‘It’s about more than baseball’: Braves fan meets Astros fans he surprised with World Series tickets
It was a heartfelt reunion. Fans from opposing teams brought together by one true act of kindness.Atlanta Braves fan Miles Neal says he’s so excited Houston Astros fans, David Bramlet and his daughter Addison, will get to experience game six of the World Series.
Free movie tickets for high school seniors
HOUSTON With so many closures during the pandemic, freebies have been scarce, but this is a great deal for high school seniors and 2020 graduates. At 5 Showbiz Cinema locations in greater HoustonShowbiz Cinemas are offering free movie tickets to seniors every Monday through Thursday during the month of June. All you need is your valid student ID. Show it at the box office to get a free ticket at the Showbiz Cinemas in Baytown, Kingwood, Liberty Lakes and Fall Creek. Showbiz is showing flashback movies right now; titles like I Still Believe, Sonic the Hedgehog" and going way back, Footloose.
Are you owed money for tickets to an event that was canceled, rescheduled or postponed? Here is what you should do to try to get your refund.
Ticketmaster, Live Nation and AEG are calling these events postponed and claiming that if they are rescheduled, the customer is not entitled to a refund. Currently, there are no regulating agencies investigating this issue, demanding that the tickets sellers refund customer’s money. But with enough pressure, agencies like the Texas Attorney General and/or the Federal Trade Commission just might. You can “cc” the Texas Attorney General, the Federal Trade Commission and yours truly on that letter. Send those same details to these agencies as complaints:Texas Attorney General Consumer Protection DivisionFederal Trade CommissionThe Houston Better Business Bureau3.
When will Astros ticketholders get refunds for games not played?
That means Astros fans and season tickets holders are hanging on to tickets for game dates that have already passed, wondering when they will get their money back. Fans dividedIf it were not canceled, this year would have been Jaime Zamora’s 22nd consecutive Astros’ opening day. “The Astros ticket prices aren't cheap, you do the math, and that's more than ten thousand dollars that the club is holding onto,” Yee said. “And for some season ticket holders, it's even more than that.”What about individual tickets? If you had a ticket to an Astros Spring Training game that was canceled, click here to find out how to get a refund.
Consumer expert Amy Davis gives advice on dealing with ticket sellers canceling events while refusing refunds
Now, many of those ticket holders are left waiting on refunds that may never come. When Live Nation or Ticketmaster canceled shows and concerts, instead of using the word “canceled,” the ticket sellers said the events were just “postponed.” Once rescheduled, even if the customer cannot attend on the new date, the companies won’t always refund the ticket price. Canceled concerts, refunds deniedIt happened to Houstonian Phyllis Bailey. When Bailey contacted Live Nation to get a refund of the $222.14, a representative told her the show was simply postponed until August 11. Live Nation told her she could get a refund.
$1.6 billion Powerball jackpot to be split among 3 winners
Lottery officials announced winning tickets were sold in California, Tennessee and Florida. The winning numbers were 4, 8, 19, 27, 34 and Powerball 10. Mireya Villarreal reports from inside a 7-Eleven in Chino Hills, California, that sold one of the winning tickets.cbsnews.com
Mega Millions winning tickets in Florida and Maryland for $400M jackpot
Mega Millions winning tickets in Florida and Maryland for $400M jackpot There are two grand-prize winning tickets in the latest Mega Millions lottery worth $400 million. So far, no one has come forward to claim the prize. Anthony Mason reports.cbsnews.com