Ontario, Quebec Reduce Capacity for Indoor Events to 50 Percent
Canada’s two most populous provinces announced they were reducing capacity on indoor events to 50 percent beginning Saturday, December 18. Ontario officials announced the changes Wednesday and Quebec Thursday, which impact all venues with a capacity for more than 1,000. The decision, taken as COVID concerns rise amid a... Read more
Ticketsmarter Signs Deal With New Orleans Pelicans
TicketSmarter and the New Orleans Pelicans have announced an agreement that will make the growing ticket resale marketplace an official partner of the NBA franchise. The deal will include making TIcketSmarter an official resale marketplace for the team, which plays its home games in the Smoothie King Center. “We... Read more
Super Bowl LVIII Headed to Las Vegas in 2024
Sin City, meet the Super Bowl. The NFL announced that Las Vegas would host the Super Bowl for the first time in 2024, setting Super Bowl LVIII for Allegiant Stadium, home of the Raiders. The game is scheduled for February 11, 2024, capping the 2023-24 season. “The Raiders are... Read more
SeatGeek Adds St. Louis CITY SC to Portfolio of MLS Clients
SeatGeek has added another Major League Soccer (MLS) client to its roster, announcing it would be the primary ticketing provider for St. Louis CITY SC as it moves towards its inaugural season in 2023. St. Louis CITY SC becomes the seventh MLS client for SeatGeek, which continues to make... Read more
Ticketmaster System Outage Threatens Ability to Purchase, Use or Transfer Tickets
Ticketmaster hasn’t exactly been having a banner week, and reports of widespread outages on its systems Friday aren’t likely to make things any better. Multiple problems are being reported on social media and within Ticketmaster’s own properties, which could mean serious trouble for consumers needing to access tickets that... Read more
Major League Baseball Continuing to Sell 2022 Tickets Despite Current Lockout
Major League Baseball is currently in the midst of its first work stoppage in more than 25 years, following the expiration of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the league’s teams and the Major League Baseball Players Association at midnight last Wednesday. Until a deal is reached, no teams can... Read more
Mets to Expand Facial Recognition System to All Entry Gates in 2022
The New York Mets are expanding their use of facial recognition technology for those entering their ballpark in 2022. After piloting the Wicket “facial authentication” platform on a limited basis, the team is expanding its use to all entry gates at Citi Field for the coming season. The announcement... Read more
Doja Cat, Twenty One Pilots to Perform at College Playoffs Concert
Indianapolis is set for three days of concerts in the lead-up to the College Football Playoffs Championship in January, leading up to the kickoff of the national championship game on January 10 at Lucas Oil Stadium. Doja Cat and AJR are scheduled to perform on January 8, with Twenty... Read more
Winnipeg Jets Tickets: Catch A Game VS Top Teams
Having established themselves in 1997 as the Atlanta Thrashers, Winnipeg Jets have crossed hurdles and boundaries to stand where they are today! Thanks to a massive fan following, this team has been able to get on with their games with hope, strength, and vigour. And now that the 2021... Read more
NFL to Offer Commemorative Ticket NFTs to Fans
The National Football League is hopping on the NFT bandwagon, announcing plans to issue free “virtual commemorative tickets” in the form of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) for select games this season. NFT ticketing has been touted by some as a way for rights-holders to eliminate ticketing companies entirely from the... Read more