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Playing Mahjong to Honor the Dead

Mourners play mahjong near a coffin during a funeral wake.MANILA Philippines 01 July 2015 - In the Philippines, gambling isn’t just a past time, but a way to honor the dead. Betting games, mah jong, and card tables are often set up at Filipino wakes, or paglalamay, where the tradition is to keep a 24-hour vigil over the deceased until the burial.

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Last weeks for Cherry Blossom; the French are coming!

After the success of the Paris riichi championship last week, the 'riichi virus' has affected the French. Until now, 14 of them have subscribed to the Cherry Blossom tournament. Just like the previous edition, over 60 players already are listed.

The day after the Cherry Blossom Tournament, the Washizu in Holland Tournament will be held, also in Nijmegen. But this tournament is fully subscribed; new applicants will be put on a waiting list.

How to subscribe

List of participants

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1Tuesday, 29 March 2011 15:44
Salmiok
Hi,

Looks Too Good To Be real, right ? :)

See you there

Regards
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