Monthly Archives: January 2018

Dodgers test fans’ loyalty with steep increases for season tickets even in the cheap seats

Dodgers test fans’ loyalty with steep increases for season tickets even in the cheap seats

Courtesy of the Los Angeles Times: The clock struck 11:25 p.m. Time was growing short. A lifetime of Dodger love was being tested. Bill Snoberger and fiancee Mary Jones were trying to figure out whether a 45% price increase over two years for two season tickets in the outer reaches of Dodger Stadium was worth […]

Texans raise ticket prices by 3.7 percent

Texans raise ticket prices by 3.7 percent

Courtesy of the Houston Chronicle: Following a last-place finish during a 4-12 injury-plagued season, the Texans have raised ticket prices slightly. The Texans’ average general ticket price for 2018 is $107.56 per ticket. It’s a 3.73-percent increase from their $103.69 figure for 2017. This marks their lowest increase in ticket prices since 2014. A year […]

Ticketmaster is killing the bar code and choosing which fans can buy tickets in fight against bots and scalpers

Ticketmaster is killing the bar code and choosing which fans can buy tickets in fight against bots and scalpers

Courtesy of the Financial Post: As the war intensifies between users and bots, Ticketmaster wants to change the nature of the battle by controlling the pace of ticket sales Not too long ago, people used to line up at record stores early in the morning to make sure they could get tickets to their favourite […]