Players Outcome Player A declares mah jongg in error Player A stops playing, but is still responsible for paying the winner the value of the winning hand. Game proceeds with Player B, C, and D All players pay the winner
Players Outcome Player A has too many tiles Player A’s hand is declared dead and they stop playing. Player B has too few tiles Player B’s hand is declared dead and they stop playing. Player C and Player D continue
Players Outcome Player A declares mah jongg in error Player A stops playing. Player B throws in their hand Player B stops playing. Game proceeds with Player C and D Player C has exposures showing they need a tile to
Players Outcome Player A declares mah jongg in error Player A stops playing. Player B and Player C throw in their hands in without verifying the winning hand Player B and Player C stop playing. Player D has the only
If a player claims a discard for mah jongg and the player’s mah jongg was in error, the claimed discard remains with that player’s dead hand and cannot be reclaimed or called by another player.
If a player declares mah jongg but has not exposed any of their tiles, they may change their minds and continue playing without penalty.
Players should verify a winner’s mah jongg before throwing in their hands. If the mah jongg was not verified, and a player throws in their hand and breaks the wall, they are responsible for stopping the game.
If a player picks a tile from the wall, declares mah jongg, and starts to expose his tiles only to find out he did not have mah jongg, their hand would be considered dead.