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FanSnap NBA Finals Tickets Report

(June 02, 2010)

PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/02/10 -- FanSnap®, the leading live event ticket search engine, today announced the availability of 40,000+ NBA Finals tickets from 18 tickets sites are available on the open market for tickets.

With the Lakers and the Celtics in the NBA Finals, tickets average $854. Had the Suns and Magic made the finals, tickets prices for the Games in Orlando and Phoenix would have averaged $695 -- $159 less than the games in Boston and L.A.

Average ticket prices are higher in L.A. than Boston
NBA Finals tickets for games in L.A. are nearly $350 more than games in Boston. Tickets to the four games in Los Angeles average $1004 while tickets to the three potential games in Boston average $655

The lowest price tickets are $250
While the average price of NBA Finals tickets in L.A. are higher than Boston, the lowest price tickets -- sometimes called the get-in price -- are $250 in both cities.


Fans save 75% in Boston
Buying tickets for super hot events can be daunting for fans. FanSnap takes the guesswork out of the equation by comparing the prices for comparable tickets throughout the venue and then showing fans the Best Value Tickets(SM). Best Value Tickets are the tickets priced significantly lower than comparable seats. We found floor seats for Game 4 in Boston for $598 -- 75% less than the average price for comparable seats.

How 2010 NBA Finals tickets compare
Stanley Cup Finals tickets currently average $1,192 -- that's $338 more than the NBA Finals. At an average ticket price of $854, the 2010 NBA Finals tickets are nearly $150 more than tickets to the 2009 NBA Finals tickets ($709, Lakers -- Magic) at this same point in time.

Average ticket prices for comparable events:
- BCS National Championship ticket = $865 - $1,000
- World Series game tickets = $910 - $1,100
- Super Bowl tickets = $2,200 - $3,200
- Olympic Gold Medal Hockey (U.S. v Canada) tickets = $3,600 - $4,300
- 2010 MLB Opening Day (Yankees @ Red Sox) tickets = $600
- Final Four Championship tickets = $230

**all ticket prices quoted above include ticket site fees.

40,000 tickets from 18 ticket sites
With FanSnap ticket search, we're currently seeing more than 40,000 ticket listings for the NBA Finals. Eighteen ticket sites currently have tickets to see the Celtics and Lakers in the Finals. Fans can use FanSnap to compare NBA Finals tickets from StubHub, TicketNetwork, RazorGator, TicketsNow, eBay, Prestige Entertainment, ASC Ticket Company, Totally Tickets, Ace Ticket, A Great Place to Sit, 714Tickets.com, The Ticket Guys, Barry's Tickets Service, 800buytickets.com, Spectator Tickets, TopStar Tickets, Seacoast Ticket Agency, The Ticket Guys.

FanSnap is a free ticket search engine with more than 14 million sports, theater and concert tickets to 75,000 events. FanSnap highlights the Best Value Tickets at any given moment and displays tickets listings from dozens of ticket sites by the row so fans can easily compare tickets.

FanSnap was named to the "PC World 100: Best Products of 2009" and also named "Most Innovative New Search Engine" of the Search Engine Watch (SEW) Awards 2009.

About FanSnap
FanSnap (http://www.FanSnap.com) is the live event ticket search engine for fans. Our mission is to provide the most comprehensive, accurate, fast and easy-to-use resource for fans to find best value sports, theater and concert tickets. FanSnap provides free ticket search results for dozens of the leading ticket providers, including TicketsNow, TicketNetwork, StubHub, RazorGator, Las Vegas Tickets, Gold Coast Tickets, eBay, Barry's Tickets, AllShows, and Ace Ticket. Our detailed ticket-level search results are made possible by the combination of strategic industry partnerships and systems integration, as well as our FanSnap TicketData(SM) systems and patent-pending dynamic FanSnap Maps(SM). FanSnap.com is also optimized for iPhone access. Palo Alto, CA-based FanSnap was founded in 2007 and is funded by General Catalyst Partners and Highland Capital Partners.

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