Tuesday 07 July 2015

Playing Mahjong to Honor the Dead

Mourners play mahjong near a coffin during a funeral wake.MANILA Philippines 01 July 2015 - In the Philippines, gambling isn’t just a past time, but a way to honor the dead. Betting games, mah jong, and card tables are often set up at Filipino wakes, or paglalamay, where the tradition is to keep a 24-hour vigil over the deceased until the burial.

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Morten Andersen Danish Riichi Champion

The results





Pos. First Name Last NameNat.Points
1 Morten Andersen DK 78600
2 Anders Labich DK 48000
3 Martin Faartoft DK 46500
4 Claes Schütt DK 46400
5 Wai Ken Tsang GB 44500
6 Jeppe Stig Nielsen DK 39400
7 Martin W. Jacobsen DK 38800
8 Kim Iversen DK 38500
9 Sam Bridge GB 38500
10 Robert Jensen DK 37900
11 Brian Krog DK 34300
12 Camilla Dalsgaard DK 13800
13 Sheila Jakobsen DK 11400
14 Sune G. Thomsen DK 10900
15 Tobias Olsen DK 7200
16 Freddy Christiansen DK 5800
17 Gemma Collinge GB 4200
18 Sebastian Powell GB 1700
19 Tina Christensen DK 1500
20 Harry Kal NE -5800
21 Henrik K. Nielsen DK -18400
22 Tobias Klüpfel GE -21200
23 Henrik Leth DK -31800
24 Alexander Doppelhofer AU -35300
25 Isabel Bahiano Steenholm DK -36200
26 Sylvain Malbec FR -36500
27 Frank Rostved DK -42900
28 Lars Therkelsen DK -52200
29 Jeremia Kunnari FI -54800
30 Andreas Pistek GE -61900
31 Mikko Käyhkö FI -75100
32 Lena Smith DK -75800


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