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Golden Knights Reach Secondary Ticketing Deal With StubHub, AXS

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 19 / 17

The Golden Knights have completed a deal in which StubHub and AXS will be the expansion team’s co-exclusive secondary ticket partners. The two companies will collaborate on a jointly operated official resale destination for the club involving StubHub and AXS’ Flash Seats, and each will g...

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