Business Experts: Keep Secondary Markets Open and Legal
With tickets straddling the boundary between a physical good owned by the purchaser, and ethereal ‘right’ owned by the venue, attraction, or team, there is always an active battle going on with who has final say on anything related to the live event experience. The tug of war between... Read more
Motley Fool Rates Ticketmaster as “Ripe For Disruption” by Amazon
The back-and-forth on the potential that e-commerce giant Amazon will make a move into the event ticketing space continues to draw headlines. Investment publication Motley Fool published a report today very bullish on the potential for Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) to make a successful run at Ticketmaster, which is owned... Read more
Detroit Tigers Tickets Are Going For Under Five Bucks On Resale Sites
After a quite pitiful season for the Detroit Tigers, they host their last series at Comerica Park this weekend against the Minnesota Twins- three games that will have virtually no effect on their second-to-last League standing. Bad news for Tigers fans: their team sucks. Good news: their tickets are... Read more
Tonight’s 49ers vs. Rams Tickets Going For a Fraction of Face Value
Football fans out west can attend tonight’s NFL matchup at Levi’s Stadium, where the San Francisco 49ers will host the newly relocated Los Angeles Rams, for less than it will cost them to park the car. Seats in the 400-level sections average at $85-$95 on the primary market (not including... Read more
Bruce Springsteen Holds Ticket Auction for HIV/AIDS Charity
Bruce Springsteen makes his Broadway debut next month, and if you’re one of the many fans who couldn’t score the highly sought-after tickets, you can now enter a blind auction to win them. Fans can submit their bid through the Broadway Cares website, and the highest submissions will become... Read more
Opinion: Jeff Cook Arrest Reinforces Value of Dealing With Reputable Brokers
The recent arrest of Georgia ticket broker Jeff Cook – operator of All Sports Tickets – following his failure to fulfill a number of orders taken for the red-hot Georgia-Notre Dame game at the beginning of September has one very important takeaway: Know who you are buying from. Yes,... Read more
Ticket Confusion Causes Chaos at London Foo Fighters Show
  Thousands of UK fans sold out a one-off London gig from the Foo Fighters at South London’s O2 Arena last night, with many willing to pay hundreds of pounds, take days off of work, and travel many miles to see the American rock band perform. Imagine the disappointment... Read more
Vegas Golden Knights Recruit StubHub, AXS as Official Secondary Partners
NHL’s Vegas Golden Knights have just signed a multi-year deal with AXS and Stubhub declaring AXS as the team’s official primary ticketer and both platforms as their co-exclusive secondary ticketers, according to Business Insider. The Golden Knights are Nevada’s first major league sports franchise and will start their first... Read more
Ticketmaster France Appoints New Head of Music
Ticketmaster France has appointed a new head of music, Charlotte Broutin. She is a former employee of their rival operation, France Billet. Head of comms Cédric Blondel says that Broutin’s arrival at the company comes at an exciting time in its growth. Ticketmaster France, formerly Ticketnet, is increasing its... Read more
Ticketmaster “Verified” Tickets Anything But; Better Know a Board Member
It turns out, one CAN get Ticketmaster to crack open its wallet and issue a refund after a bad customer service experience. You just have to know a few board members personally is all. Paula Liang works in the world of charitable giving in Florida, and as part of... Read more

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