Tag: <span>Mah jongg</span>

ID85-Penalty for Discarding the Winning Tile 

Question: What is the penalty if I discard the winning tile to another player? Answer: If you are not playing for points or money, there is no penalty for throwing the winning tile. However, becoming a strong and defensive player means knowing when not to throw an obvious winning tile to a player and when […]
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ID58-Process After a Player Declares Mah Jongg

Question: What happens once a player declares Mah Jongg? Answer: Once a player declares Mah Jongg, all players must wait to verify the player’s Mah Jongg is a valid one before tossing in their hand, this will avoid another player’s hand from being declared dead. Then, congratulate the winner! Source:  Mah Jongg Made Easy 2020 […]
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ID45-Arranging Tiles After a Declared Mah Jongg

Question: If I declare Mah Jongg, am I allowed to or should I put my tiles in the correct order of the hand? Answer: Once a player has declared Mah Jongg, it’s not only permissible but standard practice to display one’s hand in the order as shown on the card. A player should reorder their […]
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ID26-Pushing Out and Picking From the Wrong Wall 

Question: What happens if the wrong wall is pushed out and someone notices and a player picked and racked their tile? Answer:   When a player pushes out the wrong wall and someone notices that a player has picked and racked a tile from that wall, that player’s hand should be declared dead. The game […]
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ID1-About

MahjPedia is an online encyclopedia providing National Mah Jongg rules in a question and answer format, strategies and more. Questions are derived from the annual bulletins and may have been recreated for clarity. Answers and sources are provided from the most up to date answer found in either a bulletin or the latest publication of  […]
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