Alex Groves writes about casinos for the entertainment team at the Southern California News Group. Alex graduated in 2015 with his bachelor’s degree from Cal State Fullerton, where he majored in print journalism and minored in radio-tv-film. He started his first full-time gig later that year as a breaking news reporter for The Press-Enterprise but has also written stories on arts programs at local high schools, dining and events. In his free time, Alex enjoys hiking and traveling. A craft beer enthusiast, Alex likes to bring back an IPA as a souvenir from every new place he travels.