Madrid, Spain: A Spanish nightclub, while holding a teens-only evening (12-18, no alcohol or smoking), invited girls to offer themselves up for auction and boys to bid on them with Monopoly money. The auction winner could then spend time alone with the girl in the club’s private section. The club is being investigated (on charges of being deplorable and sexist, apparently). (source)

Calumet City, IN: Card game turns into a brawl, three arrests. The three beat up a fourth with baseball bats and a knife. (source)

Galway, Ireland: A man sold drugs to support his card game habit, because he didn’t have enough money to pay back his debts. The court  fined him 700 EUR, and sentenced him to seven months in prison. (source)