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ID94-Earthly Hand

Question: What is an “Earthly Hand”? Answer: When East player (the only player with 14 tiles) has Mah Jongg after the Charleston, it is called an “Earthly Hand.” If this occurs, it is considered a self-picked mah jongg and the winner is paid double by all players. Also see ID102. Source:  Mah Jongg Made Easy 2020, […]
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ID62-The Heavenly Hand and its Value

Question: What is a Heavenly Hand? Answer: If after the tiles are dealt out, and before the Charleston begins, East player has Mah Jongg it is referred to as a Heavenly Hand. When the game ends, the winner (East) is paid double the value of the hand.     Source:  Mah Jongg Made Easy (2020 page […]
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