Former San Diego Mayor Admits $1 Billion In Gambling Losses

Maureen O'Connor

Former San Diego Mayor Maureen O’Connor acknowledged in federal court Thursday that she took $2 million from her late husband's charitable foundation to pay for her addiction to video poker — and lost $1 billion wagering over the course of a decade.

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