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Old 01-10-2008   #1
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Check out this website for the rights to purchase Super Bowl Tickets for the Super Bowl next year. The rights to purchase tickets for the Texans are $50.00 each. Today is the first day to purchase, check it out quick, prices will go up.

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This is a good investment.
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This is availiable for all NFL teams and other sports also. The prices change as they are sold thoughout the year. Last year they started out at $25.00.
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It's not an investment, it's roulette, and the number of nooks on the wheel (and the price of the table/IPO) is proportional to the odds of your team reaching the Super Bowl. If your team doesn't make it, you lose your $50 bet. If your team makes it, you have the chance to realize a 15:1 to 20:1 return* whether you go to the game yourself or sell your 'forward.' At least that's the way I understand it.

* turning a $50 bet into a $750 - $1000 SB ticket.

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It's not an investment, it's roulette, and the number of nooks on the wheel (and the price of the table/IPO) is proportional to the odds of your team reaching the Super Bowl. If your team doesn't make it, you lose your $50 bet. If your team makes it, you have the chance to realize a 15:1 to 20:1 return* whether you go to the game yourself or sell your 'forward.' At least that's the way I understand it.

* turning a $50 bet into a $750 - $1000 SB ticket.

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aj are you saying that even thought you have the right to buy the ticket, you will still pay above what they sell them for?
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No. You pay 50 bucks (in this case) for a SB ticket - if the Texans make the Super Bowl. That's it. If they don't make it, you lose your $50. (that's the way I understand it)

I haven't looked at the prices but I would expect that as the odds for your team reaching the SB get better, the cost for the IPO/forward goes up. I doubt that forwards for teams like the Colts or NE are even available for much less than the face value of a SB ticket.

This kind of stuff is similar to game shows and casinos. The guys behind this use statistical modeling techniques so they know exactly the probability of win/fail with each team and they set these prices accordingly. They know what to offer and when - kind of like Deal or No Deal - based on probability of win/lose.

If you have an extra $50 that you can do without, it's not a bad bet but only if you really think your team can make some noise in the playoffs. Otherwise that $50 could buy about six or seven 6-packs of St. Arnold's Texas Wheat or Shiner Bock or a tank of gas. Your call.

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