Texas Fans Gripe After Mobile-Entry Delays at Opening Day
Baseball fans in Texas are griping after Thursday’s opening day at Globe Life Park saw major entry delays, causing the stadium to appear empty – despite an announced sellout – until well after the first pitch. EDIT: Apparently the delays stretched far beyond Texas. Deadspin.com has a roundup on... 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
Flash Seats Fails Fans at Houston Rockets Home Tilt
If the crowd seemed a bit sparse for the league-leading Houston Rockets’ home game against Detroit on Thursday, that’s because it was. Apparently there were major issues with the mobile-only Flash Seats entry system at the game, which left fans stuck on the outside looking in as things got... Read more
Colorado’s Red Rocks Makes Push Towards Digital-Only Ticketing
Denver Arts and Venues, which owns and operates the hugely popular Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Denver, Colorado, announced Wednesday their plans to implement a new ticketing system for the concert season of 2018 that includes enforcing mobile-only tickets for the venue’s first four rows. Those rows of the iconic... Read more
Massive Ticketmaster Outage Snarls Lines at Sporting Events
The downside to mobile ticketing reared its ugly head on Thursday evening, as fans at several sporting events faced huge lines and confusion due to a massive Tickemaster outage. Fans at Kansas City’s Arrowhead Stadium, Atlanta’s Mercedez Benz Stadium, Sun Devil Stadium at Arizona State University, and the U.S.... Read more