$3,000 for free Blackhawks rally tickets? Fans up in arms over process

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It didn’t take long for tickets to Thursday’s Blackhawks rally to start appearing for sale on sites like craigslist.

The event, a celebration being held in Soldier Field and requiring tickets obtained for free through Ticketmaster, sold out in minutes. Numerous complaints on social media pointed out freezes and delays.

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There are only about 60,000 seats available for an event that has brought millions into Chicago streets in 2010 and 2013.

A pack of four of the free tickets was being offered for $100 on craigslist, a price that seemed to be the median of the packages being offered so far.

The prices on tickets varied widely – as did the promised delivery times.

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Some of the reactions/rants on Twitter:

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