Thursday 24 July 2014


Martin Rep resigns

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PUTEAUX, July 16th - Martin Rep, founder of Mahjong News, resigns as the editor of the one and only Independent Internet Mahjong Newspaper. He made his decision public in a speech which he delivered during the opening ceremony of the World Riichi Championship in Puteaux. He will be succeeded by Scott D. Miller, who has been an associate editor for some months.

Mr. Rep (1946) is a professional journalist. He was involved in organizing the first Open European Mahjong Championship (Nijmegen, 2005) and the first European Riichi Mahjong Championship (Hanover, 2008). The World Riichi Championship 2014 was initialized by him.

Mr. Scott D. Miller is the author of the mahjong instruction book ‘Mahjong From A to Zhú’ (Psionic Press 2013) and an instructor of the game at Amarillo College. He played in the European Riichi Mahjong Championship 2013 in Austria and was a referee in the World Riichi Mahjong Championship.

 

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Mahjong Logic Signs Land-Based Casino Hippodrome

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DOUGLAS, Isle of Man – March 19th, 2012  – Mahjong Logic, Ltd., a leading peer to peer online mahjong software provider worldwide, has just announced the signing of the Hippodrome Casino based in London as a new licensee. As a land-­based London casino the Hippodrome Casino represents the trend of brick and mortar entities moving to online gaming.

"We are excited to bring a strong traditional casino with years of history and experience to the world of online mahjong", said Jonas Alm, Mahjong Logic CEO. "Being located next to London’s Chinatown allows our software and the game of mahjong to become more popular to the ever growing overseas Chinese marketplace and beyond.”

There are over 40 million Overseas Chinese worldwide with many other non-­Chinese Asians as avid players as well. It is a game that is well ingrained in the general Chinese and Asian cultures with many people already are familiar with the rules of the game.

Large percentage

"The Hippodrome Casino will have a large percentage of Chinese and Asian players who all know and love the game of mahjong," said George Constantinou Head of Online Gaming at The Hippodrome Casino. “Partnering with Mahjong Logic allows us to immediately offer online mahjong to our customer base and leverage their already existing player liquidity pool”.

About Hippodrome Casino

The new re­‐opening of the Hippodrome Casino will happen in May of 2012. The restoration of the new casino began in July 2009 with an estimate £45m budget. This Grade II listed building adjacent to Leicester Square was originally built in 1900 for Moss Empires Ltd for £250,000, by renowned Victorian theatre architect Frank Matcham.

(Mahjong Logic)



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