Nashville Predators Partner With New Ticketmaster Resale Program
The Nashville Predators have teamed up with a new Ticketmaster resale program aimed toward people in and around the Nashville area. This new ticket resale marketplace, which was announced on the same day the NHL schedule was released, was created in an attempt to bring in as many local... Read more
Season Ticket Holders Banned After Listing UEFA Tickets For Resale
Tottenham Hotspur FC has banned three season ticket holders who listed their Champions League final tickets for resale, according to the Premiere League club. The Spurs said they would be taking action, including implementing indefinite Season Ticket band, against those who listed their tickets for sale, as transferring or... Read more
Primary Lobbyists Give Confusing Testimony to Nevada Legislature
In public testimony given before the Nevada Assembly Committee on Judiciary on May 6, primary industry lobbyists gave testimony regarding Senate Bill 131, which features a number of provisions designed to strip consumers of rights related to the resale of tickets. While there is a great deal of content... Read more
Glastonbury Festival Tickets Sell Out After Resale
England’s Glastonbury Festival is returning this summer after a year off, and when resale tickets went on sale yesterday, tickets sold out in just a mere 23 minutes. The festival previously announced that it was shutting down legal resale in favor of a capped marketplace. Festivalgoers had to secure... Read more
Ontario Scraps Ticket Resale Price Caps, Adds Transparency Requirements
The conservative government in Ontario has scrapped a proposed price cap on ticket resale in the province, officially killing the provision of the Ticket Sales Act it had put on pause upon its election last summer. The government said in its new budget that the price cap – proposed... Read more
Proposed B.C. Ticket Sales Act Restricts Resale, Ignores Transparency
British Columbia Solicitor General Mike Farnworth has introduced legislation in the Canadian province intended to “bring more fairness and transparency” to purchasing tickets to live entertainment events in B.C., according to numerous outlets. The Ticket Sales Act, introduced Tuesday, would outlaw the use of automated “bot” software programs in... Read more
Rhode Island AG Sides with Venues Over Consumers on Resale Law
In announcing his opposition to a bill being considered by Rhode Island’s legislature removing antiquated resale restrictions for event tickets in the state, new Attorney General Peter Neronha has cast his support for a system that requires consumers to take a loss on any tickets to events they cannot... Read more
Tokyo 2020 Foreign Tickets Will Go On Sale This Spring
Tokyo 2020 delegates revealed the ticketing timeline during the 38th Olympic Council of Asia General Assembly in Bangkok earlier this month, noting that tickets to the Olympics will be available in June. Japanese residents will be able to buy tickets between April 27 and May 6 during the country’s... Read more
Former Iowa Radio Host Charged In $1.5M Ticket Scam
A former Iowa-based sports radio host has been indicted on federal charges after allegedly scamming multiple investors out of $1.5 million in a ticket resale scheme. According to the Des Moines Register, Marty Tirrell, 59, faces six federal fraud charges for allegedly stealing over $1 million from at least... Read more
Utah Officials Propose Bill To Limit Ticket Resale Restrictions
Utah officials have introduced a bill in the house committee that would make it easier to resell tickets without numerous restrictions. In an effort to eliminate ticket scalpers or online bots, multiple artists have put rules into place to make it harder for people to resell tickets. Some rules... Read more