Artist Arena enforces an online scheme called Invitation Onsale, which aims to prevent scalpers
- or those who buy a lot of tickets just to sell them at jacked up prices to fans - from operating.
He added the industry should focus on stopping scalpers
from acquiring tickets from companies like Ticketmaster in the first place.
There are plenty of scalpers
outside Arkansas who are currently damaging Arkansas' consumers and businesses by using a variety of tricks, to fool ticket buyers, including:
According to Pascrell, the goal is to "reel in" secondary ticket markets--the act is a net designed to scoop up large-volume scalpers
while letting die-hard fans and small fish swim on.
are a common sight outside Apple's stores in China, selling genuine Apple products, usually iPhones, at a markup for customers unwilling to queue or faced with stores out of stock.
At the Sanlitun store, people who appeared to be working on behalf of scalpers
were queueing in groups of 50, wearing the same hats or gloves, said Huang, the Liaoning shopper.
On the even of the Germany match, scalpers
openly approached people at bars and restaurants in Port Elizabeth, taking advantage of the growing buzz ahead of the match.
We've built a very easy and cyber-safe environment that eliminates the role of ticket scalpers
in the secondary ticket market," explained Joe Pensa, co-founder, FreeTicketExchange.
The service charge can only include costs directly related to acquiring the ticket, a requirement found laughable by the scalpers
The 23-year-old traveled to Autzen Stadium from Portland anyway, and bought a ticket from one of the many scalpers
who hang around the stadium on game day.
There even were a handful of ticket scalpers
in the parking lot before Williams' match Tuesday night.
When an open-air market of hundreds of scalpers
developed around the city's legal ticket exchange center, heckling passersby and blocking customers from entering the building, one of the city's Olympic organizers took it upon himself to climb up on a planter and shout at the crowd in an attempt to enforce order.