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ScoreBig Giving Venues A List Of Orders Amid Money Woes, Likely Angering Ticket Brokers

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 30 / 16

Embattled ticket outlet ScoreBig has broken nearly a week of public silence in its ongoing financial crisis, telling brokers it does business with it is "deeply saddened by recent events" and is "sensitive to the impact on your business." ScoreBig confirmed comments by the National Association of Ti...

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