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Matt Schoch

Brand Content Manager

Matt Schoch has covered gambling expansions in Michigan, Ontario, Maryland, Ohio and Massachusetts for Catena Media. Schoch comes to Legal Sports Report after covering the sports betting launch in North Carolina with NCSharp.

A Michigan native, Schoch has worked at the Detroit News, the Associated Press, the Virgin Islands Daily News, the Springfield (Mo.) News-Leader, and the Port Huron (Mich.) Times Herald. He has been interviewed by the Cincinnati Business Courier, CBS 62 in Detroit, News 5 Cleveland, The Detroit Free Press, Crain’s Cleveland Business, Fox 17 West Michigan, Maryland Matters, WXYZ Channel 7 in Detroit, and The Betting Predators Podcast.

Formerly an outreach content manager for Catena’s Play Network catalog of sites, Schoch also has covered sailing on the Great Lakes, cricket in the Caribbean, high school and pro playoffs, and the Olympics in Rio. Schoch is also the former host of the Locked On Pistons Podcast and producer of a documentary on Emoni Bates.

A former blackjack dealer in Chicago, Schoch has studied the gambling industry from all sides.