Saturday 23 August 2014

Bielby Wins UK Riichi Mahjong Open 2014

UK Open Podium

FARNHAM, United Kingdom, August 17 - The 5th UK Riichi Mahjong Open results are in. Philip Bielby, after finishing at the top of yesterday's competition, was able to fend of his competitors to stay on top to take home 1st Place. Daina Chiba and Shaun Drury took 2nd and 3rd.

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Editor Scott D. Miller

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AMARILLO, Texas - As from today, Scott D. Miller is the Editor-in-Chief of Mahjong News. He is the successor of  Martin Rep, the founder of the only and only Independent Internet Mahjong Newspaper. 

Dr. 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.

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"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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