Norwalk, CT: Man gets hit over his head with a metal lamp on his birthday, by a friend of a friend, who also robs him of $9. (source)

Mobile, AL: Two rob a backyard Dominoes game. (source)

Garapan, Saipan: Dispute over a Mahjong game ends in a fight. (source)

Brisbane, Australia: Brisbane Roar coach fired and fined for drunk driving after drinking while playing board games. (source)

Bogota, Columbia: FARC guerrillas injure 6 people playing board games in a back yard when the grenade they threw at soldiers went astray. (source)

Rockford, IL: Two teenagers shot to death over a dice game. (source)

Pattaya, Thailand: Several arrested for playing hi lo. It’s gambler hunting season. (source)