Super Bowl Ticket Sales Exclude Fans, Suit Says

Law360, New York (January 6, 2014, 3:58 PM EST) -- A class action filed in New Jersey federal court on Monday accuses the National Football League of violating state law by selling only 1 percent of Super Bowl tickets to the public, forcing fans to pay higher prices in the secondary market.

Lead plaintiff Josh Finkelman alleges in the complaint that the NFL is violating the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act, which prohibits the withholding of more than 5 percent of the available seating from sale to the public for any event. He accuses the organization...
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