Live Event Stocks Soar After Positive COVID Vaccine News
The path back to full-scale live events across the globe got a big boost Monday from Pfizer. The pharmaceutical giant announced that early results from its coronavirus vaccine trial suggested that it is robustly effective in preventing the COVID-19 disease. It hopes to receive emergency authorization for the two-dose... Read more
Arizona AG Announces $71 Million in Consumer Refunds from Ticketmaster
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a concent agreement with Ticketmaster that will see the Live Nation Entertainment-owned vendor return $71 million in payments to consumers who purchased tickets to events that were postponed or cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The agreement is pending final court approval. “Consumers... Read more
Aussie Authorities Voice COVID Concerns Following Ticketing Snafu
Australian health officials have express concerns over the crowds that were stranded outside of rugby stadiums on Friday due to a ticketing system failure. Thousands were stranded for an extended period outside AFL and NRL games due to a Ticketek mobile system outage, raising fears that a spike in... Read more
Trump Campaign Event Attendance Reportedly Hacked by K-Pop Fans
K-Pop fans and TikTok users are supposedly be behind a campaign that greatly inflated expectations for attendance at a Tulsa, Oklahoma rally for President Trump’s reelection campaign which saw some 6,200 in attendance after reports of over a million tickets distributed. News that attendance at the event was far... Read more