PAX Prime 2013 sold out in hours, but not to the fans

An editor (John Stewart) for "The Slanted" wrote about the surge in scalping tickets on eBay this year for PAX Prime 2013: "In just a few hours, including a few moments when the ticket selling service ShowClix just stopped operating all together, PAX Prime 2013 was completely sold out.

Normally I would be ecstatic that the social and media event was becoming so popular. The team that puts it together is one of the the best in the industry and I have never attended and had a bad time. This time though I’m a little annoyed. Selling out in just hours, with tickets selling on sites like ebay for $250 in some cases, shows that there is a serious problem with how tickets are distributed".

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