Super Bowl Ticket Prices Nearly Double From Last Year

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CHICAGO (WBBM) – It has never been cheap to attend a Super Bowl, but one ticket website is reporting the average price for a ticket to Sunday’s game has nearly doubled from last year.

As WBBM Newsradio 780’s Mary Frances Bragiel reports, officials from reportedly say the average price for a ticket to the Green Bay Packers-Pittsburgh Steelers game is $4,683 – nearly double the price from the last Super Bowl.

LISTEN: Newsradio 780’s Mary Frances Bragiel reports

Wisconsin residents have purchased three times the number of tickets from the site.

On StubHub, prices start at $2,000 and go as high as $277,000.

Meantime, a poll taken by City’s Best has 32 percent of Chicago residents saying they will watch the game at home with friends, 26 percent say they’ll attend a house party, and 18 percent say during the game they will be arranging their closet.

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