Riot rollsback NA servers to 1.60 patch.
An hour into the new 1.61 patch there was some problems with games not starting, and was the first sign of problems.
At about 1:10PST they took down the login servers to inspect the problems occuring, and after 9 and a half long hours the servers where back up, but without the new patch. So all the new balance fixes are not in place, and that means that dodging ranked games will lose you elo once again.
The 1.61 patch will be released “At a later date“, most hopefully along with the highly anticipated Pulsefire Ezreal skin.
On the bright side NA players can now go and play games, and Riot may throw everyone on the server a little gift for the major server outages.
You can read more on the League Forums
and Here: http://na.leagueoflegends.com/board/showthread.php?t=2226294
Now that the Fields of Justice are up, I am going to go carry some games ;)