Mahjong is a popular Chinese game played with sets of tiles. Simone will be teaching the American mahjong version with special bingo-like scoring cards. American mahjong is unique from Chinese mahjong in that it utilizes racks, jokers, and “Hands and Rules” score cards. The excitement of mahjong lies in the decisions that you will constantly have to make. Should you discard a tile and gain an advantage, or stay with a decent hand? There is the exhilaration of winning a hand as well as regret at not having been bold enough to have made a different choice. Like poker, you will learn a lot about your opponents as you play mahjong and adjust your strategy according to their strengths and weaknesses.