Gametime Announces ‘Zone Deal’ Program For Sports Fans
Gametime, the ticketing marketplace that allows fans to purchase tickets up to 90 minutes after an event has started, announced the launch of Zone Deals. With this new expansion, customers will save an additional average of 18% on regular seat listings by choosing to purchase tickets by the area... Read more
Liverpool FC Announces Partnership With SeatGeek For Next Season
Liverpool FC has announced an investment in secondary ticketing site SeatGeek’s innovate industry-leading technology to improve ticket distribution. The platform will allow supporters to purchase tickets through their mobile devices and give access to mobile tickets at turnstiles amid the team’s move from paper tickets to e-tickets. A press... Read more
New York Ticket Scammers Sentenced For Counterfeit Ring
Two men from New York were sentenced for a counterfeit ticket scheme revolving around tickets to A-list artists’ concerts and large-scale sporting events. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 49-year-old Damon Daniels of The Bronx was sentenced to two years in prison and one of his co-defendants, 31-year-old Rahiem Watts... Read more
Charlotte’s MLS Team Considers Adding Personal Seat Licenses
While Charlotte’s Major League Soccer team is still in-the-works, organizers are beginning to develop its season-ticket strategy and are considering Personal Seat License (PSL) options. The team, which is yet-to-be-named, surveyed thousands of fans who put down ticket deposits this past week, gathering information on whether or not PSLs... Read more
Taylor Swift Fans Reportedly Had Their Ticketmaster Accounts Hacked
Taylor Swift fans were left vying for the popstar’s Lover Fest tickets when they went on sale late last year, and now, some are mortified to learn that their Ticketmaster accounts have been hacked – leaving their tickets no where to be found. In support of her 2019 record... Read more
Fuller: Does What Happened In D.C. Stay In D.C.?
By: Eric Fuller Yesterday, February 26, 2020 there was yet another ticket hearing on Capitol Hill. Congress is looking into whether the ways in which live event tickets are sold disadvantage consumers. The answer is not complex. It’s yes. There to be questioned were representatives from six big ticketing... Read more
Consumer Advocates, Boss Act Co-Author Praise House Investigation
The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing Wednesday morning in Washington, D.C. dubbed “In the Dark: Lack of Transparency in the Live Event Ticketing Industry.” Six representatives of leaders in ticketing answered questions for members of congress. Congressman Bill... Read more
Monster Jam Organizers Respond To Seating Snafu
Monster Jam fans were upset over the weekend after finding out that their seats at the Peoria Civic Center had been tarped-off due to safety reasons. After arriving, people were forced to wait in lines for hours to receive new seat assignments, causing some to miss the beginning of... Read more
Fuller: Ticketing 2020. New Decade, Who Dis?
By: Eric Fuller Tickets, tickets, tickets. What’s new, what’s old and of what should you become aware? Well, let’s start here: everything you learned in the past decade is going out the window. The combination of big data, dynamic pricing and the blurring of the primary, secondary and ancillary... Read more
WWE Ticket Sales Reach Historic Low Leading Up To WrestleMania
WWE sales have steadily declined over the past year, but now, ticket demand for shows surrounding WrestleMania has hit an all-time low. While WrestleMania 36 has not sold-out yet, ticket sales for the event have been moving fast on the secondary market, Forbes reports. The historic event, set to... Read more