Mar 06 2014
A businessman who lost $500,000 on table games at a Las Vegas casino on Super Bowl weekend is arguing that he shouldn’t have to pay because he was blackout drunk. Southern California gambler Mark Johnston, 52, is suing the Downtown Grand for loaning him money and serving him drinks when he was visibly intoxicated. Nevada law bars casinos from allowing obviously drunk patrons to gamble and from serving them comped drinks. [Continue Reading]
This might be my favorite article all week. It sounds ridiculous, but I could easily see someone getting into this situation. You’re hammered, the casino is loaning you money with ease, it could happen. I love the fact that he’s suing – I bet you he wins and some kind of rule or regulation is made.