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A group of hockey fans in Boise, Idaho, are suing their local arena after it emerged that patrons have been duped into thinking that a $7 beer contains more brew than a $4 beer for the past five years.

The lawsuit states that CenturyLink Arena, home of the Idaho Steelheads hockey team, defrauded customers by charging $3 more for a tall, narrow cup advertised as a ‘large’ that actually holds the same amount of beer as the shorter, wider cup described as a ‘small.’

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  1. jackiel posted on 03/14/2014 08:11 AM
    And it took them 5 years to figure it out?
  2. sojbee posted on 03/14/2014 10:16 AM
    Sneaky. Someone sat down, had a meeting about this and made the decision to essencially charge $3 more for a plastic cup! I would say its consumers protection agency issue. If this were in Ontario, they would get seriously fined I think, maybe even jail time through the Ontario consumers protection agency!
    1. Rainee posted on 03/14/2014 12:26 PM
      @sojbee Ha! You're funny. Consumer Protection in Ontario........jail........ha, ha. That's so funny, thanks for the laugh.
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A group of hockey fans in Boise, Idaho, are suing their local arena after it emerged that patrons have been duped into thinking that a $7 beer contains more brew than a $4 beer for the past five years.

The lawsuit states that CenturyLink Arena, home of the Idaho Steelheads hockey team, defrauded customers by charging $3 more for a tall, narrow cup advertised as a ‘large’ that actually holds the same amount of beer as the shorter, wider cup described as a ‘small.’

Daily Mail.

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  1. jackiel posted on 03/14/2014 08:11 AM
    And it took them 5 years to figure it out?
  2. sojbee posted on 03/14/2014 10:16 AM
    Sneaky. Someone sat down, had a meeting about this and made the decision to essencially charge $3 more for a plastic cup! I would say its consumers protection agency issue. If this were in Ontario, they would get seriously fined I think, maybe even jail time through the Ontario consumers protection agency!
    1. Rainee posted on 03/14/2014 12:26 PM
      @sojbee Ha! You're funny. Consumer Protection in Ontario........jail........ha, ha. That's so funny, thanks for the laugh.
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