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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Venice Wedding

Thanks for the nice picture Martin and for a good mahjong blog. A special thanks also goes out to the two danish players Muyten and Jesper Willemoes that acted as witnesses at the wedding and to the friends and players that managed to navigate around the allyes of Venice and and find the wedding hall :) Best regards Lone, Lars & Oliver
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