Monday, March 18, 2013 10:25 am
Fed judge tosses 2011 Super Bowl tickets lawsuit
The Associated Press
U.S. District Judge David Cercone dismissed the fraud claim saying the four buyers can't prove that the National Football League and the Dallas Cowboys intended to defraud anyone. The Cowboys' new stadium was hosting the game between the Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers.
The judge says the case is a contract dispute but the ticket-holders can't pursue it in federal court because the combined ticket, travel and hotel costs don't exceed $75,000.
A separate trial for hundreds of other ticket holders is scheduled in Dallas in October.