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  • Britons want ticket resale vendors banned
  • Britons want ticket resale vendors banned
    Dice (2016) ©

Britons want ticket resale vendors banned

Third party ticket vendors are notorious for ripping off concert-goers with their high prices. But the way the system operates can encourage impulsive and irrational purchases; it's why almost half of Britons want ticket resale vendors to be banned.



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