Ticket Industry News
It's open season on the secondary ticket market for another year in New York.
The New York Assembly took care of that by extending a pair of bills for another year that allows the re-selling of tickets. It is part of a major revision to the laws of 1920 relating to the regulation of boxing and wrestling matches, extended to "tickets to places of entertainment."
There is one big play left in overtime when it comes to a Super Bowl ticket snafu.
May 4, 2015: South Windsor, CT – TicketNetwork, one of the nation’s leading online secondary marketplaces for event tickets, is celebrating the overall success of one of the biggest boxing matches in recent memory.
Two former New Jersey Devils season ticket holders are suing the NHL team, claiming the hockey club violated state law by restricting the re-sale of individual game tickets off their subscriptions through a third-party agency.
A new site in the ticketing industry has been created to assist you with all of your ticket buying needs. Introducing TicketCrusader, a blog site dedicated to providing the most up to date information on all things ticket related and to making sure you receive the best available deals. Here are some of the features on the TicketCrusader website to check out:
As many industry participants are aware, one NBA franchise, the Cleveland Cavaliers, recently announced a substantial shift in how they will execute ticket sales operations. It remains to be seen if this is more of an announcement than a literal plan of execution, but nonetheless this brings to the forefront the relationship between teams or venues and brokers.
RCN Capital recently launched a new financing program for ticket brokers, and the response to this program has been extremely positive. This financing option is the first unsecured form of financing offered by RCN Capital.
In a 2007 interview with the New York Times, Yusuf Islam, the artist formerly known as Cat Stevens, mentioned that, though he has not sung any songs or publicly strummed a guitar in 30 years, he still receives more than $1.5 million a year in royalties.