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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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Ohioans Soon to See Testimony About ‘The Future of Gaming in Ohio’ on Dedicated Site

February 21, 2024 | By: Heather Fletcher

Soon, Ohioans can vet testimony given to the Study Commission on the Future of Gaming in Ohio for themselves. On Feb. 20, commission co-chairman Jay Edwards announced the construction of the testimony site during a meeting dedicated to discussing possible online casino legalization. A spokeswoman for the state gaming regulator told Bonus that state Rep. […]

WynnBet Closing Down As Caesars Buys Michigan WynnBet Casino, Fanatics Moving Into PointsBet Spot

WynnBet will soon cease operations, a Wynn Resorts spokesman told Bonus on Feb. 20. The catalyst is Caesars Entertainment taking over the online gambling operator’s “skins” there, with an emphasis on iGaming and Michigan WynnBet Casino. Simultaneously, Fanatics Betting and Gaming (FBG) is putting its bespoke app in place of Michigan’s PointsBet sites. The Wynn () […]

Wyoming Online Casino Bill Dead Due to ‘Failed Introduction’

February 15, 2024 | By: Heather Fletcher

The Wyoming online casino bill state Rep. Bob Davis sponsored is dead because it “failed introduction” on Feb. 15. Twenty-five House members voted in favor of bringing HB120 to the floor, and 36 were among the “nays.” Davis, R-Baggs, talked to Bonus about his Interactive Gaming bill on Feb. 7, when the Wyoming House of […]

Pretlow Introduces Companion New York Online Casino Bill, Addabbo Remains Hopeful

February 15, 2024 | By: Heather Fletcher

The companion New York online casino bill is working its way through the Assembly. Now that state Assemblyman J. Gary Pretlow introduced AB9198 on Feb. 14, both chambers of the New York State Legislature are considering legalizing iGaming. Pretlow, D-Mount Vernon, who has called himself “the father of sports betting,” is the Assembly’s Standing Committee […]

Maryland Online Casino Bill Now Has House Companion Measure

February 9, 2024 | By: Heather Fletcher

Legalizing online casino and poker gambling in Maryland inched closer to fruition on Feb. 9 as Del. Vanessa E. Atterbeary filed a House equivalent to the Senate’s online casino bill. Sen. Ron L. Watson’s legislation is already working its way through that body. Atterbeary, D-Howard County, saw fast movement on the proposed legislation she filed on Feb. […]

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