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Only in America: The strip club binge

A man sues a strip club for letting him spend $28,000 there in one night — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

A New York judge has ruled against a man who claimed he shouldn't be liable for $28,000 he spent in one night at a strip club. William Ilg had claimed that staff at the Hustler Club got him so drunk that he became "no longer capable of conducting transactions." But the judge ruled that the club had no duty "to protect plaintiff from the results of his intoxication."