Tokyo 2020 Ticket Requests Close After 7.5M Applicants
The first phase of ticketing for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics closed earlier this week after 7.5 million Japan residents applied for the lottery drawing. The application period was reportedly extended by 12 hours due to high demand. According to the Associated Press, 7.5 million “ID registrations” were recorded, which... Read more
FTC Online Ticket Sales Workshop Schedule Announced
Coming less than two weeks away on June 11, the FTC Online Ticket Sales Workshop – “That’s the Ticket” – will feature three panel discussions and a keynote, according to the schedule the organization released this week detailing the day’s discussions. A who’s who of industry professionals and economic... Read more
Fans Frustrated Over Cricket World Cup Delays
Fans who purchased tickets to the Cricket World Cup were upset when they didn’t receive their tickets as early as promised, but the organizers called the delay “absolutely normal.” Ticketholders were originally told that they’d receive their tickets in six weeks, and when the tickets didn’t turn up, they... Read more
Fan Says Stanley Cup Tickets Are Harder To Score For Less-Abled
A die-hard St. Louis Blues fan was so excited when her team made the Stanley Cup Finals, but her hype quickly turned sour after she was unable to purchase handicapped tickets. The St. Louis Blues are slated to take on the Boston Bruins at the Enterprise Center this weekend.... Read more
Live Nation Speaks Out About Billie Eilish Chicago Show, Shares New Perks For Fans
Billie Eilish fans felt scammed earlier this week after they received an email that their floor tickets to Eilish’s upcoming show at Chicago’s Aragon Ballroom were being reassigned randomly at the United Center. One fan, Amanda Hoffman-Luke, had bought pre-sale tickets to the Aragon Ballroom show through Ticketmaster’s Verified... Read more
Houston Texans To Celebrate Fantennial Season With Ticket Giveaway
The Houston Texans are honoring 100 seasons of the NFL by debuting their first-ever Fantennial Season Ticket Giveaway. A contest will run until June 24, giving fans the possibility to win tickets for the 2019-2020 season. There will be three winning places; the first place winner will receive two... Read more
‘Be More Chill’ To Offer Special Limited-Time Ticket Offer To Fans
Fans of the play Be More Chill are in for a treat over the next two weeks to celebrate the show’s evolution and journey to Broadway. For this limited time, fans will be able to purchase tickets to the Broadway show at special prices via the play’s website. Theatergoers can... Read more
Festivalgoers Faced ‘Glitch’ During Monthly Isle of Wight Fest Payment
Some fans experienced problems with their monthly payments for the UK’s Isle of Wight festival earlier this week due to a Ticketmaster “system error.” A number of customer received an email claiming there had been a problem with their monthly payment plans, Ticketing Business News reports. These fans had... Read more
Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics Ticket Lottery Begins
Online lottery applications for tickets to the 56th Olympic Games hosted by Tokyo in summer 2020 have begun for Japan residents and will be accepted through May 28. People hoping to attend the games must register through the official ticketing site at Ticket.Tokyo2020.org, and each applicant will be able... Read more
Indians Season Ticket Holders Already Cashing-In On MLB All-Star Game Tickets
While tickets to the MLB All Star Game aren’t on sale to the general public yet, Cleveland Indians season ticket holders are already hoping to cash in their tickets. According to Fox Cleveland, the Indians were given 21,000 of the 35,000 total ticket allotment for July’s Midsummer Classic, yet... Read more