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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

Addabbo Believes Legal New York iGaming, iLottery Inevitable, Despite Continued Union Opposition

April 24, 2024 | By: Heather Fletcher

State Sen. Joseph P. Addabbo Jr. told Bonus he’ll continue to advocate for legal New York online casinos, poker, and iLottery in 2024. The sponsor of SB8185 said so on April 24, despite Bonus mentioning that the iGaming and iLottery bill’s primary opponent — the retail casino workers union — remained against the proposed legislation. […]

Rhode Island Online Casino Saw $1.2 Million in Revenue in March, With ‘Momentum’ Hitting in April

April 22, 2024 | By: Heather Fletcher

Bally Casino generated $1.2 million in net gaming revenue in Rhode Island in March, the debut month for the state’s first and only online casino. Regulators revealed the first official revenue numbers to legislators and the general public on April 22 during a Permanent Joint Committee on State Lottery meeting. That number sets a slower […]

‘It’s Dead’ Says Sponsor of Maine Online Casino Bill That Would’ve Benefited Tribes

The Maine online casino bill that would’ve allowed tribes to partner with iGaming operators failed in both chambers of the Maine Legislature on April 16. “It’s dead,” LD1777 sponsor state Rep. Laura D. Supica told Bonus. If it had passed and been approved by voters in November, the online gambling operators would have been Caesars […]

Ohio Lawmakers May Need Voter Approval to Expand Racino Gambling

April 15, 2024 | By: Heather Fletcher

Ohio lawmakers are considering various forms of gambling expansion, but some of the possibilities, such as adding table games at racinos, will require voter approval in a referendum. That seemed to be the consensus at the final meeting of the Study Commission on the Future of Gaming in Ohio. The April 11 gathering at the Ohio […]

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