Courts have long established that you can’t commit criminal acts like assault, rape or murder and then plead ‘not guilty by reason of shitfacedness’. Similarly, you can’t lose a shitload of money gambling and then claim you were too shitfaced to know what you were doing. After all, would these hungover gamblers have showed up at casinos the morning after, full of remorse and seeking to return money they’d won while they’d been drinking? (That scene would be only slightly less imaginable if they were to ride up to the casino doors astride a unicorn.) Read more.