China arrests 2,200 people in a crackdown on gangs that ran, among other ventures, gambling rings. (source)

A Mexican gang burned down a casino, killing 52 people. (source)

Bacolod, Philippines: 15 people recently arrested for gambling over Tong-its. (source)

Man lured kids into playing RPGs and then molested several of them, some as young as six years old. (source)

Not criminal: A US Airways flight made an unscheduled landing in St Louis because three guys were sitting together playing Backgammon; they were not in their assigned seats, they were Russian Israelis, and they were holding suspicious objects. (source)