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#Touting

From TheJournal.ie Ticketmaster has no plans at present to introduce 'dynamic pricing' in Ireland Touting

Ticketmaster has no plans at present to introduce 'dynamic pricing' in Ireland

The company has started to roll out this system in the United States in a bid to tackle touting.

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.”

From TheJournal.ie Ticket reselling firm says that a ban on touts would just lead to more black market trade Toutlawed

Ticket reselling firm says that a ban on touts would just lead to more black market trade

Ticket resellers have claimed that introducing a new law won’t do anything.

From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey's trial date in Brazil set for November Rio Ticketing Scandal

Pat Hickey's trial date in Brazil set for November

Prosecutors said that if Hickey doesn’t attend the trial, he would forfeit the €400,000 bond he paid.

From TheJournal.ie The consumer watchdog will probe 'suspected anti-competitive conduct' in the ticket industry Touting

The consumer watchdog will probe 'suspected anti-competitive conduct' in the ticket industry

The CCPC has launched a full investigation into the sector.

From TheJournal.ie European Olympic Council expresses its "strong support" and "warmest wishes" for Pat Hickey Minsk

European Olympic Council expresses its "strong support" and "warmest wishes" for Pat Hickey

The expressions of support came at a meeting of European Olympic committees in Minsk, Belarus.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin councillor bemoans fair-weather GAA fans as All-Ireland tickets go on sale for €600 Touting

Dublin councillor bemoans fair-weather GAA fans as All-Ireland tickets go on sale for €600

Mark Ward’s criticism comes as backbench Fine Gael TD Noel Rock prepares to publish bill to ban ticket touting in the coming weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Rio police publish emails between Pat Hickey and THG discussing sale of Ireland's Olympics tickets Olympic Council Of Ireland

Rio police publish emails between Pat Hickey and THG discussing sale of Ireland's Olympics tickets

The “weekly” emails date back to 2010. Rio police also told TheJournal.ie that they want to establish if FAI chief John Delaney was involved in the OCI’s sale of Rio tickets.

From TheJournal.ie Olympic Council of Ireland will defend itself "to the hilt" - acting president Pat Hickey

Olympic Council of Ireland will defend itself "to the hilt" - acting president

Former president Pat Hickey remains in a Rio hospital following his arrest by Brazilian police on touting charges yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie OCI refuses to answer questions from Minister Shane Ross over ticket controversy Rio 2016

OCI refuses to answer questions from Minister Shane Ross over ticket controversy

Minister Shane Ross said that he was “absolutely stunned” by the decision.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Have you ever bought a ticket from a tout? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever bought a ticket from a tout?

Would you be willing to pay over the odds to get to the events you want to go to?

From TheJournal.ie Irishman arrested in connection with touting at Olympics was selling tickets for €7,200 say police Touting

Irishman arrested in connection with touting at Olympics was selling tickets for €7,200 say police

Irish national Kevin James Mallon was described as a director at British firm THG.

From TheJournal.ie Anti-touting laws would just send business online - minister Touting

Anti-touting laws would just send business online - minister

Enterprise minister Richard Bruton says it’s up to ticket sellers to enforce anti-touting rules – and that legislation wouldn’t help.