The Inside Track Live Cheltenham Special
Last week saw the first Inside Track live show with an audience of over 200 people in partnership with William Hill. An expert panel featuring AP McCoy, Barry Gerraghy, Leonna Mayor and Andy Holding ran through the Cheltenham Festival key runners, trainers and races. All filmed and produced in-house by the Checkd Media team!
Watch The Inside Track Cheltenham Special
Sam Turnock Promoted to Finance Director
Our very own Sam Turnock stepped up to Finance Director for the Group in February. Sam originally joined the Group four years ago as Financial Controller after delivering some key strategic financial projects, including our launch in the US last year. Well done Sam!
Cheltenham Festival Media Packages
All festival day takeovers are now sold out. But there's plenty of opportunity in March for takeover days and exclusive bet types on both FootyAccumulators.com and TheWinnersEnclosure.com. Speak to our Commercial Manager Jack Martorana for more details and bespoke packages ahead of busy football and racing fixtures.
Racing Tipster Tournaments Launches in Betting Hub
This week sees the launch of horse racing to the Tipster Tournaments section of the Betting Hub App. Following the success of football tipster leagues, racing is now being added to the app ahead of the Cheltenham Festival. Users can pick and tip their win bets whilst also taking part in our daily sponsored tournaments during the Cheltenham festival, with plenty of prizes up for grabs.
Smart Picks Tool Rolled Out in North America
The Dev team have built and launched the new Smart Picks tool now on the FlashPicks brand. Developed and tailored for the North American market, the tool helps bettors make more informed decisions. Smart Picks currently allows users to create selections across moneyline, spread and total markets in both the NFL and NBA. Users can filter by all matches in the current season, the last five fixtures, home and away games or head-to-head. More sports and additional features are set to be added in the coming months.
Andrew Grimshaw Joins as Commercial Director
February saw Andrew Grimshaw join Checkd Dev from FSB Technology. Grimshaw will lead the growth strategy for the Dev team in both the UK and North America and build on the recent success of technology solutions for tier one bookmakers. Andrew said "Checkd Group as a whole has made great progress in recent years with a roster of clients that speaks for itself... Their approach to technology-based solutions is cutting-edge, ultra reliable and delivers rapid revenue growth opportunities for Operators and I am delighted to become part of the team."
FlashPicks Enjoys a Legendary Superbowl
February was a record month for our US business across multiple KPIs thanks to the extra boost provided by the Super Bowl. The FlashPicks Twitter account shot up by 5,000 followers and hit a record 10m impressions. Meanwhile, the website rocketed to over 50,000 unique visitors over the Super Bowl weekend.
YouTube Surges with New Content
The FlashPicks YouTube has a new lineup & a fresh look with MattyChucks and AustinProps, who have over 125k followers between them, as the new faces. The daily picks-style videos have racked up an average of over 1.5k views per video and subscribers have jumped to over 3k.
Eyes on March Madness
Following the climax of the NFL season all eyes now focus on College Basketball and March Madness. Starting the same week as Cheltenham on 14th March, the tournament runs until 3rd April. It's a huge opportunity to continue the great work with partners by delivering relevant content, picks and takeovers.