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# gamercon - Sunday 30 April, 2017

GamerCon is out of cash - and its suppliers are out of pocket

Suppliers have been asked to wait six months or more for payment after the flawed event.

# gamercon - Sunday 23 April, 2017

A month on from the GamerCon fiasco and customers are still waiting for their money back

Up to 25,000 people were expected to turn up for the event.

# gamercon - Friday 14 April, 2017

Eventbrite says it’s stumping up for GamerCon refunds - but the organiser disagrees

Scores of people couldn’t access the gaming event after waiting in the wind and rain for hours.

# gamercon - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Future GamerCons won't go ahead unless 'every single problem' is identified after queuing chaos

Convention founder Ferdi Roberts had said more events were planned for London, Madrid and Berlin.

# gamercon - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

'My heart was broken for them': Mother's anger as GamerCon founder apologises for chaos

GamerCon founder Ferdi Roberts has said he is “incredibly sorry”.

# gamercon - Monday 20 March, 2017

GamerCon fiasco: Convention Centre hits back after organisers blame venue

Thousands were queuing in the rain for hours on Saturday waiting to gain entry to the event.

# gamercon - Saturday 18 March, 2017

Chaos at gaming event in Dublin as crowd queues for hours before being turned away

Gamercon has been accused of selling more tickets than Dublin’s Convention Centre can legally hold.