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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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Fanatics Online Casinos Operating in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, West Virginia

Fanatics Betting and Gaming (FBG) introduced its first online casino apps on Aug. 31. Gamblers in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia saw its “PointsBet, a Fanatics Experience” rebranding. The Fanatics online casinos are the result of regulatory approvals in eight legal online gambling states following its purchase of PointsBet USA‘s holdings for $225 million. […]

Ontario Regulator Bans Athletes From Online Gambling Ads ‘to Protect Minors,’ But Adults Happy

September 1, 2023 | By: Heather Fletcher

Ontario bans athletes from online gambling ads beginning on Feb. 28, 2024, “to protect minors.” However, the announcement on Aug. 29, 2023, about the upcoming rule enforcement primarily appears to be making adults happy. On Tuesday, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) published an overview of the new marketing and advertising rules. AGCO said […]

Richmond Casino Vote Will Happen on Nov. 7, Judge Rules

August 24, 2023 | By: Heather Fletcher

A Richmond casino will be on the Nov. 7 ballot. On Aug. 23, a judge decided a legal challenge had no standing in the referendum filing. That means voters will decide whether One Casino and Resort becomes the state’s fifth retail casino, located on the city’s south side. William R. Marchant, chief judge of the Richmond City […]

8 Kentucky Online Sportsbooks a ‘Yes’ to Launch on Sept. 28, Bettors Can Pre-Reg on Aug. 28

August 22, 2023 | By: Heather Fletcher

Eight Kentucky online sportsbooks received approval from the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission (KHRC) to launch in the state’s new marketplace. Retail sports bets begin on Sept. 7 and mobile wagers debut on Sept. 28. Today’s unanimous commission vote provides temporary licenses to the following esports and sports betting operators: Bet365 (mobile) BetMGM (retail and mobile) Caesars […]

California Online Sports Betting Legalization Unlikely to Be on the 2024 Ballot

California online sports betting could be on the November 2024 ballot, but it’s unlikely as advocates appear to have missed a vital deadline in the process to put the question before voters. Today, Aug. 22, was when sports betting advocates should have submitted their petitions to the California Attorney General’s Office (COAG) for signature validation. […]

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