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Millions of Taylor Swift fans met with technical difficulties

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — If you had been one of the thousands and thousands hoping to snag Taylor Swift tickets Tuesday morning, you most likely had been annoyed by the top of it.

Ticketmaster stated the historic demand for presale tickets crashed the web site for hundreds of individuals, simply minutes after opening.

This is the newest instance of the difficulties to get tickets into the palms of fans as an alternative of scalpers.

Musical sensation Taylor swift can be again on tour in 2023 for the primary time in over 4 years. Swift can have two back-to-back exhibits in March at Allegiant Stadium which may maintain 65,000 individuals, that means over 100,000 had been preventing to get tickets.

Desirea Ordorcia is aware of all of Swift’s songs by coronary heart and tried to get tickets for one of the 2 Las Vegas stops on Tuesday morning.

However, there was a course of that she needed to undergo to ensure tickets had been going to her and thousands and thousands of fans as an alternative of scalpers.

Ordorica first needed to get verified by way of Ticketmaster’s “verified fan” program weeks in the past, as soon as verified she bought a presale code.

“I waited until 10 a.m. my time to get my tickets and it just went downhill from there,” Ordorica stated.

Ticketmaster skilled technical difficulties as a result of “historic” demand.

“It’s already stressing me out because so many people are relying on me to get these tickets and I can’t let them down right now,” Ordorica stated.

Ken Solky, proprietor of LasVegasTickets.com informed 8 News Now that this sort of chaos is frequent.

“They definitely make it a lot more difficult for the fans to go,” Solky stated. “When it’s a large demand where you have 100,000 seats but you have hundreds of thousands of people who’d like to buy for each or more where the demand definitively outstrips the supply, there has to be another way.”

The presale was set for 10 a.m. Tuesday morning, however was pushed again to three p.m. Ordorica was in a position to lastly get tickets nonetheless, hundreds of others weren’t as fortunate.

Ticketmaster stated that a whole lot of hundreds of tickets had been bought within the midst of these glitches.

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