliament but I wouldn't hold my breath. I personally would allow any ticket to be sold as long as it's not above face value, the system right now is skewed too much in favour of the touts, whether legal or otherwise.
In that case the ban is related to public safety and supposedly knowing who is in the stadium, it's nothing to do with pricing.

Tottenham and Everton both have formal partnerships with Stubhub for resale of seats where season ticket holders can sell above face value.

Principally due to the legacy of organised violence at games, by law, football/soccer fans are profiled differently to any other sport. So it's not a case that can easily be applied to other events.
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