UEFA Criticized Over Allocation of UEFA Champions League Finals Tickets
The UEFA Champions League final next week in Paris is a hot ticket – and a significantly talked about one, too. Supporters and club officials alike have raised questions of fairness in regards to the process through which tickets to the event have been distributed. The final, scheduled for... Read more
Carolina Hurricanes Trying to Block New York Fans With Ticket Restrictions
The Carolina Hurricanes have decided that if their own fans don’t want to attend their home playoff contests, they’d rather the seats be empty than full of New York Rangers fans. The organization, which still has numerous unsold seats for tonight’s contest in Raleigh, has implemented ticket restrictions on... Read more
SeatGeek Lands First NHL Primary Deal With Florida Panthers
SeatGeek announced a multi-year deal with the Florida Panthers to serve as the primary ticketing platform for the team and events at its home arena. The deal will make the New York-based ticketing company the team’s official platform for the team plus the FLA Live Arena and War Memorial... Read more
Houston Astros, GovX Partner to Offer Military Members Ticket Discount
E-commerce company GovX.com, exclusively addressing to military members (former and current) and first responders, and the Houston Astros have partnered again to offer Astros fans who serve the country discounted tickets at home games during 2022 season. In order to benefit from the discount, one – with a uniformed... Read more
Full 2022 NFL Schedule Released and Single-Game Tickets On Sale
It may be May, but football is on the top of many sports fans minds this Friday morning, following Thursday night’s release of the full NFL schedule for the 2022 season. Tickets for most games are on sale now, with games beginning in early September and running through to... Read more
NBA Teams Charging Higher Ticket Prices Despite Lower Demand
The mantra for event operators defending ever-rising ticket prices is that higher demand equals higher pricing. Companies like Live Nation/Ticketmaster use it constantly, particularly in defense of the surge pricing “platinum” systems that kick prices up to the stratosphere during moments of high demand. The NBA doesn’t appear to... Read more
Former USGA Employee Gets Jail Time for Role in U.S. Open Ticket Fraud
Robert Fryer, the former USGA employee at the center of a scam involving U.S. Open tickets, was sentenced to 14 months in prison and ordered to pay millions in restitution for his role in the fraud. Fryer was the second person to receive jail time related to the case,... Read more
NFL Tickets on Sale Tonight With League’s Schedule Release
Edit – 9 p.m. Thursday: The NFL Schedule for 2022 is out. The full team-by-team NFL schedule breakdown is posted here NFL tickets will likely be sold in a flurry tonight, as the league releases its dates and times for the 2022 season. Opponents for each franchise – both... Read more
SeatGeek Adds Second New Year’s Six Partnership With Fiesta Bowl
SeatGeek will take over as the official ticketing partner of the Fiesta Bowl in Arizona, the company announced Monday. The deal will begin with this year’s Fiesta Bowl, which is one of the College Football Playoff semifinal contests on the road to the NCAA championship. The deal is the... Read more
FIFA Says World Cup Final Ticket Requests Topped 3 Million
Demand is very high for games at the FIFA World Cup in Qatar, according to FIFA. The finals saw 3 million requests for tickets, with high profile group-stage games also drawing huge numbers of requests in the most recent phase of ticketing for the event scheduled for the fall... Read more