Is the curtain dropping on 'hidden fees' for concert tickets?

Jun 16, 2023
Two major ticket industry companies have pledged to make pricing more transparent, if not cheaper.
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Ticket buyers and sellers say StubHub owes them after widespread event cancellations

Apr 10, 2020
The company changed policies on refunds and payouts at the end of March, to the chagrin of buyers and sellers on the secondary ticket marketplace.
Stadiums, arenas and other venues around the country are empty with all events either canceled or postponed.
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What resale sites like StubHub are doing to the price of your ticket

Nov 14, 2018
We examined the cost of a seat at the Staples Center over the course of a week — and what it reveals about ticket pricing.
A view inside the Staples Center.
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Sick of the election? Snag sweet deals on sports tickets instead

Nov 8, 2016
In just a matter of hours, the ordeal of the 2016 election will be over. If you can’t wait that long, you could always ignore the returns tonight and turn to sports. Thanks to the election, tonight may be a golden chance to catch your favorites. Click the above audio player to hear the full story. 
A fan cheers from the bleachers during Game Three of the 2016 World Series between the Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Indians in Chicago, Illinois.
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StubHub gets snubbed after publishing full prices

Sep 1, 2015
The ticket reseller built fees into the prices, and buyers went elsewhere

When speed traps keep a city budget afloat

Jul 7, 2015
Some cities in the U.S. rely heavily on speeding tickets and revenue from other infractions to keep their budgets afloat.

Why in the world do airlines overbook tickets?

Apr 27, 2015
It's intentional, and not totally evil — it might even be good.
A new study looks at the cost of add-on charges for airlines.
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For public good, not for profit.

Nevada Supreme Court faces budget shortfall

Apr 3, 2015
The Nevada Supreme Court's budget is linked to the number of traffic tickets.
Brought to you by your local police
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Police fees shore up budgets in many towns

Mar 11, 2015
Experts say local governments have been relying on police ticketing and fees