About the Author
Heather Fletcher

Heather Fletcher

Heather Fletcher is the lead writer at Bonus, concentrating on online casino coverage. She had her first published byline at age 10, but didn't get paid for her writing until she got her first newspaper job. Fletcher's newspaper career started at Suburban News Publications in Ohio and eventually took her to The New York Times, where she's still a contract freelance reporter for the National Desk. She covers breaking news from Philadelphia, as needed. In March 2021, Fletcher began writing about online casino gambling as the lead writer for Online Poker Report.

Latest articles

Halloween Treats: Ontario Retail Sportsbooks, iGaming Deadline

October 31, 2022 | By: Heather Fletcher

Ontarians woke up on Halloween to find out they had treats in their bags. The first goodie: Today is the deadline for gray market online casino and sports betting operators to meet regulatory requirements or face penalties. It’s also the first business day after the announcements that Ontario retail sportsbooks can begin populating the land. […]

Esports Having Bumpy Start As Vie.gg Closes

October 25, 2022 | By: Heather Fletcher

Esports captures the zeitgeist of 2022. Sadly, its US online gambling industry pioneer will also come and go this year. Today, Vie.gg users found out that the legal gambling site will cease operations on Nov. 1. The Esports Entertainment Group (EEG) site debuted in April in New Jersey. Not only was Vie.gg’s US debut, but […]

Just When It Seemed Entain Financial News Would Pause, a $1B Loan

October 19, 2022 | By: Heather Fletcher

As others in the US online gambling industry shrink away from financial gambles, Entain is embracing them. Six days after its Q3 2022 trading update, the company that’s best known as half of BetMGM‘s ownership team announced today that it secured a $1 billion loan. The term loan will fund Isle of Man-based Entain’s acquisition […]

Economic Whiplash May Further Postpone US FanDuel IPO

October 18, 2022 | By: Heather Fletcher

“Whiplash” is one way to define recent market fluctuations. It’s also how investors hoping to buy shares in FanDuel may feel. Those investors have been waiting since March 2021 for FanDuel to navigate all the obstacles to its planned US IPO. The last of those challenges seemed to have been a dispute between FanDuel’s primary […]

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