Atlanta United Breaks MLS Playoff Attendance Record, 1 Million Tickets Sold
Atlanta United FC sold and distributed more than one million tickets during this season and broke a new MLS playoff record with an attendance of 70,526 during yesterday’s game. Following Sunday’s game, the number of tickets sold at all home games at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium totaled 1,012,571 – making... Read more
Two Sports Superfans Attend First-Ever Five-Sport Equinox
Sometimes, sports fans have to choose between which game to watch in one day, but two Los Angeles residents decided to take on the ultimate challenge — the five-sport equinox. According to FiveThirtyEight, a four-sport equinox has happened 18 times, but a five-sport equinox in the same city has... Read more
Tickets Sell Out After Die-Hard Fans Camp Out For AFL Preliminary Finals
This morning, tickets went on sale for the football AFL Preliminary Finals in Australia, and fans were camping out days in advance to score seats. Friday will bring the highly-anticipated match between Richmond and Collingwood, followed by a game West Coast v. Melbourne on Saturday. The first night, 100,000... Read more
2 Chainz To Headline MLS All-Star Game Concert In His Hometown
Rapper 2 Chainz is slated to headline the free Major League Soccer (MLS) All-Star Game concert in his hometown of Atlanta, Georgia later this month. The concert comes three days prior to the game between the MLS All-Stars and Italy’s Juventus on August 1 at Mercedez-Benz Stadium. Presented by... Read more
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