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Eric Fisher

Eric Fisher covers baseball and digital media for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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NFL weighs moving from Ticketmaster to open platform model

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 05 / 29 / 17

The NFL is likely to end its exclusive ticketing partnership with Ticketmaster when the contract ends next year, and instead embrace a new open platform model in which authenticated tickets are sold through a range of providers, league and team sources said. The open platform option would allow f...

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

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