- set the official rules for the American version of the game
- publish the card each year that contains the standard hands for each year
- settle disputes about the rules of the game
- sell mah jongg merchandise
- replace missing tiles to match your set
The new card will arrive about April 1, 2012 this coming year. This is an event that the Drs. anxiously await each year! A new card! New hands! How exciting!
But did you know that there is also and American Mah Jongg Association.
- sponsor tournaments and events
- sell mah jongg related items
- maintain a mailing list regarding their events
This is the group that sponsored the first North American Tournament of Mah-Jongg.
The winners are posted on the website here. Prize money ranged from $75 (for 12th) to $2500 (for 1st)
Congrats to all of the winners! Especially to Kate Forest. I spoke with Kate during the games and found it was her FIRST tournament. Nice job, Kate!