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Heather Fletcher

Heather Fletcher

Heather Fletcher is Lead Writer at Bonus, concentrating on online casino coverage. She specializes in breaking news, legislative coverage, and gambling marketing strategy overviews. To reach Heather with a news tip, email [email protected].

Who Is Heather Fletcher?

Heather Fletcher is the lead writer at Bonus, concentrating on online casino coverage. She specializes in breaking news, legislative coverage, and gambling marketing strategy overviews. Fletcher was part of the team that earned the 2022 SBC North America Casino Affiliate of the Year honor. 

Fletcher came to Catena Media, the parent company of Bonus, from a newspaper and magazine background. In March 2021, Fletcher began writing about online casino gambling as the lead writer for Online Poker Report. After Catena retired that online publication, she moved to Bonus and had bylines on other Catena sites, including MichiganSharp, NY Sports Day, and the now-retired NJGamblingSites. Fletcher is also a New York Times contract freelance reporter for the National Desk. She covers breaking news from Philadelphia, as needed. 

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To reach Fletcher with a news tip, email her at [email protected].

Latest articles

MGM Live—Playtech Partnership to Bring Las Vegas Resort Experience to International BetMGM Players

June 26, 2024 | By: Heather Fletcher

MGM Resorts International is putting the emphasis on “international” with a plan to stream content from two of its Las Vegas retail properties to online casino customers in overseas markets. It struck an agreement with casino content vendor Playtech to stream live dealer games from the MGM Grand and Bellagio. Unfortunately, US BetMGM players won’t get […]

New York’s Gaming Regulator Will Do As Governor Wishes About Casino Licensing Acceleration Bill

June 24, 2024 | By: Heather Fletcher

The New York downstate retail casino licensing selection process hasn’t accelerated yet, despite the New York State Legislature‘s approval of SB9673. On June 24, the state regulator’s executive director said the commission would wait until the governor decided on the bill. The New York State Gaming Commission (NYSGC) will follow the direction chosen by Gov. Kathleen […]

Playtech Expands Its New Jersey Live Dealer Presence With DraftKings & PlayStar Deals

June 21, 2024 | By: Heather Fletcher

If New Jersey DraftKings Casino is any example, online casinos are partnering with multiple live dealer service providers to offer discerning gamblers a variety of games. Records from the Garden State’s regulator show that DraftKings added Playtech Live offerings while retaining its contract with Evolution. DraftKings () supplemented its live dealer offerings with a Playtech […]

Bovada Exits Michigan and Colorado in Response to Regulatory Crackdown

Black market gambling site Bovada has heeded the warnings of state gaming regulators, adding Colorado and Michigan to list of states it will not serve. The Michigan Gaming Control Board sent a “cease and desist” letter on May 29 to Bovada’s owner, Harp Media. According to SBCAmericas, Colorado sent a similar letter the following week, although Bonus has not […]

Alberta Aims to Emulate Ontario’s Online Gambling Privatization Model

June 21, 2024 | By: Heather Fletcher

Online gambling privatization is in Albertans’ future, as the province seeks to become Canada’s second to provide its residents with multiple legal options. The new marketplace will emulate Ontario’s iGaming model and allow private companies to compete with the government-run PlayAlberta. Alberta legislator Dale Nally revealed the plan on June 20. Matthew Lomon of PlayCanada broke the […]

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