Not criminal, but in Tacoma, WA: Play Bunco, and help Crime Stoppers find and publicize unregistered sex offenders (who are supposed to be registered but aren’t). (source)

Jersey City, NJ: Man beaten and robbed of his $2,000 winnings after a dice game by the losers. (source)

Keene, NH: A house of corrections will be adding Backgammon to the available games of Chess, Checkers, and Solitaire. (source)

Clark County, OH: Two brothers struggle over a loaded shotgun while having an argument over a dice game, when … (source) Only the ceiling was injured.