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Fixed Italian football match stings Betfair punters for £2m

TAGs: Betfair, fixed match

Classic daylight robbery

Classic daylight robbery

Beware the gentleman’s agreement in Italian football. It is not unfamiliar to see a glut of ‘honourable draws’ rearing their head around this time of year in Serie A and Serie B and Chievo and Catania were true to form yesterday, fulfilling the prediction of deluge of bets from punters who staked over £2m on the draw, by battling out a 1-1 result. The only loser was Betfair’s punters who, unlike the bookmakers, didn’t see it coming. Mamma mia! Read more.

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