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

RI Bally’s Casino Workers May Strike Next Week

July 7, 2022 | By: Heather Fletcher

Winds may shift next week when a union negotiating committee meets with Bally’s Twin River Lincoln Casino Resort officials. One tack may steer the Rhode Island retail casino‘s workers toward a strike they authorized their union to call on June 28. A different maneuver may result in the committee and casino officials reaching a tentative […]

PokerStars Launches Legally in Ontario, Situation Unchanged for Rest of Canada

June 28, 2022 | By: Heather Fletcher

PokerStars made its relationship with the legal Ontario online poker market official today. Until now, the online poker operator had been serving Ontarians in a gray market capacity. The brand owned by Dublin-based Flutter Entertainment announced today that it received “full registration to operate” from the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO). AGCO listed PokerStars as […]

Sen. Joseph Addabbo Lays the Foundation for 2023 Online Casino Push in NY

June 28, 2022 | By: Heather Fletcher

New York lawmakers are laying the groundwork to legalize online casino gambling in 2023. In the latest move to spur the New York online casino effort along, Sen. Joseph Addabbo sent a press release yesterday to emphasize that a bill creating the Problem Gambling Advisory Council (PGAC) is only awaiting Gov. Kathy Hochul‘s signature before […]

Bonus.com Q&A With Huddle: CEO Francesco Borgosano on Odds-Making, Trading

June 27, 2022 | By: Heather Fletcher

For US online sportsbooks, every second matters. To that end, some online gambling operators are investing in real-time odds-making and trading tools. Firmly within those software providers sits New York City-based Huddle Tech. Huddle CEO Francesco Borgosano recently spoke with Bonus.com about the growing field. At the moment, many online gambling operators are keeping their […]

NorthStar Gaming, NorthStar Bets Parent, May Go Public Soon

June 22, 2022 | By: Heather Fletcher

Ontario’s expanded online gambling marketplace isn’t even three months old and there’s already a notable pending IPO. NorthStar Gaming, the parent company of NorthStar Bets, is pursuing a plan to go public through a reverse takeover of Baden Resources. The news didn’t come from NorthStar, though. NorthStar Bets is an online casino and sports betting […]

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