Pop/folk singer Jack Johnson and boxer Oscar de la Hoya are among the entertainment and sports figures with ticket onsales for the week ending March 8, as compiled by TicketNews. Tickets for the much anticipated match between de la Hoya and former junior lightweight titlist Steve Forbes go on... Read more
“RazorGator Interactive Group Names John Wallace as General Manager, TicketOS” Los Angeles, CA (PR Newswire) May 23, 2008 — RazorGator Interactive Group, a leading full-service secondary ticket and event experience company in the sports and entertainment markets announces the appointment of John Wallace as the General Manager TicketOS, a... Read more
For years fans that were looking for a match-up of two great fighters battling it out in the ring had to turn to boxing. But as a new generation begins to grow, the sport of mixed martial arts is slowly drawing the attention of those fans. At the forefront... Read more
“Betfair and Viagogo Team Up to Give Sports Fans More For their Money” London, UK (PRWEB) May 23, 2008 — viagogo, Europe’s leading secondary ticketing exchange (www.viagogo.co.uk), today announced a partnership with Betfair, the world’s biggest online betting company, bringing great benefits to customers of both companies. viagogo fans... Read more
In a four-page memo to its members this week, the National Association of Ticket Brokers essentially vouched for Ticketmaster and TicketsNow in the companies’ efforts to address broker concerns, but the NATB said that it will continue to monitor the two especially as it relates to any government legislation... Read more
The New Jersey State Assembly this week passed a bill that will make it easier for every day citizens to resell tickets over the internet. New Jersey is one of only a handful of states that currently has strict regulations regarding ticket resale. The bill will allow for unlimited... Read more
Broadway ticket sales were up in most theatres for the week ending May 18, just in time for the announcement of the Tony Award nominees. Total box office receipts reached $20,332,996, an increase over the previous reporting period of $18,736,548 and in line with the same period in 2007... Read more
Kanye West was forced to cancel his May 25 show at the Fargodome in Fargo, ND because of slow ticket sales and “scheduling conflicts,” according to the Fargodome’s website. Ticket sales were softer than expected, according to published reports, but were not indicated as a factor in the cancellation.... Read more
“Fanprice.com Launches New Service” LOS ANGELES, CA (PRNewswire) May 20, 2008 — Fanprice, Inc., a new ticket exchange that lets fans set the price they want to pay for tickets, announces the launch of their revolutionary new service, Fanprice.com. The company will celebrate its national debut at the annual... Read more
“The E-Center Moves to Ticketmaster” SALT LAKE CITY, UT (PRNewswire) May 20, 2008 — The E-Center selected Ticketmaster, the world’s leading ticketing and marketing company, to serve as the exclusive ticketing provider for all events held at the venue. Under terms of the multi-year agreement, Ticketmaster is providing the... Read more