Saturday 04 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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Mahjong News on the spot

Editor Martin Rep will travel to Mestre early July. From the Laguna Palace Hotel, he will write articles about the event for all those who cannot be there themselves. After each session, he will publish the results. Plus all stuff that’s fit to read.
So - during the OEMC, be sure to check this website as often as possible and you will live the OEMC as if you are part of it.


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