scalper

Definitions of scalper
1

n someone who buys something and resells it at a price far above the initial cost

“he got theater tickets through a scalper
Types:
ticket tout, tout
someone who buys tickets to an event in order to resell them at a profit
Type of:
plunger, speculator
someone who risks losses for the possibility of considerable gains

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