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
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
Mom “Terrified” Proposed Warriors Arena Could Endanger Her Child
Parent Jennifer Wade, in apress releasedistributed by arena opposition groupMission Bay Alliance (MBA)says that her six-year-old son Magnus “is alive today” because of heart surgeries performed by UCSF doctors. She stated that “His condition means that…he often needs emergency care at a moment’s notice. It terrifies me to think... Read more
Opponents Fire First Shot to Stop Warriors Arena Project
The Golden State Warriors may be dispatching its opponents on the basketball courts with relative ease, but it may find its opponents in the court of law to be a little more tenacious. While fighting the StubHub lawsuit, the Warriors have taken on a new battle in its proposal... Read more
Fans to Miami Dolphins -“If you don’t want us to resell the tickets, stop losing.”
Despite a dismal season that for all purposes ended with a loss to the NY Giants last week, the Miami Dolphins have begun a purge of their season ticket holders. Initially described as an attempt to identify and remove ticket brokers, the team has now embarked on a campaign... Read more
Adele Wants to Stop Ticket Resellers…By Partnering with the World’s Biggest Reseller
there is intense interest in her concert dates for “25” fans, and her European tours have sold out in record times. She is considered one of the most fan-friendly artists in the industry, and her management wanted to keep it that way by attempting to develop a “zero tolerance”... Read more
To Protect Consumers, The NY AG Should Investigate Artist Hold Backs
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Monday sent letters to secondary ticket sites StubHub, TicketNetwork, and Vivid Seats requesting information related to speculative ticket listings and asking the companies to take down tickets for Bruce Springsteen’s 2016 shows before the shows officially go on sale Friday. TicketNetwork immediately... Read more
TicketNews has written several stories related to the Chicago Cubs cancellations of long time season ticket holders. Our investigation has raised more questions than answers. After calling dozens of ticket brokers over the last few day, we have discovered that out of state brokers have taken the brunt of... Read more
After its very successful season this year, the Chicago Cubs immediately raised ticket prices and purged its season ticket holder lists, sending out letters to fans refusing to renew their accounts. Secondary ticketing blogs and bulletin boards immediately lit up with complaints from ticket brokers wondering how and why... Read more