Gambling is illegal in China, but mahjong falls into a grey area. Photo: Nora Tam

Chinese teachers detained and demoted for playing mahjong at home

  • Group had gathered to play the popular game during the school holidays
  • Police seize average of US$350 per person, but the amount that can legally be bet on mahjong is capped at US$30 per person in Yunnan province
Topic |   China Society

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Gambling is illegal in China, but mahjong falls into a grey area. Photo: Nora Tam
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