Mahjong houses in several Chinese jurisdictions are closing down as authorities deem them noisy places where people gamble. Photo: Shutterstock. Mahjong houses in several Chinese jurisdictions are closing down as authorities deem them noisy places where people gamble. Photo: Shutterstock.
Mahjong houses in several Chinese jurisdictions are closing down as authorities deem them noisy places where people gamble. Photo: Shutterstock.
China Society

Mahjong houses fall silent as China purifies its social environment

  • Two more local governments ban game widely regarded as a national pastime but which others view as encouraging gambling

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Mahjong houses in several Chinese jurisdictions are closing down as authorities deem them noisy places where people gamble. Photo: Shutterstock. Mahjong houses in several Chinese jurisdictions are closing down as authorities deem them noisy places where people gamble. Photo: Shutterstock.
Mahjong houses in several Chinese jurisdictions are closing down as authorities deem them noisy places where people gamble. Photo: Shutterstock.
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