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Some Raiders ticket prices are slashed in half — for Winnipeg game

After shockingly few people had purchased tickets to next week’s Raiders “home game” in Winnipeg next week, there’s finally been a rash of sales for the preseason game against the Packers.

And we sense it had nothing to do with both the Raiders and Green Bay notching impressive victories in their openers last week. More likely it’s because the promoter slashed prices in half for many seats for the game at IG Field, according to CBC.ca.

The exorbitant prices — some prime seats cost nearly $450 after taxes — were mostly to blame for just about 8,900 tickets being sold at the 33,000-seat stadium for the Aug.