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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].

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No ‘FanDuel IPO,’ But Parent Company Flutter Moves to NYSE

January 29, 2024 | By: Heather Fletcher

Online gambling industry investors watched at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 29, as FanDuel’s parent company joined the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Dublin-based Flutter Entertainment now trades on the NYSE under the stock symbol FLUT. That means the parent company of the No. 1 US online sportsbook and the No. 2 US online casino […]

Nevada Gaming Control Board Site May Have Been Hacked

January 25, 2024 | By: Heather Fletcher

The Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) site appears to have been the victim of a cyberattack. On Jan. 25, the possible NGCB hack was even listed in its Google results. Below the Gaming Control Board — State of Nevada site listing, Google warned searchers on Jan. 25: This site may be hacked. Although the result […]

Iowa May Be Out of 2024 Running to Legalize Online Casino Gambling

January 24, 2024 | By: Heather Fletcher

Iowa may not legalize online casino gambling this year, state Rep. Bobby Kaufmann told Bonus on Jan. 24. However, HSB227 remains active. Kaufmann, R-Wilton, informed Bonus: I am a supporter but I do not think the votes are there this year. The industry is continuing to educate people. On March 8, 2023, Kaufmann introduced HSB227. On […]

New York Bill About ‘Predatory Sportsbook Bonuses’ Introduced in Assembly, Despite Having Been Addressed

January 23, 2024 | By: Heather Fletcher

New York lawmakers are again asking gaming regulators to address “predatory sportsbook bonuses,” despite regulators adopting new rules addressing that issue last year. Meanwhile, on Jan. 18, an Assemblyman introduced AB8843, and on Jan. 3, a Senator reintroduced SB5395. That means the 2024 New York online casino bill sits in the same Senate committee as the […]

Fanatics Casino Is Taking Bets in Pennsylvania as of Jan. 22

January 22, 2024 | By: Heather Fletcher

Fanatics Casino began taking bets in Pennsylvania on Jan. 22. As Bonus reported on Jan. 16, the online gambling app switched from PointsBet, a Fanatics Experience, to Fanatics Sportsbook and Casino. The change happened because sports merchandise etailer Fanatics bought the US holdings of Australian online gambling operator PointsBet. After that August purchase of the […]

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