Football season is officially here, and there are countless ways for people to find tickets and connect with online marketplaces, ticket sellers and re-sellers. Unfortunately, some of them are rip-offs, and it isn’t always clear how to tell if a ticket is fake. Last year, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) received over 200 reports on BBB Scam Tracker about ticket scams.
Whether you’re planning to attend a college or professional football game, BBB offers the following tips for fans looking to purchase game day tickets.
- Purchase from the venue whenever possible. Many official ticket sales agents now offer secondary sales options, as well.