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# ticket touting

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# Ticket Touts
All events at Aviva Stadium, including Ireland-Portugal match, to be covered by anti-touting law
Tickets have appeared online at three times their face value.
# ticket touting
FAI issue ticket tout warning for sold-out Portugal clash
Tickets have appeared online at three times their face value.
# Poll
Poll: Have you ever bought tickets for more than their face value?
The new law proposes big fines and imprisonment for anyone caught reselling tickets above the original price.
# live events
Ticket touting law to be approved by Cabinet as all eyes look towards summer
The law will ban the above price resale of tickets for live events, Christina Finn reports.
The law - to be approved at Cabinet - will ban the above price resale of tickets for live events, Christina Finn reports.
While there's no imminent return likely for large outdoor events, ministers are hopeful of further easing next month.
Stephen Donnelly is also expected to give Cabinet an update on the vaccine rollout at today's meeting.
Tánaiste backs school catch-up plan for students during summer months
Pfizer CEO says third vaccine dose will 'likely be needed within six to 12 months'
# resale
Ticket sales companies raise concern over timing of ticket touting bill due to effect of pandemic on events sector
The bill proposes to ban the above price resale of tickets for live events.
# concert tickets
Fast-tracked: Ticket touting law to ban above-face-value resales to come before the Dáil next week
The proposed legislation would ban the above-face-value resale of tickets for sporting and entertainment events.
# policy and economy
A threat to 350 jobs and 'unconstitutional' – here's Viagogo's legal memo to the State about tout laws
The government is seeking legal advice on issues raised by the ticket resale website.
# statement
GAA warn that they'll automatically cancel touted tickets for All-Ireland finals
The association released a statement regarding the resale of tickets this morning.
# concert tickets
Ticket touting: New law to ban above-face value resales approved by Cabinet
It would also prohibit the use of bot software to purchase tickets.
# touts out
Deadmau5 absolutely tore into one of Ticketmaster's companies on Twitter over the issue of touting
“I won’t hesitate for a f**king second to cancel the event.”
# ticket touting
Irish U2 fans left disappointed as all Dublin tour dates sell out in under five minutes
Tickets for U2′s European sold out dates quickly appeared on Seatwave for up to triple the original price.
# ticket touting
Australian man jailed in Singapore for selling forged Ed Sheeran concert passes
He used forged ‘all area access’ passes to bring concertgoers into the stadium.
# Rio 2016
Brazil's supreme court grants injunction to suspend Kevin Mallon's ticket touting court date
Mallon’s legal team told the court: “We are shouting but no one is listening.”
# ticket touting
'Gouging will not be tolerated': GAA fans told not to risk buying above-face value tickets
The GAA has moved to cancel tickets for the Dublin-Tyrone game that are being sold at above face value.
# ticket touting
Ed Sheeran praised for 'protecting his true fans' by recalling 10,000 tickets
The recall only affected UK tour dates, according to a statement from Sheeran’s team.
# ticket touting
Ticketmaster considering looking at people's social media before allowing them to buy tickets
Ticketmaster currently sells tickets for around 8,000 events in Ireland every year.
# Maurice Quinlivan
Ticketmaster and Seatwave aren't happy with proposed new ticket touting law
The proposed new law will make it illegal to resale tickets for a profit of more than 10%.
# daylight robbery
Michael Healy-Rae on ticket touts: 'Do it the Al Capone way, they got him on taxes'
TDs urged action to prevent exorbitant ticket touting in a Dáil debate yesterday.
# Sold Out
Calls to fast-track anti-ticket touting law as U2 tickets sell for more than €1,000
Dublin North West TD Noel Rock said he would be raising the issue with Taoiseach Enda Kenny this afternoon.
# Olympic Council of Ireland
"This has been a life-changing experience" - Pat Hickey responds to ticketing charges
On Friday night Hickey, who has temporarily stepped aside as President of the Olympic Council of Ireland, was charged with criminal organisation, ticket touting, ambush marketing, larceny, money laundering, and tax evasion.
# ticket touting
Romario declares himself satisfied with action on what he terms the 'ticket mafia'
Former OCI president Pat Hickey, who has been at the notorious Bangu prison in Rio since Thursday, may not now face a judge until later in the week.
# Rio 2016
OCI member calls Pat Hickey's arrest in front of TV cameras a "total and absolute disgrace"
The body’s executive committee met last night for the first time since the scandal broke.
# ticket touting
Brazilian police have confiscated passports, laptops and phones from OCI officials in Rio today
Detained former OCI chief Pat Hickey will appear before a Brazilian judge on Tuesday as part of an investigation into black market ticket sales.
# tickets get your tickets
Ticket touting for sports and music events could be coming to an end
A new Bill aims to prevent people selling a ticket above the cost price.
# What's going on?
Shane Ross is on his way to Rio to get answers over the Olympics ticket scandal
The controversy kicked off with an arrest of an Irishman last week. Tonight Sports Minister Shane Ross will want answers from the Olympic Council of Ireland.
# Olympics
Irishman arrested in Rio on suspicion of ticket touting
The Department of Foreign Affairs says it is providing consular assistance.
# London2012
Police arrest 29 over alleged Olympics ticket touting
One man was found to have been selling tickets for £1,100 each.