CHICAGO (WBBM/CBS) – The biggest sellers this week might not be stocks on Wall Street, but tickets to this Sunday’s Bears-Packers match-up at Soldier Field.
As WBBM Newsradio 780’s Bernie Tafoya reports, the Bears are selling a limited number of tickets – a few thousand – starting at 2 p.m. Tuesday through Ticketmaster.
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Tickets for the hottest sports contest, perhaps, in Chicago history, are selling for $134 to $586 at face value.
They will be sold by phone at (800) 745-3000 or online only.
If you are not lucky enough to get tickets that way, you will have to get ticket brokers or individual owners who are selling them online.
On Craigslist, one season ticket holder says he is selling two tickets at $900 apiece. He shows a picture of the two tickets and their prime location, and calls it “amazing aisle seats for the rival game that could lead to the Super Bowl.”
Brokers say customers should expect to pay almost $700 on the low end, with prime seats expected to fetch up to $5,000.
As it is, check of online broker sites finds the cheapest tickets at about $500, and they go up into the thousands.
For more information about tickets, go to ChicagoBears.com.