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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Can Bruce Springsteen vanquish ticket scalpers?

Aug 29, 2017
Ticketmaster has made buying seats for the Boss's Broadway run very complicated.
Bruce Springsteen performs on stage at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 1, 2016 in New York City.
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A new and faster way of buying concert tickets

Jul 22, 2014
Marketplace tests out the speed of ticket apps with a One Direction concert

Justin Timberlake concert sold out? Blame ticket bots

Oct 14, 2013
To free up tickets for concerts and sporting events, California is the latest state to ban ticket bot programs.

Can Ticketmaster's former CEO help Twitter make big bucks?

Aug 29, 2013
By hiring Nathan Hubbard, Twitter seeks to make revenue.

AEG looks to take on Ticketmaster

Feb 6, 2013
The entertainment conglomerate wants to collect its own ticketing fees.

Captcha-22: When online security hurts sales

Feb 1, 2013
Ticketmaster is ditching those hard-to-read letters and numbers, called captchas, that users must decipher to make a purchase. It's switching to images, which are easier, faster and more secure.

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The String Cheese Incident takes stand against Ticketmaster

May 17, 2012
The band protests Ticketmaster's high fees by scalping its own tickets. Bassist Keith Mosley discusses the message his band is trying to send.
The band protests Ticketmaster's high fees by scalping their own tickets. Bassist Keith Mosley discusses the message his band is trying to send.
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