Today Mahjong is gaining incredible popularity throughout the world. This game is presented in several varieties, its variations can turn into a logical task, a game of 2 opponents, or gambling entertainment. It is gambling mahjong that is used today in most gambling establishments, it is also called solo mahjong, the analysis of the rules of which is the subject of this article.
Despite the simplicity, you still need to get used to the game, and for a rather long time. At the start, the player receives 14 tiles on which various symbols are applied. In a separate window (on the so-called wall), 24 tiles are depicted, which are laid out with pictures down so that it is impossible to peep the suits.
The essence of solo mahjong is very simple – you need to choose 1 of the tiles and find the same one on the wall, using no more than 3 attempts for this. According to the rules, there are no restrictions on the use of already postponed tiles, but this is only relevant for solo mahjong, since this cannot be done in classic mahjong.
What kind of knuckles are there?
In total, there are 5 suits in this game, of which 3 are digital, and the remaining 2 are alphabetic. Digital suits are called so – points, won, bars. For each suit in the game, there are 9 numbered tiles with different pictures.
The remaining 2 letter suits are called dragons and winds. The winds have 4 knuckles, which correspond to the west, east, south and north winds (respectively W, E, S, N). Dragons have 3 knuckles – white, green, red (Wh, G and R, respectively).
In the solo variety, most casinos offer only 4 tiles of the same denomination and denomination. By collecting the dice, the player can collect the following combinations:
- Pong – 3 tiles of 1 suit and face value.
- Kong – 4 tiles, which have 1 suit and face value.
- Chi – 3 consecutive suited tiles.
- Pair – 2 tiles of the same denomination and suit.
Pay attention to the odds – they may vary slightly in different casinos. Also, combinations can be combined.
How is the game going?
In classic mahjong, the player must score 700 points in order to defeat the opponent. But in the solo variety, everything is much simpler. The player receives 14 tiles, 1 more will be demolished. Next, you have to act at random – we open 3 positions in the wall. Payments will be calculated automatically. We draw the attention of the reader that in a mahjong solo pro the player must independently demolish one of his own dice.
Let’s highlight the main thing
So, having studied the above, it becomes clear that a player cannot do anything at all to increase his chances of winning, this is a gambling entertainment game and nothing else. In the Pro version, according to available data, a return of 98% is provided, but you cannot do without a strategy here.