About the Author

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

FanDuel TV to Take on Cable Sports Channels, Debuts on Sept. 1

August 25, 2022 | By: Heather Fletcher

This story about FanDuel TV is breaking news and will be updated. FanDuel is getting in the cable sports game. The online gambling operator will bring the newest cable sports channel, FanDuel TV, to sports bettors starting at 10 a.m. on Sept. 1. That means it will compete for attention and eyeballs with channels like […]

Addabbo, Pro-New York Online Casino Leader, Faces Primary Challengers

August 23, 2022 | By: Heather Fletcher

This is a breaking news story about New York online casino advocate Joe Addabbo’s primary election and will be updated. Online gambling insiders expect New York online casino to be the next legal jurisdiction. In order for that to happen, state legislators need to vote. Before that occurs, New York voters have to decide today […]

BetMGM Reputation to Stay Linked with Entain, LeoVegas

August 22, 2022 | By: Heather Fletcher

Online gambling operator BetMGM‘s parent company, MGM Resorts International, doesn’t seem troubled by pending legal issues relating to Entain and LeoVegas. Both organizations are closely associated with the BetMGM reputation at the moment. Jersey City, NJ-based BetMGM is the US online casino market leader. MGM wants to expand on that online gambling reach by entering […]

Kansas Sports Betting Takes the Field on Sept. 8, Start of NFL Season

August 18, 2022 | By: Heather Fletcher

In theory, Kansas sports betting may have nearly 6 million possible wagerers. Online sportsbook operators call a more scientific version of that “total addressable market (TAM),” and the term will be relevant when sports betting officially launches on Sept. 8, the same day the NFL season begins. Soft launches, or testing the apps with limited times […]

Addabbo Faces Opposition – Is New York Online Casino Doomed?

August 17, 2022 | By: Heather Fletcher

Next year’s budget talks are expected to include a New York online casino proposal, and Sen. Joseph Addabbo will be its staunchest advocate. However, the Democrat from Howard Beach first needs to win reelection in order to do so. In the Aug. 23 primary, Addabbo faces competition from candidates Albert Baldeo and Japneet Singh. If […]

Lottery Winners Offered Free Financial Planning in Connecticut

August 16, 2022 | By: Heather Fletcher

Connecticut lottery winners may be the first in the nation to be offered free financial planning assistance, but Rob Simmelkjaer hopes they won’t be the last. He believes private online gambling operators, like DraftKings and Mohegan Sun Casino, may even want to consider adding the option, he tells Bonus.com today. Simmelkjaer, the board chairman of […]

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