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BBB Cautions Sports Fans: Play Smart When Buying Tickets Online

Chicago, IL–(ENEWSPF)– With the Major League Baseball playoffs getting underway, Better Business Bureau (BBB) is warning sports fans to be on the lookout for fraudulent sellers when shopping for hard-to-get tickets online.

The secondary-ticket market for sporting and entertainment events, which includes tickets bought and sold by professional brokers, speculators and season-ticket holders, is a $10-billion-a-year industry, with online sales accounting for one-third of transactions and growing 15 to 20 percent a year, according to StubHub.com.

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