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NFL To Raise Prices On Most Expensive Tickets For Super Bowl XLVIII, Reduce Cheapest
Published September 17, 2013
BOXED OUT: In Newark, Jenna Portnoy wrote not even New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is "more powerful than the Super Bowl." Christie over the past few weeks had "boasted about how he would get to hand-pick two dozen VIPS for a sweet reward: the chance to enjoy the biggest sporting event in the country with him in his luxury suite at MetLife Stadium." But Christie’s MetLife Stadium box "will be out of bounds" on game day. Christie's Press Secretary Michael Drewniak said, "The governor does not have a suite for the Super Bowl." Regular season box holders like Christie "take a back seat to Super Bowl organizers who can command a pretty penny for the luxury digs" (Newark STAR-LEDGER, 9/16).