Why did PBS' Frontline kill a gambling documentary?

Norman Weiss

Why did PBS' Frontline kill a gambling documentary?

Former 60 Minutes producer Lowell Bergman spent two years on the 90-minute documentary, Bigger Than Vegas, an “investigation into the shrouded activities of Chinese organized crime figures and money-launderers, and their alleged ties to American-owned casinos,” according to The Daily Beast. Bergman and his team claim PBS killed the documentary out of fear of "litigation from billionaire gambling titans Steve Wynn and Sheldon Adelson."


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