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College Football Rankings: eBay’s StubHub Aims To Gauge “True Popularity” College Football Rankings: eBay’s StubHub Aims To Gauge “True Popularity”

eBay-owned ticket marketplace, StubHub, has launched a new weekly scorecard aimed at gauging the “true popularity” of college football teams among fans, based on its own internal data. StubHub’s system uses the AP Top 25 as a starting point, then …

Louis C.K.: Scalping Isn’t A Crime, We’re Just Competing With It For The Good Of The Fans Louis C.K.: Scalping Isn’t A Crime, We’re Just Competing With It For The Good Of The Fans
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After looking at the early figures from comedian Louis C.K., it was hard to call his most recent direct-to-fans venture anything but a massive success. After announcing that he planned to forgo Ticketmaster or any other similar service and sell …

StubHub Launched In The UK StubHub Launched In The UK

eBay launched StubHub, its secondary ticketing service, in the United Kingdom today. This marks the first international expansion for StubHub. The company is positioning it as an attept to “shake up the UK ticketing market”. The company will sell tickets …

eBay, StubHub Acquire Peekspy, Fanvenues eBay, StubHub Acquire Peekspy, Fanvenues
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eBay’s StubHub has acquired Peekspy, makers of the Fanvenues 3D mapping service. On its site, FanVenues calls itself “The Google of seat views for sports and concert fans.” OK. I guess that means the place where people go to search …

eBay and StubHub Acquire Zvents eBay and StubHub Acquire Zvents
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eBay acquired StubHub back in early 2007. Now StubHub has acquired Zvents. So, essentially, eBay has acquired Zvents. Zvents has over 3 million events, generated from 140,000 local marketers in its catalog. It gets 14 million monthly unique visitors. eBay’s …

Chicago unamused, wants amusement tax from StubHub

eBay’s $310 million acquisition of ticket reselling site StubHub presents the potential of additional expenses, as the City of Chicago demanded payment of amusement taxes on tickets sold for Chicago events.

Chicago Sues eBay, StubHub Over Ticket Taxes
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The city of Chicago is suing eBay and subsidiary StubHub for failing to collect an 8 percent amusement tax on tickets sold online.

The city charges in the lawsuit filed in Cook County Circuit Court that the two companies are "reseller’s agents" and are required under Chicago’s law to pay an amusement tax. The suit asks for a court order that will allow the city to audit the companies and hand out fines for not collecting and paying the tax.

Ticketmaster To Launch NFL Resale Site

Ticketmaster has partnered with the National Football League to launch a Web site next year where people can resell tickets to pro football games.

Patriots May Cancel Tickets For Using StubHub

The New England Patriots have won a court case against online ticket reseller StubHub and have obtained the names of 13,000 people who have bought or sold tickets using the site. The Patriots said they could revoke the season tickets of people who used the site.

StubHub Acquired by eBay

eBay announced the acquisition of StubHub, an online marketplace for the resale of event tickets.