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Over 620,000 Russia 2018 World Cup tickets allocated in 1st sales phase

Published time: 14 Nov, 2017 17:51 The first phase of ticket sales for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia saw over 620,000 allocated to football fans from over 3 million ticket applications, according to world football’s governing body. A total 622,117 tickets were allocated for the tournament in the first phase, which took place from October 1-12, where fans submitted ...

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‘Social cleansing’: Councils buying rough sleepers one-way tickets to get them out of town

Local councils across England have been accused of “social cleansing” because they are regularly buying one-way tickets for homeless people to get them to leave town. The “reconnection” strategy has been described as worrying by homelessness charities. Read more The BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire program revealed on Tuesday that councils are paying rough sleepers up to £1,000 ($ 1,300) to move ...

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Brooklyn's pizza-lacking pizza festival to refund all tickets

They’re giving back the dough. The organizer of a disastrous Pizza Festival announced Wednesday it would refund customers after the state’s top cop began investigating Saturday’s gathering in a Bushwick parking lot. Pizza lovers forked over as much as $ 75 for a “daylong celebration of the dough, cheese, tasty sauces and delicious toppings” to be served in a Flushing ...

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Mayweather vs. McGregor: Hollywood's Getting Lots of Free Tickets, But Don't Ask Floyd for Any

Mayweather vs. McGregorHollywood Gettin’ Lots of Free Tix …But Don’t Bug Floyd for Any 8/23/2017 1:00 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor‘s fight was already gonna be a who’s who of Hollywood — the question now … who’s in good enough with a top agent to go for free? Sources close to the boxing match this Saturday tell ...

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Ticketmaster urges N.Y. to legalize sale of paperless tickets

ALBANY — Ticketmaster wants New York to legalize the sale of paperless tickets. Ticketmaster sent a list of priorities to Gov. Cuomo a day ahead of a meeting about the state’s ticket laws Thursday involving the governor’s office and representatives of the industry. “New York should lift its antiquated ban on paperless ticketing,” Ticketmaster urged Cuomo. “This option, available to ...

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10,000 people fraudulently applied for Ariana Grande tickets

On Sunday, Ariana Grande will return to an English stage in the “One Love Manchester” concert. Officials set aside free tickets for those in attendance on May 22, but at least 10,000 have fraudulently applied for them, according to the Washington Post. Around14,000 people were in attendance at Manchester Arena last month when Salman Ramadan Abedi, 22, a British Muslim, ...

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Wrong number text leads couple to free Stanley Cup tickets

PITTSBURGH — A text message sent to the wrong number led to a Pittsburgh couple scoring free tickets to see the Penguins play Game 2 in the Stanley Cup Final. KDKA-TV reports Amy Santora received a text offering four tickets to Wednesday night’s game against Nashville. She called the number, and the man at the other end said he sent ...

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Brokers that used bots to scalp thousands of tickets must pay $4M

ALBANY — A half-dozen ticket brokers will pay $ 4.19 million to the state to settle charges they illegally bought and resold thousands of tickets to New York events, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Thursday. Most of the companies used illegal software (known as ticket “bots”) to purchase large quantities of tickets from Ticketmaster.com and other sites before consumers could ...

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SEE IT: NYPD tickets twin tots driving miniature Range Rover

A set of adorable twin tots were making their rounds in a mini Range Rover over the weekend when the NYPD decided to play along and stop them on the street. The father to the two-year-old boys, Aaron and Evan, shared the priceless video to his Instagram page, which has since created an internet sensation. “We’re stopping traffic over here ...

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Fan who Dolan yelled at prevented from renewing season tickets

He’s been rejected. The Knicks season ticket holder who James Dolan affectionately referred to as “an a–hole” (why? “because he is an “a–hole”) last week outside of the Garden is having trouble getting his seats for the 2017-2018 season. When Mike Hamersky tried to contact his ticket representative to renew his tickets Tuesday, he ran into dead end after dead ...

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