Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) to Discuss Ticketing Legislation at Ticket Summit
Congressman Bill Pascrell, a New Jersey democrat with a long history of involvement in the regulatory side of ticketing, will be speaking at Ticket Summit in Las Vegas. Mr. Pascrell, who has represented the Garden State in the U.S. House of Representatives since 1997, will join the Legislative Issues... Read more
Ticket Resale Could Play Role in Supreme Court Confirmation Fight
As the likely battle over the nomination of conservative judge Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court heats up, tickets have taken an unexpected place in the discussion. The Washington Post reported Wednesday that Kavanaugh, who currently serves on the United States Court of Appeals for the District... Read more
Avett Brothers Show Cancelled After Man Gets Through Security With a Gun
The Avett Brothers were forced to call off a sold out show at the last minute when a man brought a handgun into the venue while security was attempting to verify his claim of being a law enforcement officer. The performance was scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. in... Read more
Ticket Touts To Face Unlimited Fines For Using Bots
Secondary ticketing sites will now face ‘unlimited fines’ in the UK by British courts if they’re caught using bots, according to the change in law yesterday. According to Metro UK, a law was changed yesterday that stops touts from using bots, or automated software, to purchase numerous tickets at... Read more
Ontario Resale Price Cap Put On Hold by New Government
The newly elected Progressive Conservative government in Ontario put a last-minute halt on the implementation of key provisions of the updates to ticketing law in the province passed last year by the liberal leadership in power at the time. The cap, which would have kicked in at 50% above... Read more
Advocates Call on NJ Governor to Veto Law Passed Without Hearings
Word has gotten out of the New Jersey legislature’s rapid passage of a bill stripping away a limit on tickets held back from the public in the Garden State, and many are questioning why the bill made it through the legislature with zero public hearings on the matter. The... Read more
New Jersey Legislature Kills Holdback Limits With No Hearings
A law was snuck through the New Jersey legislature over the weekend with no public hearing, bringing potential changes to the way ticket resale is regulated in the Garden State. Most notably, the legislation removes a 5% cap on held back tickets that had been in place since 2009.... Read more
Ticketmaster UK Admits Data Breach From Third-Party Supplier
Ticketmaster has admitted that the company suffered a security breach this past weekend from a third-party supplier. The Ticketmaster data breach reportedly included personal and payment information for 40,000 users in the United Kingdom. The company confirmed on Twitter that malicious software caused the hack on the third-party support product... Read more
Golden Knights Sue StubHub Over Playoff Ticket Resale Revenue
The Vegas Golden Knights had a wildly successful first playoff run, making it all the way to the Stanley Cup finals in their inaugural season before falling to the Washington Capitals. But the organization is fighting one more contest related to the playoff run – against its official secondary... Read more
Held Back Tickets at Core of Scandal for EPA’s Pruitt
A set of tickets to the sold out Rose Bowl are at the core of a brewing scandal involving the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt. The former Attorney General of Oklahoma, Pruitt received tickets to see the Sooners take on Georgia on January 1 in the... Read more