Ark. Supreme Denies TM Rehearing

The Arkansas Supreme Court has denied a request by Ticketmaster to rehear a case that will affect the way the company tacks on ticket fees in the state.

Justices ruled last month the state’s Deceptive Trade Practices Act does apply to TM, but attorneys for the company disagreed, arguing in court the ruling will have “severe and unintended consequences for Ticketmaster, venues and consumers in Arkansas.”

The issue stems from a suit filed last year by an Arkadelphia man who purchased four tickets to see Jason Aldean and was irked over the ticket charges.

Corey McMillan’s suit alleged TM had violated the trade law by adding on fees to tickets at the Verizon Arena.