Tickets for the Vienna games start selling on September 3. Tickets for the Zurich games start selling after September 15. The league said they have an approval of hockey federations from Austria & Switzerland to play these games there. CEO of EBEL was presented at the KHL press-conference in Vienna, which means the local leagues approve the event as well. It was said the goal of the event is to promote the KHL in Europe, especially on markets where the KHL would like to see their expansion teams. To be concrete, Switzerland, Austria, Germany, France & Sweden. Generally, we can claim the hosting cities are likely candidates for an expansion, the league has been testing them. All is done to increase league´s revenues.