Religion paid off 4 man who purchased Tremendous Bowl tickets

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TAMPA BAY, FL (KCTV) — On varied ticket promoting web sites reminiscent of StubHub and Ticketmaster, we’ve seen tickets to the Tremendous Bowl attain prices as excessive as $30,000.

One Kansas Metropolis Chiefs fan in Tampa was capable of get them for almost 5 occasions much less that quantity. Joey Lowery did it with loads of religion. He bought seven tickets in November when the common season was nonetheless occurring. And for months and months, he simply stored his fingers crossed that the Chiefs would maintain profitable.

It was an up and down expertise. He says one of many scariest moments was when Patrick Mahomes bought injured within the playoff recreation versus the Cleveland Browns.

Fortunately, the group got here out on prime, and one other win later they had been headed to the Tremendous Bowl. However the large query nonetheless stays what he would have completed if in some way the Chiefs didn’t make it to the massive recreation.

“I don’t actually know. If the chiefs wouldn’t have gone, I imply for a Tremendous Bowl expertise in Tampa, I most likely would have completed it. However seeing how a lot the tickets additionally bumped as much as, I don’t know that’s a 50-50 there,” he stated.

As for the ticket costs, Lowery says he’s been following the market, and says the costs have actually taken off the final three weeks.

Santiago Corrado, is the president & CEO of Go to Tampa Bay. He says regardless of the pandemic the town of Tampa by no means misplaced religion that Tremendous Bowl 55 could be performed this 12 months.

There are adjustments in place to maintain everybody secure. The Chiefs will not even get into city till Saturday. The Bucs shall be remoted of their apply facility.

As for the followers, solely 22,000 followers shall be contained in the stadium for the sport and roughly 7,500 of them shall be vaccinated healthcare employees, particular visitors of the NFL.