FIFA Files Criminal Complaint Against Viagogo For World Cup Tickets
Before the 2018 World Cup tickets were distributed to purchasers, the secondary ticketing site Viagogo AG already had tickets listed for resale – some for nearly four times the price of the original ticket. Now, FIFA has filed a criminal complaint against the site. The 2018 World Cup is... Read more
Hertha Berlin Superfan Wins A Lifetime Season Ticket As A Tattoo
Ticketing companies have been coming up with very creative ways to allow entry into shows; tickets have become digital and Ticketmaster is even investing in facial recognition. However, the soccer club Hertha Berlin had a new idea that could top everything else – a bar code embedded in a tattoo.... Read more
Ticket Resale for World Cup Reportedly Carrying Penalties Near $40K
Woe to those who run afoul of the Russian authorities at this summer’s FIFA World Cup, as something as harmless as re-selling a ticket to the world’s most popular sporting event could lead to fines as heavy as $37,000, according to a recent post by RadioAustralia. “Security around stadiums... Read more
US Buys 80,000 Tickets To The 2018 World Cup Despite No Team
The U.S. Men’s National Team may have fallen short in its quest to make this summer’s World Cup – but U.S. fans (or at least residents) are still planning on making the trek to Russia, purchasing the second-highest total of tickets to the quadrennial showcase of the world’s most... Read more
SeatGeek Lands Leicester Tigers Rugby Ticketing Contract
While Rugby may not draw crowds here in the United States, it’s a much different story in the UK, where the Leicester Tigers ply their trade in front of home crowds averaging over 20,000. Those fans will see a new ticketing experience, as the successful rugby union club has... Read more
FIFA Reveals New Design For 2018 World Cup Tickets, Kicks Up Security
FIFA presented the new 2018 Russia World Cup ticket design last week, which includes personalized information, holograms, and special barcode security features. Match-related information, like the stadium, date, and time, are printed on each ticket, along with details on the category, and information on how to find the assigned... Read more
Mexico-Croatia Friendly Scores Top Spot on Best-Sellers List
Mexico and Croatia faced off on in Arlington, Texas on Tuesday, and that international friendly (soccer, for those unsure)captured the the No. 1 spot on yesterday’s best-selling events list, surpassing the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, according to sales data from Ticket Club. Given the proximity of Arlington to Mexico... Read more
NCAA Men’s Basketball Controls Best-Sellers As March Madness Rolls On
As the final week approaches for this year’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, tickets are selling fast, with the tournament taking the top two spots on yesterday’s best-selling events list, according to sales data from Ticket Club. Hot-selling tickets included games for West, Midwest, and South Regionals. Yesterday, Florida State... Read more
Bey, Jay-Z Top Best-Sellers As More Dates Are Added To Tour
Beyonce and Jay-Z have yet again taken the No. 1 spot on yesterday’s best-selling events list, since nine more dates were added to their On The Run II Tour, according to sales data from Ticket Club. Mr. and Mrs. Carter’s shows were selling pretty fast, and it was announced... Read more
Lollapalooza Festival Surpasses Bey, Jay-Z on Best-Sellers
Chicago’s diverse, annual Lollapalooza music festival stole the No. 1 spot on the best-sellers list in the secondary market, surpassing Beyonce and Jay-Z’s second On The Run tour, which has dominated sales over the past few days, according to data from Ticket Club. Lollapalooza will take on it’s 20th... Read more