StubHub Launches Loan Payment Option Ahead of Super Bowl LIV
Super Bowl tickets are available for exorbitant prices, causing some fans to opt-out of the big game day. However, ahead of the match-up, secondary ticketing site StubHub unveiled its new loan option, allowing fans the option to pay for the event in monthly installments. While the installment option will... Read more
SecuTix Announces Acquisition of Belgium’s Oxynade
The ticketing platform SecuTix has announced the acquisition of the SaaS ticketing software Oxynade this week, complementing its portfolio of solutions and services. Through the acquisition, SecuTix will be able to serve its high-scale ticketing clients with demanding operations, while also taking care of smaller and mid-size ticketing organizations... Read more
TicketSmarter Reveals Multi-Year Partnership With Pac-12
Secondary ticketing retailer TicketSmarter will serve as the official ticket partner for the Pac-12 Conference. Through the multi-year partnership, TicketSmarter will become the official ticket retailer for a handful of Pac-12 championship events, including the football championship game and women’s basketball tournament in Las Vegas, and multiple championship events... Read more
Pearl Jam Fans Lash Out On 10 Club, Ticketmaster For Ticket Lottery
Pearl Jam just announced a tour in support of new music, as well as its partnership with ticketing giant Ticketmaster to sell seats through their SafeTix encrypted platform. However, when tickets went on sale, fans were furious with the band’s ticket lottery. Fans who are a part of the... Read more
Super Bowl LIV Ticket Prices Climb Higher After Chiefs-49ers Matchup Set
On Sunday, the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers punched their passes to Super Bowl LIV in Miami – and set the final stage of the market for Super Bowl LIV tickets. For Kansas City, the win over Tennessee marks the franchise’s first birth in the big... Read more
Super Bowl Ticket Prices Move North of $4,000 Get-In Mark
The ticket market for the NFL’s annual showcase continues to evolve with the playoffs underway, with Super Bowl LIV ticket prices beginning at just above $4,000 according to analysis of several leading resale marketplaces as of Monday morning. Prices nudged slightly upward after a wild weekend, which saw the... Read more
Pearl Jam, Ticketmaster End Feud To Combat Ticket Resale
Updated 1/16: Ticketmaster issued a statement on Pearl Jam’s decision to use SafeTix. “Pearl Jam has a long-standing commitment to protecting and advocating for their fans, and keeping ticket prices fair is central to that promise. To ensure tickets are not offered to fans above face value, the band... Read more
Protecht, EventSprout Partner To Offer More Consumers Reimbursements
EventSprout and Protecht have joined forces to help offer fans more reimbursements on tickets when they can no longer attend the event. The ticketing site EventSprout, which offers event organizers tickets to all types of shows including fairs and festivals, wanted to partner with a company that would help... Read more
Tickets.com, 3D Digital Venue Bring ‘3D View From Seat’ To Globe Life Field
Globe Life Field, the new home to the Texas Rangers™ beginning in 2020, has been optimized to improve the experience of season ticket holders using 3D technology. Tickets.com, through its innovative Registered Developer Program, has partnered with 3D Digital Venue™ to bring 3D design technology to the online sales... Read more
Despite Multiple Consent Decree Violations, Live Nation Gets Slap on Wrist from DOJ
The Department of Justice detailed six instances where Live Nation violated a 2010 consent decree by using threats to ensure venue clients used Ticketmaster in court filings made public last week. Such threats, which Live Nation has long denied, were the reason for the DOJ’s plans to bring court... Read more