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Passing Jokers During the Charleston (Article ID 133)

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Abstract:  Jokers can never be passed during the Charleston. If a player received a joker during the Charleston they must give it back to the players who passed it to them.

Question from a player:  Can I pass a joker in the Charleston?

Answer from the NMJL:  “A joker may never be passed.”

Source:  Mah Jongg Made Easy 2020 page 14, bullet 4 (Other Tips)

Other answers from the NMJL: 

“A joker may not be passed in the Charleston for any reason whatsoever.”

“…and you may not pass a joker in the Charleston.”

Sources for other answers: National Mah Jongg League Q&A (1973, 1974)



Passing Jokers During the Charleston (Article ID 133)
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