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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

American Online Casino Gamblers Broke Revenue Records in November 2023, Proving iGaming Outlasted Covid

December 21, 2023 | By: Heather Fletcher

Revenue figures are in for the US iGaming states, and American online casino gamblers broke records in November 2023. Considering the top three iGaming states are on pace to bring in about $2 billion each this year, online casino gambling interest seems to have outlasted coronavirus blahs. Pennsylvania’s $191.9 million in gross gaming revenue (GGR) […]

New Jersey Nearing Law Ordering Gambling Education at Universities Partnering With Sportsbooks

December 18, 2023 | By: Heather Fletcher

New Jersey may soon order gambling education at universities that partner with sports betting operators or their vendors if SB4231 becomes law. Those institutions of higher learning must also offer students information about a problem gambling hotline, according to the bill that moved from the House to the Senate on Dec. 11. If Senators approve the […]

DraftKings Massachusetts Class Action Alleges ‘Deceptive’ Ads By Hometown Sportsbook Operator

December 11, 2023 | By: Heather Fletcher

A DraftKings Massachusetts class action lawsuit alleges the Boston-based online gambling operator used “unfair and deceptive” marketing and advertising on residents of its home state. On Dec. 8, Melissa Scanlon and Shane Harris filed a complaint with the Massachusetts Superior Court requesting triple damages under the Massachusetts Consumer Protection Act. Scanlon and Harris claim DraftKings Sportsbook […]

Hard Rock Bet Waitlist Ends, Florida Online Sports Betting Open to All

December 8, 2023 | By: Heather Fletcher

There’s no more Hard Rock Bet waitlist. As the online sports betting operator’s ad proclaims seven times in 60 seconds, “Hard Rock Bet is legal in Florida.” On Dec. 5, a post on X by Matt Primeaux — Hard Rock Bet’s executive managing director and president — let Florida’s sports bettors know the app was open […]

Jackpot City Online Casino Debuts in Pennsylvania

December 7, 2023 | By: Heather Fletcher

Jackpot City Online Casino (JCOC) is live in Pennsylvania, and the online gambling operator mentioned plans to bring the app to New Jersey soon. For now, JCOC is available in the Keystone State on Android devices and desktop computers, with an iPhone app coming later. The Jackpot City debut is the latest event in a […]

Jackpocket Casino Is Open and the Site Is Ready to Appeal to New Jersey Lottery Players

December 5, 2023 | By: Heather Fletcher

Jackpocket Casino may be New Jersey’s newest iGaming app, but the online casino already has an established audience of New Jersey Lottery (NJL) players. That’s because the online casino’s parent company owns Jackpocket, the lottery ticket courier app that Garden Staters have been using since December 2019. That’s why gamblers who deposit money on the […]

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