Proposed bill would set ticket scalping limits in Tennessee

An East Tennessee lawmaker is trying to stop ticket scalpers from taking advantage of buyers. Representative Ryan Haynes (R-Knoxville) has sponsored legislation that would limit online-based large scalpers from buying tickets in bulk, then marking up the price.

“We’ve all had a situation where we’ve… tried to go to a ball game, tried to go to a¬†concert, a play – where we get online and we find out the tickets cost about three times face value,” said Rep. Haynes.

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