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Mahjong (American)

Mahjong (American) image includes stacks of mahjong tiles with red and black coloring. In 1937 the National Mah Jongg league standardized and streamlined the scoring system. Elements like Jokers and the Charleston which were part of various card games found their way into the game. Each year a Scoring Card of hands and rule changes is released. In 1999 the American Mah Jongg Association published its own scoring card each year and sponsors cruises and special events.

American Mah Jongg is a rummylike game for four players. Players try to capture pungs, kongs, quintets, and sixtets from discards and complete hands listed in a scoring card released by one of the two Mah Jongg leagues.

The chart indicating Mahjong (American) requires 2-5 players, plays in 45 minutes, features Abstract Strategy themes, and offers Set collection Mechanics

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