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Tuesday 31 January 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Ticket Touts

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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.
# Your Say
Poll: Have you ever paid above the odds for a ticket?
The President has signed into law a Bill to ban ticket touting for large events.
# rip-off
Ticket touts: President signs into law bill banning above price resales
Penalties including a fine of up to €100,000 or up to two years imprisonment face anyone caught defying the Sale of Tickets Bill 2021.
# landmark case
Two touts jailed in UK for reselling millions worth of tickets for likes of Ed Sheeran and Adele
The judge said this “was a case of sustained dishonesty for a number of years”.
# clamping down
Tottenham ban fans for trying to sell Champions League final tickets
Three season-ticket holders have received ‘indefinite’ suspensions for putting tickets for Liverpool showdown on resale sites.
# seatwave
Ticketmaster shuts down Seatwave as pressure mounts from new anti-tout law
The move comes after the much-anticipated ticket touting law was approved by Cabinet in July.
# it's only rock n roll
Fans warned about websites selling fake Rolling Stones tickets
You can’t always get what you want.
# Your Say
Poll: Have you ever paid above the odds for a ticket?
The CCPC has been investigating suspected breaches in consumer law.
# lunch crunch
Poll: Have you ever bought a ticket for an event from an unofficial source?
Give it to us straight. Be honest.
# 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 Touts
GAA responds to touts by cancelling Dublin-Tyrone tickets being sold above face value
“Supporters and members are urged not to buy tickets from unofficial sources for above face value as they risk purchasing tickets that may be cancelled.”
# Ticket Touts
Promoters issue warning as Ed Sheeran tickets pop up on resale websites at inflated prices
Over 300,000 tickets have been sold for the singer’s seven dates in Cork, Galway, Dublin and Belfast.
# Ticket Touts
Over '10,000 unscrupulous applications' made for free tickets to Manchester benefit gig
Ticketmaster said it was aiming to ensure that “opportunists and touts” do not get their hands on tickets for the gig.
# prices in high places
Garth Brooks tickets going for as much as €300 online
Oh dear.
# Ticket Touts
Gardaí warn fans to beware of ticket scams
With punters willing to part with thousands for tickets, touts are circling and supporters are being warned to beware.
# D'oh!
Police nab Old Trafford scalpers... selling Lord Ferg's tickets
Tickets from the United manager’s personal allocation were flogged on the black market outside Old Trafford.
# My Goodness
€10 Arthur’s Day tickets go for up to €300 on eBay
The ticket touts come out in force.