In 2007, a game of Go Fish in a Florida prison led to a tip that solved a three-year-old murder.
14 Cases Solved in Florida.
10 Cases Solved in South Carolina.
17 states where decks are distributed, 40 cases have been solved, and hundreds of tips have come in through the phone lines.
Connecticut’s first 2 decks generated 470 tips from inmates.
A total of 9 Connecticut cold cases have been solved as a result of the playing card program, Chief State’s Attorney Kevin Kane told Slate.
As of April 2015, the Colorado Bureau of Investigation has received more than 60 tips from inmates using the cards.