Tag: <span>Betting</span>

ID114-5th Player Betting Rules and Payment

Question: How do you play with a 5th player (Bettor)? Answer: A variation created by the National Mah Jongg League supports a 5-player game.  Some people call this, “playing with a bettor”, or “5th player betting” Here’s how it works.: The game begins with four players seated at the table while the 5th player sits […]
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ID100-The Bettor Forgot to Bet

Question: What happens if the bettor forgot to bet? Answer: When a bettor forgets to place the bet either in writing or on a betting device, they must pay the winner just like the other players. This rule is not in Mah Jongg Made Easy Source:   National Mah Jongg League Bulletin Q&A 1987
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ID10-Playing with Bettors

Question: Can a bettor talk to the players during the game? Or, can a bettor change their bet once a game has begun? Answer: Under no circumstance can a bettor talk to or in any way interfere with a game in session. Once a bet is made it cannot be altered in any way. If […]
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