A gambler who lost $500,000 (£298,000) in 17 hours at a Las Vegas casino has claimed he should not pay his debt because he was too drunk.
Car makers are all showcasing their latest driverless models in Las Vegas. But will consumers be tempted to let a computer take the wheel?
With an increasing number of us living in to old age and wanting to stay independent, technology has some novel answers to keep us healthy.
Audi's self-parking car uses ultrasound and on-board cameras to perform tricky manoeuvres without the need for human control.
Its 'park assist' system can handle parallel and perpendicular parking and notifies the driver with a dashboard message once it finds a space large enough.
More from CES 2013: Robot allows doctor to check on hospital patients remotely
In the future, patients in hospital may be attended to by robots instead of doctors or nurses. The invention will allow doctors who are not at the hospital to remotely check up on and speak to patients using a videolink.
Other gadgets include smart phone apps that keep track of the user's heart rate and blood pressure.
These are just some of the health-related inventions being showcased at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
ITV News' correspondent Lewis Vaughan Jones reports:
The future of smart TVs were on display at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
The world's largest consumer technology exhibition has been showcasing the latest in hardware devices. 20,000 products and prototypes have been unveiling, including new 45-inch TVs, new 20-inch tablets and the latest in sound engineering.
Exhibitors at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas have been showcasing some new products aimed at the younger technology consumers.
Protection for the gadgets many of us already have at home has been popular at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
The latest 'Ultra HD' and smart televisions are on display at Las Vegas' CES 2013, the world's largest consumer tech show.
ITV News correspondent Lewis Vaughan Jones reports:
Over 3,000 exhibitors showcased their newest gadgets and innovations to kick start the Las Vegas 2013 CES technology show. Among them were Samsung's concept 'curved television'.
When it comes to big name brands in the world of consumer electronics, the UK doesn't leap to the top of the list. The power still lies with South Korea, China, Japan and the United States.
But were still a key player - especially when compared to other European countries. The UK has the largest technology market of any country in Europe with £8 billion spent each year. That accounts for almost 15% of the £140 billion spent throughout Europe annually.
The technology sector and investment is growing too. It currently contributes 12% of GDP and results in 600,000 direct jobs in the country. Companies like ARM are evidence that Britain's technology industry can still play a key role in designing components found in the international giants products.