By Alfred Branch, Jr. With a couple weeks of the new NFL season in the books, secondary ticketing giant StubHub! is already claiming a victory of sorts in the “ticket wars” with rival Ticketmaster. Based on data provided by StubHub!, the company said it is routinely offering fans better... Read more
FORT WAYNE-With the college football season underway, the National Football League recently kicking off and Major League Baseball pennant races and playoffs filling fall calendars, the Better Business Bureau is warning sports fans to be on the lookout for fraudulent sellers when shopping for hard-to-get tickets online. The secondary-ticket... Read more
AEROINFO expects that the application of RFID technology (Radio-Frequency Identification) will solve some key problems in the Beijing Olympic Games, as well as set a great example for RFID applications in China. . . The Beijing Olympic Games will be held from Aug 8 to Aug 24, 2008. According... Read more
Ticket Sellers Rankings Roundup 8/31/07 By Stacey Willets Baseball may be known as “America’s pastime,” but it’s NFL football that has the highest per-game attendance of any domestic pro sports league in the world. With kickoff just around the corner, the TicketNews Top Primary and Secondary Live Event Ticket... Read more
Celtics and Timberwolves to Bring NBA Cheer to London Fans Viagogo.com, the U.K.-based secondary ticketer, has been tapped by the National Basketball Association as the authorized reseller of tickets to an exhibition game between the Boston Celtics and the Minnesota Timberwolves in October in London. The move marks the... Read more
Avoiding Fumbles on Your Website By Carol-Ann Rudy TicketNews.com Though concrete figures are hard to come by, brokers can expect to see a significant increase in the number of ticket sales for the upcoming NFL and college football seasons this week. Football fans tend to have strong loyalties, as... Read more
The Ends Could Be Near – Ticket News Week In Review By Alfred Branch, Jr. Michael Vick’s fall from grace, and the beginning of the end of the relationship between Live Nation and Ticketmaster dominated the week ended August 25 in the ticketing, sports and entertainment industry. Vick pleaded... Read more
TicketNews.com Despite the ongoing illegal gambling controversy involving disgraced NBA referee Tim Donaghy, ticket brokers are experiencing a surge in ticket sales, according to published reports and surveys of some brokerages. Last week, Donaghy pleded guilty on federal charges relating to his alleged involvement in betting on games he... Read more
You can buy a lot with $1,100: at least 4,400 packages of Ramen noodles, one semester or so of textbooks, even a small portion of your tuition. You can also buy a ticket to the greatest rivalry in college football: Penn State vs. Notre Dame? According to the Penn... Read more
By Stacey Willets TicketNews.com A battle of the titans is brewing in this week’s exclusive Top Ten Primary and Secondary Live Event Ticket Sellers Rankings, released this morning. In case you missed it, here is a quick taste of where all the websites stand. In making a monumental partnership... Read more