Blue Jays, other MLB teams profit from StubHub ticket scalping

The National

The Blue Jays and other MLB teams are profiting from tickets resold on StubHub, according to a joint investigation between the CBC and the Toronto Star. Our investigation into ticket scalping reveals 16,000 tickets for the Toronto team's season home opener were available on resale websites like StubHub and TicketsNow. In a first-of-its-kind investigation, data journalists systematically tracked Blue Jays tickets for months with real-time analysis — starting when Ticketmaster put them on sale. Fans are getting charged way over face value and the teams know it — the Blue Jays are in partnership with StubHub, meaning the team takes a cut of every one of those resold tickets

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