December 16, 2009 (CAP Newswire) – Tonight (Wednesday night in U.S. time), the news network CNBC is scheduled to air a special report on the issue of Internet gambling.

It’s no surprise; the topic has gotten a lot of renewed interest in recent weeks thanks to the postponement of the UIGEA rules and the recent congressional hearings initiated by pro-online gambling advocate Barney Frank.

Still, the story is likely to be fairly critical of the industry; a common stance taken among the U.S. media. “Illegal gambling may conjure images of mobsters, bookies, and threats of violence … but while that underground world still exists, technology has made illegal gambling much more accessible,” CNBC states on its website.  

Thanks to Dan Cypra at Poker News Daily for the heads up. Click here to read his entire story; click here to check out the CNBC website.  


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