The World Cup kicks off in South Africa in less than three months and 650,000 tickets remain unsold. This is the first World Cup in modern history not to sell out. FIFA made available 2.95 million tickets for the games, meaning 2.3 million tickets have been sold. Of the... Read more
The Philadelphia Phillies, coming off two straight National League pennants and one World Series victory, is on the verge of capping season ticket sales for this season, the team announced this week. As of Thursday, March 17, the team had sold 28,500 season tickets, the most it has ever... Read more
The Golden State Warriors said recently that the team will be reducing season ticket prices for the 2010-11 season, and the announcement comes on the heels of another rough season for the franchise. The team currently has the third worst record in the league, and season ticket purchases and... Read more
According to TicketNews’ exclusive venues rankings for the week ending Sunday, March 14, Madison Square Garden (MSG) has held firm to the number one title it reclaimed last week. Helping MSG’s numbers are strong sales for Michael Buble (at number three in this week’s Top Concert Events), who appears... Read more
Golfer Tiger Woods Tuesday announced he is planning to return to the PGA Tour next month at The Masters in Augusta, GA, his first tournament since his infamous car crash – and subsequent public admission of his infidelities – derailed his career late last November. “The Masters is where... Read more
The still-recovering economy could test the resale market for tickets to the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament this year, which kicks off tomorrow night, March 16 with the play-in game. Fan excitement is traditionally high for the NCAA men’s tourney, especially heading into this year’s three-week event because so many... Read more
In yet another example of the current economy’s impact on the sports ticketing industry, Speedway Motorsports, Inc. (SMI) announced sharp earnings decreases for the fourth quarter of 2009 compared with the same period last year. The racing track giant, which owns nine tracks and hosts 12 of NASCAR’s 36... Read more
NeuLion, a New York-based end-to-end technology services provider, this week announced a partnership with Duke University Athletics that will make NeuLion the new ticketing provider for all of the institution’s sports events. Previously, Paciolan ticketed Duke’s athletic events; Paciolan, which was owned by Ticketmaster and its parent company Live... Read more
(This story was updated on Tuesday, March 9, 2010, at 4:56pm EST to add a comment from StubHub.) The Boston Red Sox, the last holdout from the secondary ticketing deal Major League Baseball (MLB) signed with StubHub in 2007, has finally agreed to let the ticket exchange giant be... Read more
PRESS RELEASE: “Beckett Media Signs Partnership with SeatGeek” New York, NY (PRWEB) March 8, 2010 – SeatGeek, a free search and price forecasting service for buyers of sports and music tickets in the resale market, today announced a partnership with Beckett Media to become the official ticket provider for... Read more