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StubHub Sues Warriors, Ticketmaster Over Resale Restrictions

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 30 / 15

StubHub yesterday filed a federal antitrust suit against Ticketmaster and the Warriors, alleging the pair illegally conspired to force season-ticket holders of the NBA team to only use a Ticketmaster-powered market for ticket resale and restrict consumer choice. The lawsuit claims listings of Warrio...

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