Shenzhen, China: Nine officials, including chiefs of law enforcement, suspended for playing Mahjong on the job. (source)

Muscle Shoals, AL: In addition to a bunch of video game thefts in the neighborhood, two card games were reported stolen from a store (???). (source)

West Yorks, UK: Jailed serial killer has requested to play board games to relieve his boredom. (source)

Fairfax, VA: Six men arrested for robbing two house card games. (source)