TicketNews Top Events and Venues December 1, 2016
Dancing with the Stars Live! Stage show cha-chas onto the charts in the No. 4 position November 30, 2016 By Tammy Whaley   Busting onto the scene in the No. 4 position this week and featuring the stars from Americas favorite dance show is the Dancing with the Stars:... Read more
BREAKING NEWS — NY A.G. Schneiderman Announces $12 Million Settlement With Draftkings And Fanduel
Each Company Agrees To Pay $6 Million For Repeated False Advertising Violations In New York; Year-Long Investigation Found That Both Companies Had Consistently Misled Consumers In Advertisements Companies Agree To Sweeping Marketing Reforms, Including Enhanced Disclosure To Users About Terms and Conditions Of Marketing Promotions, Expected Winnings, And Rates... Read more
Live Nation admits up to 90% of tickets may never reach the general public
“‘Everybody in the industry knows that most of the best tickets for most of the shows are never sold to the public,’ said Don Vaccaro, CEO of TicketNetwork…. (Former Ticketmaster CEO Nathan) Hubbard put it this way: ‘The on-sale process is like a mysteriously devastating airplane farter: tickets leak out... Read more
Warriors Team President: Arena Construction Delayed Because Of Lawsuits
My “TK Show” conversation with Warriors president Rick Welts: On backing up the SF arena opening to Fall 2019, the team’s long-term plans, and working with commissioner Adam Silver By Tim Kawakami Warriors team president Rick Welts had some news to drop on us for this “TK Show” episode... Read more
TICKETMASTER ADDRESSES SECONDARY TICKETING CONCERNS
The company would rather control the secondary market through its own sites Get Me In! and Seatwave than leave it to third-party sites. A report by The Sunday Times pointed out that Ticketmaster allowed the resale of Adele tickets although it was aware “that there was a small risk... Read more
RCN Capital Ticket Financing: Helping Clients Achieve Record Growth and Results in 2015
Throughout 2015RCN Capitalcontinued to aggressively expand its Ticket Financing program to fulfill its mission of providing financing options for all professional ticket broker clients. As a result of these efforts RCN Capital saw dollar loan volume soar by more than 525 percent from the levels achieved in 2014. The... Read more
7 January 2016 San Francisco’s Rubber Stamp Approval of Arena Project Ignored Crippling Traffic and other Environmental Impacts in Violation of California Environmental Laws Jennifer Wade, Mother of Six-Year-Old Boy with Severe Heart Condition, Fears Arena Will Block Access to UCSF Children’s Hospital, Cost Lives San Francisco – Opponents... Read more
Deontay Wilder Draws Out of State Fans to Brooklyn
WBC heavyweight champDeontay Wilderwants a unification bout with Tyson Fury, but first the undefeated Wilder(35-0-KO34)must get past Poland’s southpaw Artur Szpilka(20-1-KO15). This could end up being a good fight, though the bookmakers do not give the smaller but fasterSzpilkaa chance in hell, his 15 wins by knockout shows that... Read more
SAM PARKER’S smile was so big, he looked as if he’d just won the lottery. Which he had: to “Hamilton,” the hottest show on Broadway. Mr. Parker, a young actor who said he wouldn’t be able to afford a regularly priced ticket, lucked out at a recent lottery drawing... Read more
Rolling Stone Gets the Story Wrong Again: Adele IS Scalping Her Own Tickets
Rolling Stone recently reported that Adele was tryingto limit ticket scalpingto her shows, her manager stating that they did“everything within our power to get as many tickets as possible in the hands of the fans.”It would be nice to believe that the world is so pure and true that... Read more