Ticketmaster accused of running own ticket touting routine

Ticketmaster accused of running own ticket touting routine

It seems Ticketmaster are not as tickety-boo as they make out to be. A recent investigation has left them in a bit of trouble after it was discovered they were using touts to make money by reselling tickets. This only applies to the US portion of the site however leaving ticketmaster.uk in the clear of any accusations. Journalists from CBC News and Toronto Star were undercover in July at the Ticket Summit in Las Vegas…

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Ticketmaster Announces Closure Of Reselling Platforms Get Me In! And Seatwave

Ticketmaster Announces Closure Of Reselling Platforms Get Me In! And Seatwave

On Monday afternoon Ticketmaster announced the planned closure of their resale services Get Me In! and Seatwave in an attempt to combat ticket touts. From the Monday 13th August, no new events will be listed on either website, with the sites permanently closing down in October. These will be replaced with a reselling service built into Ticketmaster which will not allow the marking up of ticket prices, and will instead feature a 15% fee to…

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Ticketmaster ‘Free’ Tickets across the US

Ticketmaster ‘Free’ Tickets across the US

Great news this week, for any music loving concert goer in the United States of America. If you purchased any tickets from ticketmaster.com between October 21st, 1999 and February 27th, 2013! As the result of a 2003 class action lawsuit filed against the company they opened a huge amount of free tickets to fans. The first batch of which being made available in June of 2016. It is usual to see big companies taken to…

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