A neighborhood police team in London lost their jobs after it was discovered that they were playing Backgammon and Poker instead of going out on patrol.

Members of the French parliament have been playing chess and poker online during debates in the chamber.

Anti-gambling activists are protesting a Mahjong tournament planned for Matsu, Lienchiang County, Taiwan.

A Trenton man pulled a gun on two guys he was playing dice with, but they beat him with a stick and flagged down police. A dice player in Cairo, Missouri was allegedly shot and killed by men who’s money he won in the game. Another man was shot and killed at a corner-lot dice game in Canton, Ohio. In Columbus, a man shot at a dice game is doing OK. Another dice game-related shooting occurred in Opelousas, Louisiana.