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Rogers Centre to go dry tonight

Because of previous alcohol-related infractions, Rogers Centre will be dry tonight and for an April 21 game.
Alcohol infractions dating back to 2007 has lead to a deal between the Toronto Blue Jays and the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario to suspend liquor sales at Rogers Centre for three events: tonight’s Blue Jays game, an April 21 game and a future Toronto Argonauts match.

It is rare, to say the least, to have a sports facility agree to such a solution: beer sales are a highly lucrative source of revenue for any baseball game. But the infractions were pretty serious, apparently, with fans sneaking their own booze into the facility.

Fans who prefer beer with their baseball can trade in ducats for either of the dry dates for a different Blue Jays game.

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