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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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Noisy mahjong gamblers caught

The four, between 30 and 50 years old, were noted by passing police officers because of the noise they made. They were caught in the act. Police found an amount of 1,700 euros the Chinese had been gambling for.

(La Nazione)

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1Wednesday, 24 August 2011 18:32
N.C
Ohhhh I can't beleive it !

I'm in Toscane too !! Close Siena.
I wondered to improve my gaming during my holidays but I can't found player...

This news is funny indeed :)
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