A variation created by the National Mah Jongg League supports a 5-player game. Some people call this, “playing with a bettor”, or “5th player betting” Here’s how it works
If a bettor chooses East as the winning player and East is lucky enough to have a Heavenly Hand after the deal, the bettor is paid as usual. This rule is not found in Mah Jongg Made Easy or any Bulletin.
When a Bettor forgets to make his bet either in writing or on a betting device, he is penalized by having to pay the winner as do the other players.
If a bettor interferes with a game in session in any way, they do not get paid but rather must pay out the appropriate amount due at the end of the game.
When play a game with a 5th player (bettor), one player sits out while the other four play. After the Charleston