An Oregon Ducks fan thought he scored a good deal for tickets to the national championship game against the Ohio State Buckeyes, but the tickets were rescinded by StubHub because of a misplaced comma, Allan Brettman of The Oregonian reports.
Oregon alum Patrick Leonard was going to take his son, daughter and daughter's friend to the national championship to see their favorite team take on the Buckeyes.
When Leonard was scanning StubHub on New Year's Day, he came across four tickets priced at $414.84 each. The description said they included "access to Field Level Club and Founders Club which includes all-inclusive food and beverage. Founders Club – Roomier cushioned seats."
With such a great deal in front of him, Leonard purchased four tickets for $1,659.36. However his receipt read, "$16,59.36 USD." The next day, Leonard noticed a charge on his credit card bill for $16,059.36.
After trying to get answers, Leonard was finally reached on Monday and learned his order would not be honored. StubHub did offer $1,600 towards future purchases as a gesture of good will.
Leonard has written about his experience on his personal blog and said he will not be using the vouchers in the future.
- Josh Sanchez