Ticket Scalping, Legal?

1 decade 2 years 9 months ago Sunday, September 02 2007 Sep 2, 2007 Sunday, September 02, 2007 1:48:46 PM CDT September 02, 2007 in News

Congress passed a bill legalizing ticket scalping. The legislation now waits for Governor Blunt's signature.

Proposed legislation would authorize $66 million a year in tax breaks to businesses, investors and film makers.

The University of Missouri Athletic Department and Ticketmaster both said legalizing ticket scalping would not significantly affect their business.

Although ticket scalping is currently illegal, some students try to push the limits.

MU student Levi Robertson said he usually doesn't scalp tickets.

"I probably wouldn't put it on facebook because it's illegal," he said. "But if someone I knew said yeah, I'll give you $80 for it, then yeah, I'd probably sell it to them."

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