While he wasn’t second in command of the United States nuclear arsenal, Rear Adm. Timothy M. Giardina not only had a 15 hour a week gambling habit he also may have had a one-man poker chip counterfeiting operation in which he used paint and stickers to make $1 poker chips into $500 poker chips.
This led to repeated bans from local casinos, eventually a lifetime ban and finally his nuclear weapons were taken away.
[ed.note: This post has been updated.]
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