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+ using that shopkeeper's toilet. What japes.
it supports your hypothesis.
With rules loosely based on Poker.
It hits that pretty great sweet spot where it's not just blind chance and the skills involved in playing well can be maintained easily while tired/drunk.
Downloaded a board game app last year ("your move") and was playing lots of chess, backgammon, scrabble and othello and then decided to give yahtzee a bash. Took me about 100 games to realise that you could hold some of your dice when you were taking a second or third roll - I thought I was just having really shit luck compared to everyone else.
Bought the wife the real thing for Christmas; we play it whilst drinking wine of a Saturday night. Hardcore.