Mahjong houses fall silent as China purifies its social environment

//Mahjong houses fall silent as China purifies its social environment

Mahjong houses fall silent as China purifies its social environment

China’s “national pastime” of mahjong is facing a clampdown in a number of jurisdictions as part of a nationwide campaign against “dark and evil forces”.Two local governments have ordered mahjong houses and poker rooms to be closed by Tuesday in a bid to “purify the social environment” and “improve the image of citizens”. Failure to comply carries a penalty of up to three years in jail.According to separate police announcements issued on Sunday, the affected jurisdictions include Yushan county…

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