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 […]

SeatGeek looks to change sports ticket sales market

SeatGeek looks to change sports ticket sales market

Courtesy of the SEATTLE TIMES: Inside sports business Troy Kirby has been a fixture in sports-ticketing management for years and quickly can spot a game-changer. The Olympia-raised director of ticket sales at UC Davis and creator of the industry‚Äôs acclaimed Tao of Sports podcast sounded downright giddy while discussing a deal between Major League Soccer […]

IPL 2016: Low ticket sales at major venues spoil the cheer, worry broadcasters and stakeholders

IPL 2016: Low ticket sales at major venues spoil the cheer, worry broadcasters and stakeholders

Spectator interest has waned considerably for the ninth edition of the IPL, with crowd at many venues below full capacity. The ninth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) which kicked off on April 9, has not enthused the paying public as much as the earlier editions. The empty seats at major venues for IPL […]