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How ticket prices affect scalping

Sep 21, 2018
A brief history of the ticketing — and scalping — industry.
A view of Beyonce performing back in 2016. Tickets for Jay-Z and Beyonce's "On The Run II" tour this year reached nearly $1,300 at one point.
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Adele sells out, but doesn't block scalpers

Dec 21, 2015
The singer sold some tickets through her own website to get around scalpers.