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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

New York Online Casino Legalization Hopes Likely Dead

March 13, 2023 | By: Heather Fletcher

New York online casino legalization may not happen in 2023, says S4856‘s sponsor. State Sen. Joseph P. Addabbo Jr.‘s office told Bonus on March 13 that the measure probably won’t make it into the budget lawmakers are discussing. Bills that are included in the $227 billion state budget tend to become law. Addabbo’s press secretary, […]

Sen. Addabbo: New York Online Casino Dead on March 9 Without Support

March 7, 2023 | By: Heather Fletcher

New York online casino legalization won’t happen during 2023 if Assembly or Senate iGaming bills aren’t included in the “one house” versions of the New York State Legislature‘s budget proposal on March 9. So state Sen. Joseph P. Addabbo Jr. urged iGaming leaders he’d gathered for a roundtable discussion on March 7 to reach out to […]

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