In 2020, the Raiders opened Allegiant Stadium for the NFL season, however, the coronavirus pandemic prevented fans of the franchise from attending
In 2020, the Raiders opened Allegiant Stadium for the NFL season, however, the coronavirus pandemic prevented fans of the franchise from attending the building. A year later, the long-awaited moment finally arrived. The gates of the stadium were opened, although that came at a high cost.
According to a report that was made by ‘Sportico’, the Raiders were the team that generated the most money from ticket sales in the 2021 campaign. The Las Vegas team earned a total of $119 million dollars from tickets sold for the duels that the team played.
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EXCLUSIVE: The Las Vegas @Raiders generated the most net ticket revenue in the NFL in 2021
The team brought in $119 million in net gate revenue from general seating and club seating (luxury suites are excluded). pic.twitter.com/lxLGWPb4Nd
— Sportico (@Sportico) July 19, 2022
The results were reported to all 32 teams in the league’s annual box office report, which details net ticket receipts, tickets sold and away team participation (VTS). NFL representatives declined to comment. The Raiders did not respond to a request for comment.
Second place is occupied by the San Francisco 49ers with a total of $117 million dollars. After two trips to the NFC final, the ‘Bahía’ increased their ticket prices and this resulted in big profits that could be surpassed this year. The Top 5 is closed by the New England Patriots, the Los Angeles Rams and the New York Giants.
Cowboys, the one that sold the most tickets
Despite this, the Raiders benefited from the arrival of the NFL in Las Vegas with exorbitant prices and in fact, despite being the ones that generated the most money from ticket sales, they were far from being the team that sold the most tickets during the season. season that ended in February this year.
The Dallas Cowboys were the team that sold the most tickets during the 2021 season. However, due to their slightly lower prices they were left out of the Top 5 of the teams that generated the most money from ticket sales.
The teams that generated the least money are the Detroit Lions, with $51 million, the Washington Commanders, the Jacksonville Jaguars and, surprisingly, the Cincinnati Bengals, champions of the American Conference last season.