Matt Schoch is a lead writer for PlayMichigan. He’s been reporting on the sports betting industry, online casinos, online poker, and fantasy sports since early 2020.
Before covering the gambling industry, Schoch was a newspaper sports reporter for the Detroit News, Virgin Islands Daily News, Springfield (Mo.) News-Leader and Port Huron (Mich.) Times-Herald. He has also covered professional and major college sports for The Associated Press. He earned a degree in journalism from Central Michigan University and grew up in Royal Oak, MI. Schoch lives in downtown Detroit, overlooking Comerica Park.
Schoch is also a former blackjack dealer.
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