Microsoft Employee Allegedly Embezzled $200,000 Of Super Bowl Tickets
An employee of Microsoft allegedly tried to steal more than $1.5 million through the creation of fraudulent invoices and unauthorized use of the company’s assets, and now faces up to 20 years in prison. According to the Department of Justice, Jeff Tran, who worked as the Director of Sports... Read more
Los Angles Chargers Announce General Seating, SSL Prices
The Los Angeles Chargers’ new stadium in Inglewood, California is set to open in 2020, and today, the team announced ticket and stadium seat license prices. General seating prices for over 26,000 tickets start at $50 and range to $150 per seat, per game, while stadium seat licenses (SSLs)... Read more
WWE Royal Rumble To Take Place At A Baseball Stadium For The First Time
WWE: Royal Rumble 2019 will take place at a baseball stadium for the first time ever, with tickets going onsale this Friday. The event will take place at Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona on January 27, 2019. Chase Field, which is home to the Arizona Diamondbacks, holds nearly 50,000 fans... Read more
B.o.B. To Perform Postgame Concert For Sacramento Kings’ Opening Night
Six-time Grammy nominated rapper B.o.B. will perform a postgame concert on Opening Night for the Sacramento Kings to help kick-off the 2018-2019 NBA season. The postgame concert will take place on Wednesday, October 17 outside of Golden 1 Center’s grand entrance. B.o.B., who just released NAGA this year, is best-known... Read more
Edmonton Oilers Relax Mobile-Only Rules After System Failures
The Edmonton Oilers are temporarily backing off of a forced shift to paperless ticketing, after system failures led to widespread fan complaints. The team originally banned paper tickets this year, forcing both season ticket holders and single-game buyers to use mobile tickets or programmed season ticket cards for entry.... Read more
New Jersey Supreme Court Hears Super Bowl Holdbacks Case
The National Football League was on the defensive in a New Jersey courtroom on Thursday as the state Supreme Court heard arguments over a lawsuit related to ticket availability for the 2014 Super Bowl, held at MetLife Stadium. Josh Finkelman sued the league, saying that its lack of sale... Read more
Detroit Tigers Season Ticket Holders At Risk Amid Michigan Resale Bill
A change to the laws regulating ticket resale in Michigan is brewing, and it may spell bad news for individuals with season memberships for the Detroit Tigers, TicketNews has learned. House Bill No. 4224, introduced in February by Rep. Tim Kelly (R-Saginaw), removes language prohibiting ticket resale for above... Read more
NATB Accuses Vegas Golden Knights of Backdoor Secondary Sales
A representative of the National Association of Ticket Brokers has accused the Las Vegas Golden Knights of seizing tickets from fans to sell them at inflated prices. Gary Adler, the NATB’s executive director and counsel, levied the charges in a statement provided to LVSportsBiz.com following numerous stories of the... Read more
Vegas Golden Knights Season Ticket Holders Had Memberships Revoked
Vegas Golden Knights season ticket holders were told their memberships were revoked after selling or attempting to sell game tickets. Cheryl Rosso-Streitz, a retiree living in St. George, told KTNV that she had sold tickets to a few games since her husband was dealing with health issues and could... Read more
Maroon 5 To Take The Stage At Super Bowl Halftime Show
Pop group Maroon 5 will take this stage next February during the Super Bowl LIII (53) halftime show. The annual 13-minute performance will take place on February 3, 2019 at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, The New York Times reports. While nothing is completely set in stone at... Read more