How Do You Tell If a Ticketmaster Ticket Is Real?

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To spot a fake Ticketmaster ticket, examine the vertical lines that border it for the name Ticketmaster in very small print and look at its bar code for incomplete or jagged lines. Ticketmaster tickets are printed on high-quality paper and feature microprinting and real time bar codes as anti-fraud measures.

A genuine Ticketmaster ticket is printed on both sides. Look for high-quality holograms or graphic images on the front of the ticket and promotional information on its back. In 2014, Ticketmaster introduced a ticketing platform that turns the smart phone of an attendee into a ticket with an animated watermark as one of its security features.