Gametime App Allows Users To Buy Last-Minute Concert, Sports Tickets
Music and sports fans who love spontaneity can get tickets up to 90 minutes after an event starts with the last-minute ticketing app Gametime. The platform just launched a new feature called LastCall, allowing users to save up to 80 percent on tickets. According to Gametime CEO Brad Griffith,... Read more
Chicago Bears Raise Season Ticket Prices, Go Mobile
As the Chicago Bears approach their 100th season, the team has decided to not only raise season ticket prices, but eliminate paper tickets completely. Ticket prices are set to increase by an average of four percent; season ticket prices will range across nine different tiers. While this change was... Read more
Hawaii Moves To End Ticketmaster’s Exclusive Contracting Agreements
Hawaii natives have had enough of primary ticket sellers, exclusive contracts, and ticket hold backs; the state has now introduced legislation to prohibit it and put numerous consumer protections in place. If passed, the legislation would prohibit venues from entering into exclusive partnerships with ticket providers. These exclusive ticket contracts have been the disdain of performing... Read more
Viagogo Responds To German Ticket Resale Price Cap
The regional court in Hanover, Germany has officially ruled that ticket resale prices will be capped at 25 percent above face value, noting that any price above this percentage is considered anti-competitive. The ruling comes after the newly-formed German promoters’ association BDKV launched a campaign last year to push for... Read more
Raiders Season Ticket Holders In Limbo As Team Searches For Stadium
The Raiders are currently searching for a home stadium for the 2019 season, leaving season ticket holders in limbo. It was announced last year that the team would not stay in Oakland – their home for the past 23 years – but instead, would move to the 65,000-seat new... Read more
Securing Super Bowl LIII Tickets Ahead Of Game Day
Super Bowl LIII is set to take place at the Mercedes Benz Superdome in Atlanta this Sunday, and over the course of the week, the host committee expects a wave of more than a million visitors. While it’s one of the largest sporting events in the world, it’s also one... Read more
Fans Outraged After Failing To Get Detroit Tickets To ‘Hamilton’
Theater-goers are lashing out at Ticketmaster after they were unable to secure tickets to see the highly-acclaimed Broadway show Hamilton, which hits a Detroit theater this spring. Hamilton will play at the Fisher Theatre in Detroit from March 12 to April 21. When tickets went on sale this past Friday,... Read more
Viagogo Threatened With Another Court Appearance, Fine From CMA
Britain’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has threatened secondary ticketing site Viagogo with another court appearance and fine due to some concerns with the site following its review. Late last year, the CMA took Viagogo to court for breaking consumer protection law. Viagogo released a statement noting that a settlement... Read more
TEG Restructures For New Era of Ticketing, Technology
TEG, Asia Pacific’s leading ticketing, live entertainment and data analytics company, has announced a management restructure to meet the challenges of a new era for TEG’s ticketing and technology operations. Under the changes, the ticketing, technology, Client Services, e-commerce, marketing and product innovation teams will be unified into a... Read more
Detroit Tigers Switch To Mobile-Only Tickets For 2019 Season
The Detroit Tigers have officially switched to using a mobile-only ticketing system for the 2019 season. Baseball fans will no longer be able to enter Comerica Park with paper tickets this year. Instead, they’ll have to show tickets on the Major League Baseball Ballpark app. A video on the... Read more