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In ticket scalping, laws of supply and demand play out near venues

Scalping, also known as ticket reselling, operates under a supply-and-demand model similar to almost every other market. It's legal in Arizona, with some constraints on where it can occur. An economics professor says ticket scalping represents an unfettered market.
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Apr 11, 2014, 12:15 pm
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I personally can recall no show or sporting event that made me want to see it so badly that I was willing to pay more than face value for the ticket. That said, yeah, more power to them…so long as the tickets are legit. My biggest concern with scalpers is how do I know they’re not counterfeit? Also, you can’t really use debit or credit with one of these guys.

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