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More than 52,000 registered for Marlins' Opening Night ticket lottery


Scoring individual tickets to the Marlins’ opener will be much like banking on winning the Florida Lottery.

As of Wednesday morning, more than 52,000 fans had registered for a chance to purchase up to two tickets for Opening Night. They will be vying for as few as 1,000 tickets for the April 4 game against the World Series-champion Cardinals, although the Marlins haven’t specified the actual number that will be made available.

Online registration will continue through Feb. 20. Winners will be announced Feb. 23. There is no charge to register for this opportunity.

There are other opportunities to purchase tickets for Opening Night, including the newly added 10-Game Pack. The Opening Night 10-Game pack is on sale at marlins.com, with prices starting at $250 for 10 games, including the opener.

Meanwhile, tickets to the two exhibitions against the Yankees at Marlins Park will go on sale Saturday at 10 a.m. at Marlins.com. For the April 1 game, approximately 25,000 tickets will be available, with about 30,000 tickets for the April 2 game.

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CRAIG DAVIS In more than 33 years at the Sun Sentinel, Craig Davis has written about a wide variety of sports topics from baseball to yachting, fishing to triathlons, and also worked as a copy editor and page designer. Recently he reported on local sports, including running, swimming, cycling, equestrian and beach volleyball. He enjoys sports as a participant as well as a spectator, is active in the South Florida running scene plays in the curling club at Saveology Iceplex. This blog offers a glimpse at the business side of sports in the interest of enhancing enjoyment of the games and sporting options as a spectator as well as a participant.
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