Cardinals Give Season Ticket Holders Electronic Tickets To Avoid Fraud
The Arizona Cardinals are taking action this season against ticket fraud by giving their season ticket holders electronic cards, rather than hard copies. With digital tickets, fans can sell and transfer tickets through the Cardinal’s app. Representatives for the team told 12 News that this way, they can prevent... Read more
Packers’ Family Night Tickets Selling Slower Than Usual
The Green Bay Packers’ “Family Night” – a hot-selling ticket that offers fans and their families an inside look at the upcoming season – is not selling as well as it normally does. In early July, a few thousand Packers Family Night tickets went on sale, but with the... Read more
Tokyo Organizers To Open Second-Chance Ticket Lottery Next Week
Those who were unable to score tickets during the first ticket lottery for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games can try again during the “second-chance” draw next week. The local organizing committee announced on Tuesday that fans can register for the new lottery on August 8. It will be open... Read more
Woodstock 50 Releases Artists From Contracts, Will Offer Free Tickets
UPDATE as of July 30, 2019: The Raconteurs and Joe McDonald have also pulled out of the event. — After months of speculation, confusion, and rumors, it seems that a ticket to this year’s Woodstock 50 might be free. Last week, it was announced that Woodstock 50, the anniversary... Read more
Soccer Fans Upset Over Ticket Mess During Munich, Milan Match
Hundreds of fans missed part of the Bayern Munich and AC Milan game earlier this week due to issues with their tickets. Attendees took to social media to express their frustration, claiming that they waited in long will call lines, their tickets were scanned as invalid, or they were moved... Read more
New West Hollywood Startup Developed To Take On Ticket Fraud
FanDragon Technologies, a new startup hailing from West Hollywood, has raised $12 million to develop ticket software meant to fight ticket fraud. The technology, spearheaded by the former head of media advisory and investment firm Arpanet Group, Robert Weiss, did not disclose any of its funding. The FanDragon team... Read more
Opinion: When Tickets Are Cancelled, Who Really Misses Out?
By: Katy Roxburgh | UK Fans Trust Last week, news broke that New Zealand Rugby had nullified what it deemed ‘fraudulent’ tickets. These tickets weren’t fakes, knock-offs or bad copies, they were in fact already purchased, genuine tickets. Their crime? They had been re-sold. The match in question will... Read more
NZ Organizers Cancel Valid Tickets Due to Resale
More than 700 tickets to a New Zealand Rugby match against South Africa were cancelled because they were sold through resale sites. The match is set to take place in Wellington at Westpac Stadium on July 27 and is nearly sold out. However, now many fans who bought tickets... Read more
LA Galaxy Refunds Hundreds of Tickets Following Sudden Cancellations
Some soccer fans missed out on the highly-anticipated soccer match between Los Angeles Galaxy and Los Angeles Football Club earlier this week after their tickets were abruptly cancelled ahead of the match. According to LA Galaxy, some tickets in the LA Galaxy supporter sections were under investigation and cancelled... Read more
Despite Poor Sales, Winnipeg NFL Organizers Won’t Drop Prices
The Oakland Raiders and Green Bay Packers are slated to play a pre-season Week 3 game next month at a stadium in Winnipeg, but tickets aren’t selling well. However, organizers are calling the game “premier” and won’t lower the expensive prices. The game is set to take place on... Read more