Tampa, FL: Two inmates escape from jail in part aided by warden’s obsessive distraction with card games. (source)

Kidlington, UK: Man goes to report robbery, but none of the 14 police officers would take his complaint as they were all gambling in the police poker game (legal in police stations for police officers, too). (source)

Fort Pierce, FL: A man’s girlfriend slashes his tires, and some other guy hits him in the head with a chair and another steals his wallet at a card game. (source)