Tag Archives: Antonio Conte

Conte rescue plan eases tax burdens on Italian gambling

As Italy enters its fourth week of national lockdown, Italian gambling incumbents have been provided light relief by the government’s new economic measures. Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has secured an initial €25 billion rescue package, aimed at primarily protecting company payrolls, mortgage repayments and commercial rents. Further measures see the government temporarily suspend tax duties for a number of ‘at-risk …

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Betway places Benitez as the early favourite in the first manager to leave market

Despite lifting league titles just two months ago,  the odds suggest Rafael Benitez and Antonio Conte are both in danger of being the next manager to leave their post. The Newcastle manager and the Chelsea manager both followed up unsatisfactory summer transfer windows, with a defeat on the opening day of the season. Benitez is currently the 7/2 favourite to …

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Jeevan Jeyaratnam – Oddsfeed – Piegate and Spot-Fixing vs Sunderland and John Terry

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Super Soccer Oddsfeed’s Jeevan Jeyaratnam spoke to SBC News about the Stamford Bridge swansong for John Terry, and how this compares to Wayne Shaw’s pie-eating antics. I’ve heard some sensationalist views this week regarding the, admittedly daft, stunt triggered on Sunday when the now ex-Sunderland boss David Moyes and his squad colluded with Chelsea’s wishes to force a break in …

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Chelsea defence secures In-Play support on Spiffx

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The increased faith that punters have in Chelsea, and their ability to hold on to a 1-0 lead, has been emphasised by the latest set of In-Play data released by Spiffx. Back in August against West Ham, Antonio Conte’s side held a 1-0 lead for half an hour at Stamford Bridge but attracted only a 0.13% increase on the 85% …

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Lennart Gillberg – Spiffx – What 2016 meant to me

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SBC News caught up with Spiffx founder Lennart Gillberg to reflect on an eventful 2016 in the sports betting industry, and a breakthrough year for his betting exchange company. Favourite Memory of 2016 Launching the first version of the Take5Live app during Euro 2016. Take5Live is an engaging game based on Spiffx market activity that allows customers to place bets on …

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Sporting Index expects Chelsea to fall just short of record run

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Football traders on Sporting Index have predicted that Chelsea will fall just short in their quest to set a record number of consecutive Premier League victories. The spread betting firm expects Antonio Conte’s side to take three points against both Crystal Palace and Bournemouth, but fail to beat Stoke City at Stamford Bridge on New Year’s Eve. The Blues would …

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Pre-play figures on Spiffx highlight United’s poor league form

For this week’s Spiffx update, we look at three of the Premier League title favourites from the start of the season, and see how their pre-play odds have changed since the opening week of action. Starting with Arsenal, who opened their league campaign at home to Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool. Spiffx punters were understandably cautious (41.77%) about backing the home team given …

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Spiffx – Expect the Crystal Palace revival to continue

Chelsea may have produced a more assured performance last time out at Hull, as the in-form Diego Costa and a re-jigged defensive formation helped them to a much needed 2-0 victory. However, it remains to be seen how many Spiffx punters will be convinced by the 2014/15 league champions. Two seasons ago, a surprisingly low 60.77% correctly backed Jose Mourinho’s …

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Spiffx: Premier League punters not ready to end the banker bashing!

The CBI is suggesting that in the wake of Brexit, the bankers should be taken back off the naughty step and told to get on with producing the goods once again. In the English Premier League, a similar rehabilitation process is taking place. The wins last weekend for Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea had the ring of familiarity about …

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SpiffX – EPL betting data shows punters flow back for familiar faces

The evidence from the betting on the early rounds of the English Premier League would suggest that the punters have a renewed faith in the chances of previous league winners Chelsea and Manchester united following the appointments of new managers at both. Antonio Conte’s move to Chelsea from Juventus has been widely welcomed by Chelsea fans, and the evidence from …

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