Tuesday 07 July 2015

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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newcommer

itsn't chang also an newcommer? couldnt remeber his name from last year
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1Tuesday, 13 July 2010 20:59
Mahjong News
Sure, Chang Xue also was a new face who did extremely well. Should have mentioned him!

Martin Rep
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